Candidates Tournament

  Montpellier 1985

Date Type Elo Average Games Rounds
Oct, 1985 Tourn 2593 120 15




  Name ELO Points
  GM Vaganian, Rafael A 2625 9.0
  GM Jussupow, Artur 2600 9.0
  Sokolov, Andrei 2555 9.0
  GM Timman, Jan H 2640 8.5
  Tal, Mikhail 2565 8.5
  GM Beliavsky, Alexander G 2640 8.0
  GM Spassky, Boris V 2590 8.0
  GM Smyslov, Vassily 2595 7.5
  GM Chernin, Alexander 2560 7.5
  GM Portisch, Lajos 2625 7.0
  GM Short, Nigel D 2575 7.0
  GM Seirawan, Yasser 2570 7.0
  GM Korchnoi, Viktor 2630 6.5
  GM Ribli, Zoltan 2605 6.5
  GM Nogueiras Santiago, Jesus 2555 6.0
  GM Spraggett, Kevin 2550 5.0






Candidates Tournament Games

White Black Result Round Date Opening View
Beliavsky, A Korchnoi, V ½-½ 1 1985 B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz variation  
Chernin, A Ribli, Z ½-½ 1 1985 D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch variation  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Tal, M ½-½ 1 1985 E11 Bogo-Indian defence  
Seirawan, Y Portisch, L ½-½ 1 1985 E12 Queen's Indian defence  
Short, N Spassky, B ½-½ 1 1985 C95 Ruy Lopez, closed, Breyer, 10.d4  
Smyslov, V Timman, J ½-½ 1 1985 E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer variation  
Sokolov, A Vaganian, R ½-½ 1 1985 C09 French, Tarrasch, open variation, main line  
Spraggett, K Jussupow, A ½-½ 1 1985 D14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, exchange variation, 6.Bf4 Bf5  
Jussupow, A Nogueiras Santiago, J 1-0 2 1985 D35 Queen's Gambit Declined, 3...Nf6  
Korchnoi, V Short, N ½-½ 2 1985 A17 English opening  
Portisch, L Spassky, B ½-½ 2 1985 E12 Queen's Indian defence  
Ribli, Z Beliavsky, A ½-½ 2 1985 D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) system, 8.cd Nxd5  
Seirawan, Y Spraggett, K ½-½ 2 1985 A95 Dutch, stonewall with Nc3  
Tal, M Sokolov, A ½-½ 2 1985 D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch defence  
Timman, J Chernin, A ½-½ 2 1985 C11 French defence  
Vaganian, R Smyslov, V ½-½ 2 1985 D52 Queen's Gambit Declined  
Beliavsky, A Timman, J ½-½ 3 1985 B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres attack  
Chernin, A Vaganian, R ½-½ 3 1985 E05 Catalan, open, classical line  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Seirawan, Y ½-½ 3 1985 D28 Queen's Gambit Accepted, classical, 7.Qe2  
Short, N Ribli, Z 1-0 3 1985 B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen variation  
Smyslov, V Tal, M ½-½ 3 1985 E03 Catalan, open, Alekhine variation  
Sokolov, A Jussupow, A 0-1 3 1985 C83 Ruy Lopez, open, classical defence  
Spassky, B Korchnoi, V ½-½ 3 1985 B24 Sicilian, closed  
Spraggett, K Portisch, L 0-1 3 1985 E12 Queen's Indian defence  
Jussupow, A Smyslov, V ½-½ 4 1985 D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch variation  
Portisch, L Korchnoi, V 1-0 4 1985 E12 Queen's Indian defence  
Ribli, Z Spassky, B ½-½ 4 1985 A30 English, symmetrical variation  
Seirawan, Y Sokolov, A ½-½ 4 1985 E21 Nimzo-Indian, three knights variation  
Spraggett, K Nogueiras Santiago, J 0-1 4 1985 A34 English, symmetrical variation  
Tal, M Chernin, A 1-0 4 1985 D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Czech defence  
Timman, J Short, N 1-0 4 1985 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Vaganian, R Beliavsky, A ½-½ 4 1985 D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) system  
Beliavsky, A Tal, M ½-½ 5 1985 C92 Ruy Lopez, closed, 9.h3  
Chernin, A Jussupow, A ½-½ 5 1985 A80 Dutch  
Korchnoi, V Ribli, Z ½-½ 5 1985 D47 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, 7.Bc4  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Portisch, L ½-½ 5 1985 E01 Catalan, closed  
Short, N Vaganian, R ½-½ 5 1985 C02 French, advance variation  
Smyslov, V Seirawan, Y ½-½ 5 1985 E14 Queen's Indian, 4.e3  
Sokolov, A Spraggett, K 1-0 5 1985 C09 French, Tarrasch, open variation, main line  
Spassky, B Timman, J 0-1 5 1985 C26 Vienna, Falkbeer variation  
Jussupow, A Beliavsky, A ½-½ 6 1985 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Sokolov, A ½-½ 6 1985 E04 Catalan, open, 5.Nf3  
Portisch, L Ribli, Z 0-1 6 1985 D45 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, 5.e3  
Seirawan, Y Chernin, A ½-½ 6 1985 D49 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, Meran, Blumenfeld variation  
Spraggett, K Smyslov, V 0-1 6 1985 E11 Bogo-Indian defence  
Tal, M Short, N ½-½ 6 1985 E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer variation  
Timman, J Korchnoi, V ½-½ 6 1985 B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz variation  
