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Tal at the Uppsala Student Olympiad 1956
Compiled by jessicafischerqueen
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This collection is part of Game Collection: Tal's Tournament and Matches 1949-1973

These are all the games Mikhail Tal played at the <Uppsala Student Olympiad 1956>. in correct round order.

(5-15 April)

In the first event he ever played outside of the Soviet Union, Tal won the Gold medal on 3d board, scoring +5 -0 =2.

The USSR finished 1st, over Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Romania and the USA.

"The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal," p.62; http://www.olimpbase.org/1957y/1957... http://www.olimpbase.org/1956y/1956... http://www.olimpbase.org/1956y/1956... Di Felice, "Chess Results 1956-1960," pp.89-91

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More "Tal at the Chess Olympiads":

Game Collection: Tal at the Reykjavik Student Olympiad 1957

Game Collection: Tal at the Varna Student Olympiad 1958

Game Collection: Tal at the Munich Olympiad 1958

Game Collection: Tal at the Leipzig Olympiad 1960

Game Collection: Tal at the Varna Olympiad 1962

Game Collection: Tal at the Havana Olympiad 1966

Game Collection: Tal at the Skopje Olympiad 1972

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Final Round Six- USSR vs Romania

Ghitescu-Tal 1/2

Final Round Seven- USSR vs Hungary

Bilek-Tal 1/2

Preliminary Round 1- USSR vs Sweden
Tal vs N Mogren, 1956 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 21 moves, 1-0

Preliminary Round 2- USSR vs Spain
Tal vs J Mora Corbera, 1956 
(A56) Benoni Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Final Round 1- USSR vs Bulgaria
Tal vs A Kolarov, 1956 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 1-0

Final Round 3- USSR vs Yugoslavia
Tal vs Ivkov, 1956 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 33 moves, 1-0

Final Round 4- USSR vs USA
Tal vs Saidy, 1956 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 44 moves, 1-0

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