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CURAÇAO 1962

  • #1

    Hi everybody, the present forum aims to allow our dearest chess.com members, to share all kinds of materials (pics, videos, games etc) in relation with the candidates tournament of Curaçao in 1962.

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  • #2

    As a start, i'll share with you these pictures:

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    Gorgeous Curaçao beach

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    Here's also some pics of Willemstad Curaçao in 1962:

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    fp holder

  • #8

    Hi Philip, can you devlop a little bit your comment? Thanks

  • #9

    Hi everybody, here's a game played during the Curaçao 1962 tournament, i like it because it features the sicilian defense (my favourite)...enjoy:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rufiEkBuHSc

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    The winner of the tournament and the next world champion: Tigran PETROSSIAN

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    thx for sharing, likes the set with Tal & Fischer

  • #14

    My pleasure

  • #15

    Then, Curaçao maintained it's international chess traditions:

  • #16

    The final ranking of the tournament:

    FINAL STANDINGS:

     

                      1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    Score    W   D   L

      1. Petrosian  xxxx ½½½½ ½½½½ ½1½½ ½½11 ½½1½ 11½- ½11½  17½- 9½   8  19   0

      2. Keres      ½½½½ xxxx ½½½½ 0½1½ ½½1½ 1110 1½1- ½11½  17 -10    9  16   2

      3. Geller     ½½½½ ½½½½ xxxx 11½0 ½½1½ ½½½1 ½11- ½11½  17 -10    8  18   1

      4. Fischer    ½0½½ 1½0½ 00½1 xxxx 010½ 01½1 ½1½- 1½1½  14 -13    8  12   7

      5. Korchnoi   ½½00 ½½0½ ½½0½ 101½ xxxx ½½½0 10½- 1111  13½-14½   7  13   7

      6. Benko      ½½0½ 0001 ½½½0 10½0 ½½½1 xxxx 10½- 011½  12 -15    6  12   9

      7. Tal        00½- 0½0- ½00- ½0½- 01½- 01½- xxxx 10½-   7 -14    3   8  10

      8. Filip      ½00½ ½00½ ½00½ 0½0½ 0000 100½ 01½- xxxx   7 -20    2  10  15

     

     

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    Here are the candidates...not all of them reached the shores of the Caribbean island:

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