CURAÇAO 1962

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

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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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lofina_eidel_ismail

thx for sharing, likes the set with Tal & Fischer

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My pleasure

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Then, Curaçao maintained it's international chess traditions:

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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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