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: Efim Geller
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26
|1. Geller vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||23||1955||USSR Championship||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|2. Smyslov vs Geller
||½-½||24||1955||USSR Championship||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|3. Geller vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||55||1955||USSR Championship||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|4. Geller vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||27||1955||USSR Championship||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|5. Smyslov vs Geller
|| ||½-½||26||1955||USSR Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|6. Smyslov vs Geller
|| ||½-½||57||1955||USSR Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|7. Smyslov vs Geller
||0-1||34||1955||USSR Championship||E89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line|
|8. Geller vs V Sherbakov
||1-0||53||1955||USSR Championship||E64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System|
|9. Petrosian vs Geller
|| ||½-½||26||1955||USSR Championship||A38 English, Symmetrical|
|10. Geller vs Kan
||1-0||44||1955||USSR Championship||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
|11. Geller vs Kotov
||1-0||29||1955||USSR Championship||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|12. Botvinnik vs Geller
||0-1||40||1955||USSR Championship||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|13. Geller vs Spassky
||0-1||31||1955||USSR Championship||E26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|14. Averbakh vs Geller
|| ||½-½||23||1955||USSR Championship||E94 King's Indian, Orthodox|
|15. Geller vs Simagin
||1-0||42||1955||USSR Championship||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|16. Smyslov vs Geller
||1-0||41||1955||USSR Championship||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|17. Geller vs Furman
||1-0||41||1955||USSR Championship||E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5|
|18. Flohr vs Geller
||0-1||35||1955||USSR Championship||A15 English|
|19. Geller vs G Ilivitsky
||½-½||41||1955||USSR Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|20. Taimanov vs Geller
||1-0||44||1955||USSR Championship||A33 English, Symmetrical|
|21. Geller vs G Borisenko
||0-1||64||1955||USSR Championship||E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
|22. Korchnoi vs Geller
||0-1||42||1955||USSR Championship||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|23. Geller vs Lisitsin
|| ||1-0||50||1955||USSR Championship||E41 Nimzo-Indian|
|24. Keres vs Geller
|| ||½-½||19||1955||USSR Championship||D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst|
|25. Geller vs V Mikenas
||1-0||24||1955||USSR Championship||A09 Reti Opening|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26
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