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
| page 1 of 1; 17 games
|1. Lisitsin vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||63||1956||USSR Championship||A05 Reti Opening|
|2. G Borisenko vs Lisitsin
|| ||½-½||22||1956||USSR Championship||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|3. Lisitsin vs A Khasin
|| ||½-½||24||1956||USSR Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|4. Lisitsin vs Korchnoi
||½-½||30||1956||USSR Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|5. Polugaevsky vs Lisitsin
||1-0||55||1956||USSR Championship||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. Lisitsin vs Averbakh
||0-1||50||1956||USSR Championship||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|7. Ragozin vs Lisitsin
|| ||1-0||100||1956||USSR Championship||B74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical|
|8. Lisitsin vs V Zurakhov
|| ||½-½||33||1956||USSR Championship||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|9. Tolush vs Lisitsin
|| ||½-½||51||1956||USSR Championship||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|10. Lisitsin vs Antoshin
|| ||½-½||61||1956||USSR Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|11. Tal vs Lisitsin
||1-0||54||1956||USSR Championship||B71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation|
|12. Lisitsin vs Simagin
||0-1||78||1956||USSR Championship||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|13. Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin
||1-0||30||1956||USSR Championship||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|14. Lisitsin vs Kholmov
|| ||½-½||30||1956||USSR Championship||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|15. Spassky vs Lisitsin
||1-0||43||1956||USSR Championship||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|16. Lisitsin vs A Bannik
|| ||0-1||44||1956||USSR Championship||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|17. Byvshev vs Lisitsin
|| ||1-0||40||1956||USSR Championship||A28 English|
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|Aug-07-16|| ||RookFile: Taimanov's effort has to be considered one of the great come from behind tournament wins in chess history.|
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