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
| page 1 of 1; 17 games
|1. Korchnoi vs Byvshev
||1-0||62||1956||USSR Championship||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|2. Byvshev vs Polugaevsky
|| ||½-½||74||1956||USSR Championship||B57 Sicilian|
|3. Averbakh vs Byvshev
||1-0||33||1956||USSR Championship||A16 English|
|4. Byvshev vs Ragozin
|| ||½-½||38||1956||USSR Championship||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. V Zurakhov vs Byvshev
|| ||½-½||34||1956||USSR Championship||B07 Pirc|
|6. Byvshev vs Tolush
|| ||0-1||25||1956||USSR Championship||A19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation|
|7. Antoshin vs Byvshev
|| ||½-½||28||1956||USSR Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|8. Byvshev vs Tal
||½-½||43||1956||USSR Championship||B64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack|
|9. Simagin vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||97||1956||USSR Championship||E91 King's Indian|
|10. Byvshev vs Boleslavsky
|| ||1-0||41||1956||USSR Championship||C11 French|
|11. Kholmov vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||37||1956||USSR Championship||E73 King's Indian|
|12. Byvshev vs Spassky
|| ||½-½||43||1956||USSR Championship||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|13. A Bannik vs Byvshev
|| ||½-½||44||1956||USSR Championship||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|14. A Khasin vs Byvshev
|| ||0-1||42||1956||USSR Championship||E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation|
|15. Byvshev vs Taimanov
|| ||0-1||38||1956||USSR Championship||B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack|
|16. G Borisenko vs Byvshev
||0-1||40||1956||USSR Championship||E73 King's Indian|
|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.|
|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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