Rubinstein Memorial

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The Rubinstein Memorial is an annual chess tournament held in Polanica-Zdrój, Poland in honour of the chess legend Akiba Rubinstein. Rubinstein died in 1961 and the tournament had its first edition in 1963. The tournament usually consists of several tournaments in different rating or age groups. The main tournament is usually a closed round-robin tournament, while the other tournaments are open Swiss system tournaments.

Winners[edit]

# Year Winner #RR
1 1963  Nikola Padevsky (Bulgaria) 16
2 1964  Andrzej Filipowicz (Poland)
 Bruno Parma (Yugoslavia)
16
3 1965  Evgeni Vasiukov (USSR) 14
4 1966  Vasily Smyslov (USSR) 15
5 1967  Semyon Furman (USSR) 16
6 1968  Vasily Smyslov (USSR) 16
7 1969  Laszlo Barczay (Hungary) 16
8 1970  Jan Smejkal (Czechoslovakia) 16
9 1971  Helmut Pfleger (Germany) 16
10 1972  Jan Smejkal (Czechoslovakia) 16
11 1973  Włodzimierz Schmidt (Poland) 14
12 1974  Vladimir Karasev (USSR) 16
13 1975  Yuri Averbakh (USSR) 16
14 1976  Gennadi Timoshchenko (USSR) 15
15 1977  Vlastimil Hort (Czechoslovakia) 18
16 1978  Mark Tseitlin (USSR) 15
17 1979  Yuri Razuvayev (USSR) 16
18 1980  Oleg Romanishin (USSR) 14
19 1981  Włodzimierz Schmidt (Poland) 14
20 1982  Lothar Vogt (East Germany) 15
21 1983  Viacheslav Dydyshko (USSR) 15
22 1984  Gennadi Zaichik (USSR) 16
23 1985  Konstantin Lerner (USSR) 16
24 1986  Peter Lukacs (Czechoslovakia) 13
25 1987  Uwe Boensch (East Germany) 13
26 1988  Alexander Chernin (USSR) 15
27 1989  Igor Novikov (USSR) 16
28 1991  Joël Lautier (France) 12
29 1992  Oleg Romanishin (Ukraine) 12
30 1993  Gennadi Sosonko (Netherlands) 12
31 1994  Evgeny Mochalov (Belarus) Open
32 1995  Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) 12
33 1996  Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia) 12
34 1997  Sergei Rublevsky (Russia) 10
35 1998  Boris Gelfand (Belarus) 10
36 1999  Loek van Wely (Netherlands) 10
37 2000  Boris Gelfand (Israel) 10
38 2001  Vladimir Baklan (Ukraine) Open
39 2002  Alexander Zubarev (Ukraine) Open
40 2003  David Navara (Czech Republic) Open
41 2005  Paweł Czarnota (Poland) Open
42 2006  Robert Kempiński (Poland) 10
43 2007  Bartosz Soćko (Poland) 10
44 2008  Alexander Moiseenko (Ukraine) 10
45 2009  Wojciech Moranda (Poland) Open
46 2010  Kacper Piorun (Poland) Open
47 2011  Aleksander Hnydiuk (Poland) 10

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