Simultaneous Games

Edward Winter




simultaneous games

CHESS, January 1952, page 70



C.N. 8350 invited readers to submit the scores of simultaneous games in which they were involved.


From Bent Kølvig (Rødovre, Denmark):

Gideon Ståhlberg – Bent Kølvig
Copenhagen, 25 January 1952 (50 boards)
King’s Indian Defence

1 c4 Nf6 2 d4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 Nf3 O-O 6 Be2 Nbd7 7 O-O e5 8 Re1 Re8 9 d5 Nc5 10 Bf1 a5 11 g3 Bd7 12 Bg2 Qc8 13 a3 a4 14 Nh4 b6 15 f3 Nb3 16 Rb1 c5 17 Be3 Rf8 18 Bf1 Ne8 19 Bd3 Nd4 20 Bc2 Qa6 21 Bd3 Nc7 22 Ng2 b5 23 Bxd4 exd4 24 Nxb5 Nxb5 25 cxb5 Bxb5 26 Bxb5 Qxb5 27 f4 c4 28 Rc1 Rac8 29 e5 d3 30 Ne3 dxe5 31 fxe5 Bxe5 32 White resigns.

A clock simultaneous display in which Larsen scored +6 –3 =1:

Bent Kølvig – Bent Larsen
Copenhagen, 6 June 1957 (10 boards)
Benoni Defence

1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6 7 Be2 Bg7 8 Nf3 O-O 9 Nd2 Ne8 10 O-O Nd7 11 f4 Rb8 12 a4 f5 13 exf5 gxf5 14 Nc4 Nb6 15 Ne3 Nf6 16 a5 Na8 17 Bd3 Ng4 18 Nxg4 fxg4 19 Be3 Nc7 20 Qc2 Qh4 21 Ne4 Ne8 22 Rab1 Bf5 23 Nxc5 Bxd3 24 Nxd3 Qh5 25 f5 Rxf5 26 Nf4 Qg5 27 Bxa7 Ra8 28 Ne6 Rxf1+ 29 Rxf1 Qxd5 30 Nxg7 Nxg7 31 Qf2 h5 32 Kh1 Re8 33 Bd4 Qe6 34 b4 Qe7 35 b5 Ne6 36 Qa2 Qd7 37 Qd5 Re7 38 a6 bxa6 39 bxa6 Rf7 40 Qa8+ Nd8 41 Rxf7 Kxf7 42 Qd5+ Qe6 43 Qxe6+ Nxe6 44 Bb6 Resigns.

Walter Shawn Browne – Bent Kølvig
Copenhagen, 3 July 1968 (28 boards)
Sicilian Defence

1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 e6 3 Nc3 a6 4 d4 cxd4 5 Nxd4 Qc7 6 Bd3 Nf6 7 O-O b5 8 Re1 Bb7 9 Bg5 b4 10 Na4 Qa5 11 Bxf6 gxf6 12 b3 Nc6 13 Nxc6 Bxc6 14 Nb2 Rg8 15 Nc4 Qc5 16 Qf3 f5 17 Qe3 Qxe3 18 Rxe3 Bc5 19 Rh3 fxe4 20 Bf1 d5 21 Ne3 Rg7 22 Kh1 a5 23 Rd1 a4 24 Rc1 Kd7 25 c3 axb3 26 axb3 bxc3 27 Rxc3 Bxe3 28 fxe3 Ra1 29 White resigns.



From Charles Milton Ling (Vienna):

David Bronstein – Charles Milton Ling
Vienna, 8 October 1967 (36 boards)
Sicilian Defence

1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3 d6 4 d4 cxd4 5 Nxd4 Nf6 6 Bc4 Bd7 7 O-O g6 8 Bb3 Bg7 9 Bg5 h6 10 Be3 O-O 11 h3 Na5 12 f4 Nxb3 13 axb3 e5 14 Nf3 Bc6 15 fxe5 Nxe4 16 Nxe4 Bxe4 17 exd6 Bxb2 18 Bxh6 Qb6+ 19 Kh1 Rfd8 20 Ng5 Rxd6 21 Qb1 Bxg2+ 22 Kxg2 Rd2+ 23 Kh1 Be5 24 Nf3 Qe6 25 Kg1 Re2 26 Qd1 Bc3 27 Qd3 Qb6+ 28 Kh1 Qe6 29 Ng5 Qe5 30 Nf3 Qe6 31 Ng5 Drawn.