Vaganian, R Spassky, B 0-1 6 1985 E15 Queen's Indian, 4.g3  
Beliavsky, A Seirawan, Y ½-½ 7 1985 E11 Bogo-Indian defence  
Chernin, A Spraggett, K 1-0 7 1985 A10 English opening  
Korchnoi, V Vaganian, R 0-1 7 1985 E05 Catalan, open, classical line  
Ribli, Z Timman, J ½-½ 7 1985 A48 King's Indian, East Indian defence  
Short, N Jussupow, A ½-½ 7 1985 C80 Ruy Lopez, open (Tarrasch) defence  
Smyslov, V Nogueiras Santiago, J 0-1 7 1985 D30 Queen's gambit declined  
Sokolov, A Portisch, L 1-0 7 1985 B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4  
Spassky, B Tal, M ½-½ 7 1985 B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen variation  
Jussupow, A Spassky, B 1-0 8 1985 D36 Queen's Gambit Declined, exchange, positional line, 6.Qc2  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Chernin, A ½-½ 8 1985 E00 Queen's pawn game  
Portisch, L Timman, J 1-0 8 1985 E14 Queen's Indian, 4.e3  
Seirawan, Y Short, N 1-0 8 1985 E12 Queen's Indian defence  
Sokolov, A Smyslov, V 1-0 8 1985 C76 Ruy Lopez, modern Steinitz defence, fianchetto (Bronstein) variation  
Spraggett, K Beliavsky, A 0-1 8 1985 D36 Queen's Gambit Declined, exchange, positional line, 6.Qc2  
Tal, M Korchnoi, V 1-0 8 1985 B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack  
Vaganian, R Ribli, Z ½-½ 8 1985 E04 Catalan, open, 5.Nf3  
Beliavsky, A Nogueiras Santiago, J ½-½ 9 1985 C07 French, Tarrasch, open variation  
Chernin, A Sokolov, A ½-½ 9 1985 E12 Queen's Indian defence  
Korchnoi, V Jussupow, A ½-½ 9 1985 A84 Dutch defence  
Ribli, Z Tal, M 0-1 9 1985 A07 Reti, King's Indian attack (Barcza system)  
Short, N Spraggett, K ½-½ 9 1985 C76 Ruy Lopez, modern Steinitz defence, fianchetto (Bronstein) variation  
Smyslov, V Portisch, L ½-½ 9 1985 E38 Nimzo-Indian, classical, 4...c5  
Spassky, B Seirawan, Y 1-0 9 1985 C34 King's gambit accepted  
Timman, J Vaganian, R 1-0 9 1985 C18 French, Winawer, advance variation  
Jussupow, A Ribli, Z 1-0 10 1985 D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 5.cd  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Short, N ½-½ 10 1985 A30 English, symmetrical variation  
Portisch, L Vaganian, R 0-1 10 1985 A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian variation  
Seirawan, Y Korchnoi, V 0-1 10 1985 A25 English, Sicilian reversed  
Smyslov, V Chernin, A ½-½ 10 1985 D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 4.e3 Bf5  
Sokolov, A Beliavsky, A ½-½ 10 1985 B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4  
Spraggett, K Spassky, B 1-0 10 1985 A31 English, symmetrical, Benoni formation  
Tal, M Timman, J ½-½ 10 1985 E19 Queen's Indian, old main line, 9.Qxc3  
Beliavsky, A Smyslov, V 0-1 11 1985 C76 Ruy Lopez, modern Steinitz defence, fianchetto (Bronstein) variation  
Chernin, A Portisch, L ½-½ 11 1985 D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 4.e3 Bf5  
Korchnoi, V Spraggett, K ½-½ 11 1985 E97 King's Indian, orthodox, Aronin-Taimanov variation (Yugoslav attack / Mar del Plata variation)  
Ribli, Z Seirawan, Y ½-½ 11 1985 D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted, 3.Nf3  
Short, N Sokolov, A ½-½ 11 1985 B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation  
Spassky, B Nogueiras Santiago, J 1-0 11 1985 C18 French, Winawer, advance variation  
Timman, J Jussupow, A ½-½ 11 1985 C81 Ruy Lopez, open, Howell attack  
Vaganian, R Tal, M ½-½ 11 1985 D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch variation  
Chernin, A Beliavsky, A ½-½ 12 1985 D55 Queen's Gambit Declined, 6.Nf3  
Jussupow, A Vaganian, R 0-1 12 1985 A55 Old Indian, main line  
Nogueiras Santiago, J Korchnoi, V 0-1 12 1985 B39 Sicilian, accelerated fianchetto, Breyer variation  
Portisch, L Tal, M ½-½ 12 1985 D37 Queen's Gambit Declined, 4.Nf3  
Seirawan, Y Timman, J 0-1 12 1985 A36 English, symmetrical variation  
Smyslov, V Short, N ½-½ 12 1985 A30 English, symmetrical variation  
Sokolov, A Spassky, B 0-1 12 1985 C76 Ruy Lopez, modern Steinitz defence, fianchetto (Bronstein) variation  
Spraggett, K Ribli, Z ½-½ 12 1985 A17 English opening  
Beliavsky, A Portisch, L ½-½ 13 1985 B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, classical variation with ...Qc7 and ...Nc6  
Korchnoi, V Sokolov, A 0-1 13 1985 E16 Queen's Indian, Capablanca variation  
Ribli, Z Nogueiras Santiago, J 1-0 13 1985 D44 Queen's Gambit Declined semi-Slav, 5.Bg5 dc  
Short, N Chernin, A ½-½ 13 1985 C11 French defence  
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