Tournament of Peace in Rovinj/Zagreb, Round 17: Live

4/26/2020 – Today, the 2. Tournament of Peace comes to an end. Before the 17th and last round tournament winner Bobby Fischer leads with 12.5/16 (+10, =5, -1) and is two points ahead of Vassily Smyslov and Vlastimil Hort who share second and third place with 10.5/16 each. In the final round Fischer will play against Tigran Petrosian who might want to end the tournament with a win against Fischer. Transmission of round 17 starts at 17:00 CEST (15.00 UTC, 11:00 EDT).

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18 players start in the 2. Tournament of Peace in Rovinj/Zagreb. The first part of the tournament is played in Rovinj, the final rounds will be played in Zagreb.

Standings after round 16

Rk. Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pts.
1 Robert James Fischer   ½ ½   ½ 1 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 12.5 / 16
2 Vassily V Smyslov ½   ½ ½ ½ 0 ½   1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 10.5 / 16
3 Vlastimil Hort ½ ½   ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½   1 1 10.5 / 16
4 Tigran V Petrosian   ½ ½   ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 10.0 / 16
5 Viktor Lvovich Kortschnoj ½ ½ ½ ½   ½ 0 1 1 0 ½ 1   1 ½ ½ 1 1 10.0 / 16
6 Svetozar Gligoric 0 1 ½ 1 ½   ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½   1 1 1 10.0 / 16
7 Dragoljub Minic 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½   ½ ½   1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 8.5 / 16
8 Vlatko Kovacevic 1   0 0 0 ½ ½   ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 8.0 / 16
9 Borislav Ivkov ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½   ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½   1 8.0 / 16
10 Mario Bertok 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½   0 ½   ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 8.0 / 16
11 Wolfgang Uhlmann 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½     ½ 1 1 1 1 0 7.5 / 16
12 Bojan Kurajica 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½     ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 6.5 / 16
13 Bruno Parma 0 ½ ½ 0   ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½   ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 6.5 / 16
14 Walter Shawn Browne ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ ½   ½ 1 1   6.5 / 16
15 Theodor Ghitescu 0 ½ ½ ½ ½   ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½   ½ 0 ½ 6.5 / 16
16 Drazen Marovic 0 0   ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½   0 ½ 5.5 / 16
17 Mijo Udovcic 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ 0   ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 1 1   1 5.5 / 16
18 Risto Nicevski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 1 ½ ½   ½ ½ 0   3.5 / 16
 

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