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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979)

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Player: Marcelo Javier Tempone

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M J Tempone vs Gheorghiu  ½-½351979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A36 English
2. Z Franco Ocampos vs M J Tempone  1-0501979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C42 Petrov Defense
3. M J Tempone vs Miles 0-1371979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A10 English
4. Ulf Andersson vs M J Tempone 1-0311979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
5. M J Tempone vs Ivkov  0-1391979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
6. Quinteros vs M J Tempone  1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A30 English, Symmetrical
7. M J Tempone vs J A Rubinetti  1-0521979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A04 Reti Opening
8. Larsen vs M J Tempone 1-0401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. M J Tempone vs Petrosian 1-0631979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
10. Spassky vs M J Tempone  1-0511979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C26 Vienna
11. M J Tempone vs Najdorf  0-1351979Buenos Aires (Clarin)E17 Queen's Indian
12. M J Tempone vs Lombardy  ½-½371979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A04 Reti Opening
13. Panno vs M J Tempone  1-0401979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A28 English
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Tempone wins | Tempone loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-16  Joseph Blackcape: Pretty surprising to see Petrosian not only to draw with a 2360 Franco, but at least it was a quick draw in the last round. The real weird thing is him losing (and resigning before an unavoidable mate) to a 2200 FM Tempone, who only scored 2 point in the other 12 games. As a warm up it probably didn't work for him too well either, since next he lost the match with Korchnoi without winning even 1 game too.
Jun-02-19
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  Fusilli: The tournament was the result of Najdorf unrelenting efforts to promote chess in Argentina. He convinced the Clarin newspaper to fund the series of Clarin tournaments in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

In promoting this tournament, he frequently referred to it as having seven world champions on its roster: Spassky and Petrosian, regular champions; Panno, Ivkov, Gheorghiu and Lombardy, world junior champions; and Tempone, world U-16 champion in 1979.

The fans were a bit let down by the large number of draws in 25 moves or less, but Larsen more than compensated for it with his unwavering fighting spirit and great chess.

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