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Bengt Ekenberg
B Ekenberg 
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Number of games in database: 85
Years covered: 1935 to 1973
Overall record: +28 -24 =33 (52.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian Attack (8) 
 Bird's Opening (6) 
    A02 A03
 French Defense (6) 
    C10 C00 C09 C13 C02
 Sicilian (5) 
    B22 B20 B21
 French (4) 
    C10 C13 C00
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B14 B11 B10
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C70 C97 C92 C84
 French Defense (7) 
    C11 C14 C07 C13 C01
 French (4) 
    C11 C13 C00
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C97 C84 C92
 Alekhine's Defense (4) 
    B04 B03
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Ekenberg vs Andersson, 1969 1-0
   B Ekenberg vs O Alfredsson, 1966 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Swedish Championship (1966)
   Swedish Championship (1970)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-4 (1939)
   Swedish Championship (1965)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-A (1939)

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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 4; games 1-25 of 85  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Ekenberg vs Alekhine 0-1231935OrebroA80 Dutch
2. B Ekenberg vs V Mezgailis  0-1491936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadB10 Caro-Kann
3. B Ekenberg vs K Poschauko  0-1221936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
4. B Ekenberg vs N Voinov  1-0391936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadC13 French
5. Barcza vs B Ekenberg  1-0411936non-FIDE Munich OlympiadE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
6. B Ekenberg vs G Friedemann  ½-½321939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-4C58 Two Knights
7. J Austbo vs B Ekenberg  0-1411939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-4E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. B Ekenberg vs C Salazar  1-0241939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-4B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
9. B Ekenberg vs F Planas Garcia  0-1241939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-4C00 French Defense
10. M Rauch vs B Ekenberg  ½-½411939Buenos Aires Olympiad qual-4B24 Sicilian, Closed
11. B Ekenberg vs T Regedzinski  1-0241939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
12. B Ekenberg vs M Rauch  ½-½491939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AC10 French
13. B Ekenberg vs O Cruz Filho  ½-½431939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
14. P Tautvaisas vs B Ekenberg  0-1331939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. B Ekenberg vs F Zita  0-1511939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AC10 French
16. I Pleci vs B Ekenberg 0-1371939Buenos Aires Olympiad Final-AB55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack
17. B Ekenberg vs Keres 1-0561944LidkopingC59 Two Knights
18. B Ekenberg vs A Stenborg 1-0431958SWE-chC02 French, Advance
19. B Ekenberg vs A Stenborg  ½-½311962SWE-chB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
20. B Eriksson vs B Ekenberg  0-1761965Swedish ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
21. A Nilsson vs B Ekenberg  ½-½161965Swedish ChampionshipB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
22. B Ekenberg vs B Andersson  0-1631965Swedish ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
23. M Johansson Sr vs B Ekenberg  ½-½411965Swedish ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. B Ekenberg vs A Fridh  1-0391965Swedish ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
25. B Ekenberg vs Z Nilsson  0-1451965Swedish ChampionshipA25 English
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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


Jun-27-07  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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