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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: Isaac Boleslavsky

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Zurakhov vs Boleslavsky  ½-½211956USSR ChampionshipC11 French
2. Boleslavsky vs Tolush  ½-½291956USSR ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
3. Antoshin vs Boleslavsky ½-½311956USSR ChampionshipE77 King's Indian
4. Boleslavsky vs Tal  ½-½311956USSR ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
5. Simagin vs Boleslavsky  ½-½411956USSR ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
6. A Khasin vs Boleslavsky  0-1441956USSR ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
7. Boleslavsky vs Kholmov 1-0221956USSR ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
8. Spassky vs Boleslavsky 1-0411956USSR ChampionshipE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
9. Boleslavsky vs A Bannik  ½-½561956USSR ChampionshipC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
10. Byvshev vs Boleslavsky  1-0411956USSR ChampionshipC11 French
11. Boleslavsky vs Taimanov 0-1571956USSR ChampionshipE52 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6
12. G Borisenko vs Boleslavsky  0-1321956USSR ChampionshipE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
13. Boleslavsky vs Lisitsin 1-0301956USSR ChampionshipB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
14. Korchnoi vs Boleslavsky  ½-½411956USSR ChampionshipA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
15. Boleslavsky vs Polugaevsky  0-1551956USSR ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
16. Averbakh vs Boleslavsky  ½-½631956USSR ChampionshipE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
17. Boleslavsky vs Ragozin  1-0411956USSR ChampionshipC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
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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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