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: Alexander Kotov
| page 1 of 1; 19 games
|1. Kotov vs Antoshin
|| ||1-0||37||1955||USSR Championship||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|2. V Sherbakov vs Kotov
|| ||½-½||99||1955||USSR Championship||B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical|
|3. Kotov vs Petrosian
||½-½||21||1955||USSR Championship||A56 Benoni Defense|
|4. Geller vs Kotov
||1-0||29||1955||USSR Championship||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. Kotov vs Kan
|| ||1-0||36||1955||USSR Championship||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|6. Kotov vs Botvinnik
||0-1||65||1955||USSR Championship||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|7. Spassky vs Kotov
||0-1||78||1955||USSR Championship||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|8. Kotov vs Averbakh
||0-1||39||1955||USSR Championship||D97 Grunfeld, Russian|
|9. Simagin vs Kotov
|| ||½-½||48||1955||USSR Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|10. Kotov vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||35||1955||USSR Championship||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|11. Furman vs Kotov
||1-0||37||1955||USSR Championship||E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line|
|12. Kotov vs Flohr
|| ||½-½||85||1955||USSR Championship||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|13. G Ilivitsky vs Kotov
|| ||½-½||17||1955||USSR Championship||A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky|
|14. Kotov vs Taimanov
|| ||0-1||30||1955||USSR Championship||E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation|
|15. G Borisenko vs Kotov
|| ||0-1||57||1955||USSR Championship||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|16. Kotov vs Korchnoi
|| ||1-0||73||1955||USSR Championship||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|17. Lisitsin vs Kotov
|| ||0-1||63||1955||USSR Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|18. Kotov vs Keres
|| ||½-½||42||1955||USSR Championship||D80 Grunfeld|
|19. V Mikenas vs Kotov
|| ||1-0||37||1955||USSR Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
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