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🏆 USSR Championship (1956)

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The 23rd USSR Championship was held in Leningrad from January 10 through February 15, 1956. While not as strong at the previous year's edition, it did feature the first appearance of perennial contenders Tal and Polugaevsky as part of this cast of characters: ... [more]

Player: Vladimir Simagin

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tolush vs Simagin  ½-½341956USSR ChampionshipB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
2. Simagin vs Antoshin  0-1581956USSR ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
3. Tal vs Simagin 1-0451956USSR ChampionshipB07 Pirc
4. A Khasin vs Simagin  1-0411956USSR ChampionshipA10 English
5. Simagin vs Boleslavsky  ½-½411956USSR ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
6. Kholmov vs Simagin 1-0411956USSR ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Simagin vs Spassky  ½-½281956USSR ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
8. A Bannik vs Simagin  0-1511956USSR ChampionshipD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
9. Simagin vs Byvshev  1-0971956USSR ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
10. Taimanov vs Simagin 1-0561956USSR ChampionshipA22 English
11. Simagin vs G Borisenko  ½-½421956USSR ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Lisitsin vs Simagin 0-1781956USSR ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
13. Simagin vs Korchnoi 0-1371956USSR ChampionshipA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
14. Polugaevsky vs Simagin 1-0521956USSR ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
15. Simagin vs Averbakh  ½-½431956USSR ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
16. Ragozin vs Simagin  0-1641956USSR ChampionshipE41 Nimzo-Indian
17. Simagin vs V Zurakhov 0-1801956USSR ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-07-16  RookFile: Taimanov's effort has to be considered one of the great come from behind tournament wins in chess history.
Nov-10-17  ZonszeinP: A great succes of the young Spassky. If the S.Berger system was used here, he would have been champion of the USSR at only 19!
Dec-03-17  ZonszeinP: Not even Botvinnik did that
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