Victor Korchnoi – Charles Milton Ling
Vienna, 20 May 1970 (39 boards)
Queen’s Gambit Declined

1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 d5 4 Bg5 Be7 5 e3 O-O 6 Nf3 h6 7 Bxf6 Bxf6 8 Qb3 c6 9 O-O-O a5 10 cxd5 cxd5 11 Kb1 Bd7 12 e4 a4 13 Qc2 Qa5 14 exd5 exd5 15 Ne5 a3 16 Nxd7 Nxd7 17 Bb5 Nb6 18 Qf5 Qb4 19 Rd2 Bxd4 20 White resigns.



From Bill Wall (Palm Bay, FL, USA):

Walter Shawn Browne – Bill Wall
Henderson, NC, USA, 2 December 1975 (20 boards)
Sicilian Defence

1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 Nc6 6 Bg5 e6 7 Qd2 a6 8 O-O-O h6 9 Be3 Bd7 10 f4 b5 11 Bd3 Rc8 12 Kb1 Be7 13 Nf3 Nb8 14 e5 Ng4 15 exd6 Bxd6 16 Ne4 Be7 17 Ne5 Nxe5 18 fxe5 Nc6 19 Nd6+ Bxd6 20 exd6 Qa5 21 c3 b4 22 cxb4 Qxb4 23 Bxa6 Ra8 24 Qxb4 Nxb4 25 Bb7 Rxa2 26 Rd4 Ra4 27 b3 e5 28 bxa4 exd4 29 Bxd4 O-O 30 Ba7 Bxa4 31 Rc1 Bd7 32 Rc7 Bf5+ 33 Kb2 Rd8 34 Kb3 Nd3 35 Rc6 Be4 36 Rc8 Rxc8 37 Bxc8 Kf8 38 d7 Ke7 39 Bb6 Resigns.

Victor Korchnoi – Bill Wall
Charlotte, NC, USA, 21 March 1979 (50 boards)
Sicilian Defence

1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 g6 4 O-O Bg7 5 c3 Qc7 6 d4 cxd4 7 cxd4 a6 8 Be2 e6 9 d5 Ne5 10 Nc3 Nxf3+ 11 Bxf3 Bxc3 12 d6 Qc4 13 bxc3 Qxc3 14 Rb1 Qa5 15 Bb2 f6 16 e5 f5 17 Qc1 Qd8 18 Bd4 Qh4 19 Be3 h6 20 Qc7 Qd8 21 Rfc1 h5 22 Qxd8+ Kxd8 23 Bxb7 Bxb7 24 Rxb7 Ke8 25 Rcc7 Rh7 26 a4 Rf7 27 g3 h4 28 a5 h3 29 Kf1 Rg7 30 Bg5 Rh7 31 Ke2 Rf7 32 Kd3 Rh7 33 Kd4 Rf7 34 Kc5 Rh7 35 Kb6 Rf7 36 Ra7 Rb8+ 37 Kxa6 Resigns.

Larry Christiansen – Bill Wall
Dayton, OH, USA, 26 February 1980 (25 boards)
Alekhine’s Defence

1 e4 Nf6 2 e5 Nd5 3 Nc3 Nxc3 4 dxc3 e6 5 Bd3 c5 6 h4 Nc6 7 Qe2 Qc7 8 Nf3 d5 9 exd6 Bxd6 10 Ng5 h6 11 Ne4 Be7 12 Bd2 Bd7 13 O-O-O O-O-O 14 f4 e5 15 fxe5 Nxe5 16 Kb1 c4 17 Bf4 cxd3 18 cxd3 Bg4 19 Qe3 Bxd1 20 Qxa7 Be2 21 Qa8+ Kd7 22 Qa4+ Qc6 23 Qd4+ Ke8 24 Qxe5 Bxd3+ 25 Ka1 Qxe4 26 Qxg7 Rh7 27 Qg3 Ra8 28 Qg8+ Bf8 29 Bd6 Kd7 30 Bxf8 Qa4 31 a3 Re8 32 Qg3 Qe4 33 Rd1 Rxf8 34 Rxd3+ Kc8 35 Rd4 Qe6 36 Ra4 Rhh8 37 Ra8+ Kd7 38 Ra7 Qe4 39 Qf2 Qd5 40 c4 Qe4 41 Ra5 Rhg8 42 Rd5+ Ke8 43 Qb6 Qe1+ 44 Ka2 f6 45 Qb5+ Kf7 46 Rd7+ Resigns.

