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🏆 Reykjavik (1964)

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Reykjavik 1964 may be termed as the strongest chess tournament held in Iceland to that point. Previously, Iceland had hosted the World Students Team Championship (1957), in which Mikhael Tal participated, ... [more]

Player: Svein Johannessen

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Johannessen vs Tal 0-1151964ReykjavikE70 King's Indian
2. A Gudmundsson vs S Johannessen  0-1251964ReykjavikD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. S Johannessen vs F Thorbergsson  1-0411964ReykjavikD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
4. N Gaprindashvili vs S Johannessen  ½-½431964ReykjavikB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. I Asmundsson vs S Johannessen  0-1331964ReykjavikC70 Ruy Lopez
6. S Johannessen vs F Olafsson 0-1311964ReykjavikB25 Sicilian, Closed
7. S Johannessen vs T Bjornsson  1-0251964ReykjavikE93 King's Indian, Petrosian System
8. S Johannessen vs I Johannsson  1-0451964ReykjavikA22 English
9. M Solmundarson vs S Johannessen  0-1141964ReykjavikB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
10. S Johannessen vs Gligoric  ½-½201964ReykjavikA45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. J Kristinsson vs S Johannessen 0-1401964ReykjavikC18 French, Winawer
12. S Johannessen vs R G Wade  ½-½401964ReykjavikA30 English, Symmetrical
13. G Palmason vs S Johannessen  ½-½291964ReykjavikE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-17-17  Coutinho: Tal almost made it perfect
Feb-17-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I thought it looked like Marlboro, not Chesterfield.
Jul-17-20  sakredkow: What a great write up of this tournament. I really enjoyed playing through Tal-Gligoric which I hadn't seen before. I'm sure there's many more interesting games.

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