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🏆 USSR Championship (1956) Chess Event Description
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: Georgy Lisitsin

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lisitsin vs Taimanov  ½-½631956USSR ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
2. G Borisenko vs Lisitsin  ½-½221956USSR ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
3. Lisitsin vs A Khasin  ½-½241956USSR ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
4. Lisitsin vs Korchnoi ½-½301956USSR ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
5. Polugaevsky vs Lisitsin 1-0551956USSR ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Lisitsin vs Averbakh 0-1501956USSR ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
7. Ragozin vs Lisitsin  1-01001956USSR ChampionshipB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
8. Lisitsin vs V Zurakhov  ½-½331956USSR ChampionshipD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
9. Tolush vs Lisitsin  ½-½511956USSR ChampionshipE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
10. Lisitsin vs Antoshin  ½-½611956USSR ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
11. Tal vs Lisitsin 1-0541956USSR ChampionshipB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
12. Lisitsin vs Simagin 0-1781956USSR ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
13. Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin 1-0301956USSR ChampionshipB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. Lisitsin vs Kholmov  ½-½301956USSR ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
15. Spassky vs Lisitsin 1-0431956USSR ChampionshipE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
16. Lisitsin vs A Bannik  0-1441956USSR ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
17. Byvshev vs Lisitsin  1-0401956USSR ChampionshipA28 English
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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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