Larry Christiansen – Bill Wall
Dayton, OH, USA, 27 February 1980 (ten boards, blindfold)
Trompowsky Opening

1 d4 Nf6 2 Bg5 e6 3 e4 Be7 4 Nc3 O-O 5 e5 Nd5 6 Bxe7 Qxe7 7 Nxd5 exd5 8 Qd2 d6 9 f4 f6 10 O-O-O dxe5 11 dxe5 c6 12 Nf3 fxe5 13 Nxe5 Qf6 14 g3 Bf5 15 Bg2 Nd7 16 Rhe1 Rae8 17 Nxd7 Bxd7 18 h4 Rd8 19 Re5 Rfe8 20 Rde1 Rxe5 21 Rxe5 Re8 22 Rxe8+ Bxe8 23 Qe3 Qg6 24 g4 a6 25 f5 Qf7 26 g5 d4 27 Qe5 Qd7 28 Be4 Bf7 29 Qb8+ Qe8 30 Qxe8+ Bxe8 31 Kd2 b6 32 Kd3 c5 33 Bd5+ Kf8 34 Ke4 Bb5 35 Ke5 d3 36 cxd3 Bxd3 37 f6 g6 38 Kd6 c4 39 Kc6 b5 40 a3 a5 41 Kc5 a4 42 Bc6 Resigns.

Eduard Gufeld – Bill Wall
Palo Alto, CA, USA, 15 February 1989 (20 boards)
Caro-Kann Defence

1 e4 c6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 dxe4 4 Nxe4 Nd7 5 Bc4 Ngf6 6 Ng5 e6 7 Qe2 Nb6 8 Bd3 h6 9 N5f3 c5 10 dxc5 Bxc5 11 Ne5 Bd7 12 Nxd7 Nbxd7 13 Nf3 O-O 14 O-O Qc7 15 Bd2 Rac8 16 c3 Bb6 17 Nd4 Rfd8 18 Rfe1 Nf8 19 Be3 a6 20 Nc2 Bxe3 21 Nxe3 Qf4 22 Rad1 b5 23 Bc2 Rxd1 24 Rxd1 Qc7 25 a4 Rb8 Drawn.

Eugenio Torre – Bill Wall
Palo Alto, CA, USA, 4 April 1989 (25 boards)
King’s Indian Defence

1 Nf3 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 d4 O-O 6 Be2 c6 7 O-O Na6 8 Bg5 Nc7 9 Qd2 Rb8 10 a3 a6 11 Rad1 Bg4 12 h3 Bxf3 13 Bxf3 e5 14 Be3 Nd7 15 Be2 Nf6 16 f4 exf4 17 Bxf4 Re8 18 Bf3 Ne6 19 Be3 Qa5 20 b4 Qxa3 21 Ra1 Qb3 22 Rfb1 Qxc4 23 Be2 Nxe4 24 Nxe4 Qd5 25 Bf3 Kh8 26 Nf6 Qf5 27 Nxe8 Rxe8 28 Rf1 Qb5 29 Rae1 Qc4 30 Kh1 Kg8 31 d5 Bc3 32 Qc2 Nc7 33 Bd2 Rxe1 34 Rxe1 Nxd5 35 Bxd5 cxd5 36 Qxc3 Resigns.

