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Bengt Ekenberg
Number of games in database: 39
Years covered: 1935 to 1971

Overall record: +12 -11 =16 (51.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
 Sicilian (4) 
    B22 B20 B21
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C70 C97 C84
 French Defense (4) 
    C07 C00 C14 C11
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   Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson, 1969 1-0
   Ekenberg vs O Alfredsson, 1966 1-0

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(born Jun-27-1912, died Aug-17-1986, 74 years old) Sweden

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Bengt August Edvard Ekenberg was born in Göteborg. He was Swedish champion in 1943 and 1962.

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 39  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ekenberg vs Alekhine 0-1231935OrebroA80 Dutch
2. Ekenberg vs V Mezgailis  0-1491936non-FIDE Munich ol (Men)B10 Caro-Kann
3. Ekenberg vs K Poschauko  0-1221936non-FIDE Munich ol (Men)C64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
4. Ekenberg vs N Voinov  1-0391936non-FIDE Munich ol (Men)C13 French
5. G Barcza vs Ekenberg  1-0411936non-FIDE Munich ol (Men)E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
6. I Pleci vs Ekenberg  0-1371939Buenos Aires ol (Men) fin-AB55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
7. Ekenberg vs Keres 1-0561944LidkopingC59 Two Knights
8. B E Horberg vs Ekenberg  ½-½881965SWE-chA81 Dutch
9. R Goode vs Ekenberg 1-0491966SWE-chC70 Ruy Lopez
10. Ake Olsson vs Ekenberg 0-1721966SWE-chC70 Ruy Lopez
11. Ekenberg vs O Kinnmark  1-0321966SWE-chC26 Vienna
12. A Burehall vs Ekenberg  ½-½651966SWE-chC70 Ruy Lopez
13. Ekenberg vs O Alfredsson 1-091966SWE-chC30 King's Gambit Declined
14. A Werle vs Ekenberg  0-1281966SWE-chC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. Ekenberg vs J Westman  ½-½311966SWE-chB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
16. H Ek vs Ekenberg ½-½801966SWE-chC44 King's Pawn Game
17. Ekenberg vs B Soderborg  0-1421966SWE-chC26 Vienna
18. M Johansson Sr vs Ekenberg  ½-½531966SWE-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
19. Ekenberg vs H Akvist  1-0381966SWE-chA07 King's Indian Attack
20. Krantz vs Ekenberg  ½-½221966SWE-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
21. Ekenberg vs Z Nilsson  ½-½351966SWE-chA07 King's Indian Attack
22. B E Horberg vs Ekenberg  ½-½321966SWE-chC70 Ruy Lopez
23. Ekenberg vs K Skold  1-0631966SWE-chA07 King's Indian Attack
24. Ekenberg vs Ulf Andersson 1-0631969SWE-chA02 Bird's Opening
25. S Malmgren vs Ekenberg  ½-½481971EskilstunaC14 French, Classical
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  Benzol: Bengt August Edvard Ekenberg
Born 27th June 1912 in Goteborg
He was Swedish champion in 1943 and 1962.
Jun-27-07  BIDMONFA: Bengt Ekenberg


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  whiteshark: 11 games at CHESS OLYMPIADS 1939.
+5 =4 -2 = 63.6%
May-01-11  lost in space: He played the Ruy Lopez often in a very interesting way:

very early b5 (Caro Variation) and afterwards with Bb7, d6, g6 and Bg7

Here the key position which is convincing me more and more to be very good for black:

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12. Nxg7 Kf8 13. Ne6 Qxe6 14. d5 Qf6 (or e7) 15. dxc6 Bxc6 is more or less forced and the resulting position is =

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Bengt played Qf6 instead of Qe7 (which I found in cooperation with shredder).

I will start to use this line OTB to get more experience with it.

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