1976 Manila Interzonal
June 12 - July 12, 1976

                      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
 1. Mecking      BRA  x   1     1 0   1 1 1   1 1 1  13 - 6
 2. Hort         CZE   x 1 0  0   0  1 1   1 1 1 1 1 1  12- 6
 3. Polugaevsky  USR   0 x     1    1  1  1 1  1 1  12- 6
 4. Czeskovsky   USR  0 1  x   0  1  0   1 1 1 1  1 1  12 - 7
 5. Ribli        HUN      x 1 1  1 0 1  0 1  0   1 1  11- 7
 6. Ljubojevic   YUG   1   0 x 0 1  0 1 0  1 1 1  1 1   11- 7
 7. Kavalek      USA     1 0 1 x   1 0  1  0 0   1 1  10- 8
 8. Balashov     USR    0   0  x 0 1    1   1 1  1  10- 8
 9. Panno        ARG  0 1  0 0 1  1 x 1  0  0   1 1 1   10- 8
10. Spassky      USR  1    1  0 0 0 x   1      1   10 - 9
11. Mariotti     ITA   0  1 0 0 1    x  0 1   1 1 0 1  10 - 9
12. Gheorghiu    RUM   0 0   1   1   x 1    0   1  10 - 9
13. Uhlmann      DDR  0    1  0   0 1 0 x 1  1 1  1 0  10 - 9
14. Quinteros    ARG  0  0 0 0 0  0 1  0  0 x 1 1 1 1 1 1   9 -10
15. Browne       USA  0 0  0  0 1       0 x 1 1  1 0   8-10
16. Torre        PHI   0 0 0 1 0 1      0 0 0 x 0 1 0 1   7 -12
17. Biyiasas     CAN   0 0 0    0 0  0 1 0 0 0 1 x 1 0    6 -13
18. Pachman      BRD  0 0    0  0 0  0   0  0 0 x     5 -14
19. Harandi      IRA  0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 1  0 0 0 1 1  x    5 -14
20. Tan          SIN  0 0 0 0 0  0 0   0 0 1 0 1 0    x   5 -14


  • Players marked in green advanced to the Candidates.

  • Korchnoi, as loser of the last Candidates Final, was seeded into the Candidates. Fischer, as loser of the last World Championship should have been seeded into the Candidates, but declined to participate. His place was taken by Spassky.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    1976 Biel Interzonal July 11 - August 7, 1976 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1. Larsen DEN x 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12- 6 2. Petrosian USR 1 x 1 1 1 0 1 1 12 - 7 3. Portisch HUN 0 x 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 12 - 7 4. Tal USR 1 x 1 1 0 1 1 1 12 - 7 5. Byrne, R. USA 1 0 x 1 0 1 1 1 1 11- 7 6. Huebner BRD 0 0 x 1 1 1 1 1 1 11- 7 7. Smyslov USR 1 0 x 1 1 1 1 11- 7 8. Andersson SWE 0 0 x 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10- 8 9. Csom HUN 0 1 0 1 x 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 10 - 9 10. Geller USR 0 x 1 0 1 0 1 1 10 - 9 11. Smejkal CZE 0 0 1 1 x 0 1 0 1 1 10 - 9 12. Sosonko NET 0 0 1 0 1 x 1 9- 9 13. Gulko USR 0 0 0 1 0 x 0 1 1 1 9 -10 14. Liberzon ISR 0 0 0 1 x 0 1 1 9 -10 15. Rogoff USA 0 0 0 0 1 1 x 0 1 1 9 -10 16. Sanguinetti ARG 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 x 1 8-10 17. Matanovic YUG 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 x 1 8 -11 18. Castro COL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 x 1 6 -13 19. Lombard SWI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 1 5 -14 20. Diaz CUB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 2-16

  • Players marked in green advanced to the Candidates.

  • Petrosian, Portisch, and Tal tied for the last two qualifying spots, and played off at Varesse:
                    1    2    3 
    1. Petrosian  xxxx 1   4-3
    2. Portisch   0 xxxx 1  4 -4
    3. Tal         0 xxxx  3-4

  • As a result of this playoff, Petrosian and Portisch earned the last two spots in the 1977 Candidates.


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