John Donaldson – Bill Wall
Palo Alto, CA, USA, 6 June 1989 (25 boards)
Bogoljubow Indian Defence

1 d4 e6 2 c4 Bb4+ 3 Bd2 Qe7 4 Nf3 f5 5 g3 Nf6 6 Bg2 O-O 7 O-O d5 8 Qb3 a5 9 Bxb4 axb4 10 Nbd2 Bd7 11 Rfc1 Kh8 12 a3 Na6 13 c5 bxa3 14 Rxa3 Ne4 15 e3 g5 16 Nxe4 fxe4 17 Ne5 Bc6 18 Bf1 Qf6 19 Qc2 Nb4 20 Qd2 Ba4 21 Qxb4 Qxf2+ 22 Kh1 Bc2 23 Rxa8 Rxa8 24 c6 b6 25 Qe7 Rf8 26 Bh3 Bd3 27 Qxg5 Be2 28 Ng6+ hxg6 29 Qh6+ Kg8 30 Bxe6+ Rf7 31 Qxg6+ Kh8 32 Bg4 Bf3+ 33 Bxf3 Qxf3+ 34 Kg1 Qxe3+ 35 Kg2 Qd2+ 36 Kh3 Rh7+ 37 Kg4 Rg7 38 White resigns.



Philip Jurgens (Ottawa, Canada) supplies a photograph taken during his game against Spassky (1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e5 c5 5 a3 Bxc3 6 bxc3 Ne7 7 Nf3 Nbc6 8 a4 Qa5 9 Bd2 c4 10 h4 Bd7 11 h5 O-O-O 12 h6 gxh6 13 Rxh6 Rdg8 14 g3 Rg6 15 Rh5 Nf5 16 Bh3 Nce7 17 Ng5 Be8 18 Rxh7 Rh6 19 Rxh8 Rxh8 20 Kf1 Bxa4 21 Qc1 b5 22 Kg2 Rf8 23 Bg4 Qc7 24 Qa3 Rg8 25 Qb2 Rg7 26 Rh1 Ng6 27 Bh5 Nfe7 28 Qc1 Qd8 Drawn) in a simultaneous exhibition at the Bayshore Mall in Ottawa on 2 October 1995:

spassky

Mr Jurgens mentions that a report on the display on pages 42-44 of En Passant, December 1995 gave two games: Spassky’s draw with Herb Langer and his only loss, to Robert Inkol.



John Roycroft refers to his encounter, at the age 18, with Szabó in a 19-board display at the Gambit Chess Rooms, 4 Budge Row, London:

László Szabó – Arthur John Roycroft
London, 10 January 1948
Nimzo-Indian Defence

1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 a3 Bxc3+ 5 bxc3 c5 6 e3 d5 7 cxd5 Nxd5 8 c4 Nf6 9 Nf3 O-O 10 Bd3 b6 11 O-O Bb7 12 Bb2 Nbd7 13 Qe2 Be4 14 Bxe4 Nxe4 15 Rfd1 Qc7 16 d5 exd5 17 cxd5 Qd6 18 Ne1 Rfe8 19 f3 Nef6 20 e4 Rac8 21 Rac1 h6 22 Qc4 Ne5 23 Bxe5 Qxe5 24 Nd3 Qb8 25 e5 b5 26 Qa2 c4 27 exf6 cxd3 28 Rxc8 Rxc8 29 Qb3 Qb6+ 30 Kh1 Qd4 31 h3 d2 32 Qb1 Qe3 33 d6 Rc1 34 d7 Rxd1+ 35 Qxd1 Qe1+ 36 Kh2 Qe5+ 37 Kg1 Qd4+ 38 Kf1 Qxd7 39 fxg7 Qd3+ 40 Kf2 Kxg7 41 f4 f5 42 Qa1+ Kf7 43 Qd1 Ke6 44 g4 fxg4 45 hxg4 Kd5 46 g5 Ke4 47 gxh6 Kxf4 48 h7 Qg3+ 49 Ke2 Qe3+ 50 Kf1 Qf3+ 51 Qxf3+ Kxf3 52 White resigns.

Our correspondent included the game, together with a photograph of the occasion, in his article ‘London Chess Haunts of the 1940s and 1950s’ on pages 30-33 of CHESS, May 1995.

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