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🏆 USSR Championship (1955) Chess Event Description
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: Vladimir Antoshin

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kotov vs Antoshin  1-0371955USSR ChampionshipD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
2. Antoshin vs Botvinnik 0-1491955USSR ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
3. Spassky vs Antoshin 1-0321955USSR ChampionshipA84 Dutch
4. Antoshin vs Averbakh  ½-½241955USSR ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
5. Simagin vs Antoshin  0-1481955USSR ChampionshipA28 English
6. Antoshin vs Smyslov ½-½421955USSR ChampionshipC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
7. Furman vs Antoshin 0-1461955USSR ChampionshipE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
8. Antoshin vs Flohr  ½-½181955USSR ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
9. G Ilivitsky vs Antoshin  ½-½341955USSR ChampionshipA13 English
10. Antoshin vs Taimanov 0-1401955USSR ChampionshipC70 Ruy Lopez
11. G Borisenko vs Antoshin  0-1411955USSR ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Antoshin vs Korchnoi  ½-½581955USSR ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
13. Lisitsin vs Antoshin  1-0661955USSR ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
14. Antoshin vs Keres  ½-½361955USSR ChampionshipC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. V Mikenas vs Antoshin  ½-½351955USSR ChampionshipA28 English
16. Kan vs Antoshin 0-1721955USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Antoshin vs V Sherbakov  1-0601955USSR ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
18. Petrosian vs Antoshin ½-½301955USSR ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
19. Antoshin vs Geller 1-0811955USSR ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
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  Fusilli: Baby Korchnoi (24 at the time) got spanked in this one.
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  perfidious: <Fusilli>: A result due in no small part to this fiasco from the fourth round: Korchnoi vs Flohr, 1955.
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  Fusilli: <perfidious> Oh, yeah, I just looked at it. A blunder, but a pretty one. That would erode anybody's confidence.
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  Fusilli: Amazing feat by Geller, winning the USSR championship even though he lost five games.
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  Marmot PFL: Good result for 18 year old Spassky.
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  rgr459: I wonder if smoking was allowed in the tournament hall.
Nov-26-17  ughaibu: rgr459: <I wonder if smoking was allowed in the tournament hall.>

Are you serious?

Mar-04-18  Retireborn: This was to be Botvinnik's last Soviet championship. Perhaps there's a story as to how he came to be in it. Surely a unique occurence, for the reigning World Champion to play in a zonal tournament!
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