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🏆 Buenos Aires (Clarin) (1979) Chess Event Description
The event was sponsored by the newspaper ... [more]

Player: Zenon Franco Ocampos

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Spassky vs Z Franco Ocampos 1-0411979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B25 Sicilian, Closed
2. Z Franco Ocampos vs M J Tempone  1-0501979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C42 Petrov Defense
3. Lombardy vs Z Franco Ocampos 0-1301979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A34 English, Symmetrical
4. Z Franco Ocampos vs Panno  ½-½211979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. Gheorghiu vs Z Franco Ocampos  1-0321979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D85 Grunfeld
6. Najdorf vs Z Franco Ocampos  1-0341979Buenos Aires (Clarin)D85 Grunfeld
7. Z Franco Ocampos vs Miles 0-1361979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. Ulf Andersson vs Z Franco Ocampos 1-0421979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
9. Z Franco Ocampos vs Ivkov  1-0601979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
10. Quinteros vs Z Franco Ocampos  ½-½651979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A22 English
11. Z Franco Ocampos vs J A Rubinetti  ½-½771979Buenos Aires (Clarin)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. Larsen vs Z Franco Ocampos 1-0231979Buenos Aires (Clarin)A15 English
13. Z Franco Ocampos vs Petrosian ½-½161979Buenos Aires (Clarin)C15 French, Winawer
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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.
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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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