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: Mark Taimanov
| page 1 of 1; 19 games
|1. Furman vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||20||1955||USSR Championship||A18 English, Mikenas-Carls|
|2. Taimanov vs Flohr
|| ||½-½||28||1955||USSR Championship||E56 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 7...Nc6|
|3. G Ilivitsky vs Taimanov
||0-1||45||1955||USSR Championship||E65 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O|
|4. Kan vs Taimanov
|| ||1-0||46||1955||USSR Championship||E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox|
|5. Taimanov vs G Borisenko
|| ||½-½||48||1955||USSR Championship||A10 English|
|6. Korchnoi vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||33||1955||USSR Championship||A25 English|
|7. Taimanov vs Lisitsin
|| ||1-0||39||1955||USSR Championship||E41 Nimzo-Indian|
|8. Keres vs Taimanov
||1-0||29||1955||USSR Championship||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|9. Taimanov vs V Mikenas
|| ||1-0||39||1955||USSR Championship||A05 Reti Opening|
|10. Antoshin vs Taimanov
||0-1||40||1955||USSR Championship||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|11. Taimanov vs V Sherbakov
||½-½||71||1955||USSR Championship||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|12. Petrosian vs Taimanov
||1-0||24||1955||USSR Championship||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|13. Taimanov vs Geller
||1-0||44||1955||USSR Championship||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|14. Kotov vs Taimanov
|| ||0-1||30||1955||USSR Championship||E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation|
|15. Taimanov vs Botvinnik
|| ||½-½||32||1955||USSR Championship||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|16. Spassky vs Taimanov
||1-0||38||1955||USSR Championship||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|17. Taimanov vs Averbakh
||½-½||31||1955||USSR Championship||D36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2|
|18. Simagin vs Taimanov
|| ||0-1||57||1955||USSR Championship||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|19. Taimanov vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||27||1955||USSR Championship||E52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6|
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