The 22nd USSR Championship was held in Moscow from February 11 through March 15, 1955. It was certainly one of the strongest of the series, featuring four world champions and nine Soviet champions among its 20 players, and marked the final appearance of Mikhail Botvinnik in a Soviet championship. This tournament was also one of the Zonal events to select players eligible to play in the upcoming ... [more]
Player: Vasily Smyslov
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26
|1. Smyslov vs G Borisenko
||1-0||41||1955||USSR Championship||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|2. Korchnoi vs Smyslov
||½-½||17||1955||USSR Championship||E17 Queen's Indian|
|3. Smyslov vs Lisitsin
||0-1||67||1955||USSR Championship||A13 English|
|4. Keres vs Smyslov
||0-1||39||1955||USSR Championship||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. Smyslov vs V Mikenas
||1-0||64||1955||USSR Championship||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|6. Antoshin vs Smyslov
||½-½||42||1955||USSR Championship||C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack|
|7. Smyslov vs V Sherbakov
|| ||1-0||41||1955||USSR Championship||E70 King's Indian|
|8. Petrosian vs Smyslov
||½-½||16||1955||USSR Championship||D94 Grunfeld|
|9. Smyslov vs Geller
||1-0||41||1955||USSR Championship||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|10. Kotov vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||35||1955||USSR Championship||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|11. Smyslov vs Botvinnik
||1-0||28||1955||USSR Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|12. Spassky vs Smyslov
||½-½||16||1955||USSR Championship||E13 Queen's Indian, 4.Nc3, Main line|
|13. Smyslov vs Averbakh
|| ||½-½||37||1955||USSR Championship||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|14. Simagin vs Smyslov
||½-½||25||1955||USSR Championship||E17 Queen's Indian|
|15. Smyslov vs Kan
||1-0||41||1955||USSR Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|16. Smyslov vs Furman
|| ||½-½||29||1955||USSR Championship||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|17. Flohr vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||14||1955||USSR Championship||A13 English|
|18. Smyslov vs G Ilivitsky
||0-1||43||1955||USSR Championship||A03 Bird's Opening|
|19. Taimanov vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||27||1955||USSR Championship||E52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6|
|20. Smyslov vs Geller
|| ||½-½||57||1955||USSR Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|21. Smyslov vs Geller
||½-½||24||1955||USSR Championship||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|22. Geller vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||27||1955||USSR Championship||D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|23. Smyslov vs Geller
||0-1||34||1955||USSR Championship||E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line|
|24. Smyslov vs Geller
|| ||½-½||26||1955||USSR Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|25. Geller vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||55||1955||USSR Championship||D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
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