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Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1976
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The 38th Annual Hoogovens Chess Tournament was a category XII event held in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands in 1976. 12 top grandmasters competed in a round robin format in the prestigous A event. The participants were (in order of ELO): Ljubomir Ljubojevic (2620), Mikhail Tal (2615), Jan Smejkal (2615), Ulf Andersson (2585), Walter Shawn Browne (2585), Fridrik Olfasson (2550), Mark Dvoretzky (2540), Bojan Kurajica (2525), Gennadi Sosonko (2505), Kick Langeweg (2450), Hans Bohm (2425), and Hans Ree (2420). Olafsson and Ljubojevic shared first place, each with 7.5/11.

1 Olafsson * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 2 Ljubojevic ½ * 0 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 3 Kurajica ½ 1 * 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 4 Tal ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 5 Smejkal ½ ½ 1 ½ * 0 ½ 1 1 0 ½ 0 6 Browne 0 0 ½ ½ 1 * ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 7 Andersson ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 8 Ree 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 9 Dvoretzky ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ 1 10 Langeweg 0 ½ ½ 0 1 0 1 ½ 0 * ½ ½ 11 Sosonko 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 1 12 Bohm ½ 0 0 0 1 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 *

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Round One
M Dvoretzky vs Ljubojevic, 1976 
(B51) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 35 moves, 0-1

Kurajica vs H Bohm, 1976
(B10) Caro-Kann, 57 moves, 1-0

K Langeweg vs Ree, 1976
(A09) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smejkal vs F Olafsson, 1976
(A05) Reti Opening, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sosonko vs Browne, 1976
(E17) Queen's Indian, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Andersson, 1976 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round Two
Andersson vs M Dvoretzky, 1976
(A15) English, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

H Bohm vs Ljubojevic, 1976
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 48 moves, 0-1

Browne vs Smejkal, 1976
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 39 moves, 1-0

Kurajica vs K Langeweg, 1976
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Olafsson vs Tal, 1976
(E12) Queen's Indian, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ree vs Sosonko, 1976
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round Three
M Dvoretzky vs F Olafsson, 1976
(B40) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Langeweg vs H Bohm, 1976
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ljubojevic vs Andersson, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 34 moves, 1-0

Smejkal vs Ree, 1976
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 40 moves, 1-0

Sosonko vs Kurajica, 1976
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Browne, 1976
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round Four
H Bohm vs Andersson, 1976
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Browne vs M Dvoretzky, 1976
(B33) Sicilian, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kurajica vs Smejkal, 1976
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 67 moves, 0-1

K Langeweg vs Sosonko, 1976
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Olafsson vs Ljubojevic, 1976
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ree vs Tal, 1976
(A17) English, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round Five
Andersson vs F Olafsson, 1976
(A15) English, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Dvoretzky vs Ree, 1976
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ljubojevic vs Browne, 1976 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 133 moves, 1-0

Smejkal vs K Langeweg, 1976
(A13) English, 25 moves, 0-1

Sosonko vs H Bohm, 1976
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 57 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Kurajica, 1976 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 57 moves, 0-1

Round Six
H Bohm vs F Olafsson, 1976
(E61) King's Indian, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Browne vs Andersson, 1976 
(E43) Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kurajica vs M Dvoretzky, 1976 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 40 moves, 1-0

K Langeweg vs Tal, 1976
(B06) Robatsch, 48 moves, 0-1

Ree vs Ljubojevic, 1976
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sosonko vs Smejkal, 1976
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round 7
Andersson vs Ree, 1976
(A15) English, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Dvoretzky vs K Langeweg, 1976
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 39 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Kurajica, 1976
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 61 moves, 0-1

F Olafsson vs Browne, 1976
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 41 moves, 1-0

Smejkal vs H Bohm, 1976 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 32 moves, 0-1

Tal vs Sosonko, 1976 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 40 moves, 1-0

Round Eight
H Bohm vs Browne, 1976
(A45) Queen's Pawn Game, 52 moves, 0-1

Kurajica vs Andersson, 1976
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 58 moves, 0-1

K Langeweg vs Ljubojevic, 1976
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ree vs F Olafsson, 1976
(E42) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein), 42 moves, 0-1

Smejkal vs Tal, 1976
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sosonko vs M Dvoretzky, 1976
(A44) Old Benoni Defense, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round Nine
Andersson vs K Langeweg, 1976
(A15) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Browne vs Ree, 1976 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

M Dvoretzky vs Smejkal, 1976
(C00) French Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Ljubojevic vs Sosonko, 1976
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

F Olafsson vs Kurajica, 1976
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs H Bohm, 1976 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Round Ten
H Bohm vs Ree, 1976
(B20) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kurajica vs Browne, 1976
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

K Langeweg vs F Olafsson, 1976
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 27 moves, 0-1

Smejkal vs Ljubojevic, 1976
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Sosonko vs Andersson, 1976
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs M Dvoretzky, 1976
(A28) English, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Round Eleven
Andersson vs Smejkal, 1976
(A05) Reti Opening, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Browne vs K Langeweg, 1976
(C08) French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.ed ed, 39 moves, 1-0

M Dvoretzky vs H Bohm, 1976
(C11) French, 46 moves, 1-0

Ljubojevic vs Tal, 1976 
(B33) Sicilian, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Olafsson vs Sosonko, 1976
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 25 moves, 1-0

Ree vs Kurajica, 1976
(A06) Reti Opening, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

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