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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: Vasily Byvshev

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Korchnoi vs Byvshev 1-0621956USSR ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
2. Byvshev vs Polugaevsky  ½-½741956USSR ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
3. Averbakh vs Byvshev 1-0331956USSR ChampionshipA16 English
4. Byvshev vs Ragozin  ½-½381956USSR ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. V Zurakhov vs Byvshev  ½-½341956USSR ChampionshipB07 Pirc
6. Byvshev vs Tolush  0-1251956USSR ChampionshipA19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
7. Antoshin vs Byvshev  ½-½281956USSR ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
8. Byvshev vs Tal ½-½431956USSR ChampionshipB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
9. Simagin vs Byvshev  1-0971956USSR ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
10. Byvshev vs Boleslavsky  1-0411956USSR ChampionshipC11 French
11. Kholmov vs Byvshev  1-0371956USSR ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
12. Byvshev vs Spassky  ½-½431956USSR ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
13. A Bannik vs Byvshev  ½-½441956USSR ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
14. A Khasin vs Byvshev  0-1421956USSR ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
15. Byvshev vs Taimanov  0-1381956USSR ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
16. G Borisenko vs Byvshev 0-1401956USSR ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
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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