chessgames.com
 
USSR vs. Rest of the World 1970
Compiled by mynameisrandy
--*--

By 1970, the USSR had long established itself as the foremost powerhouse of chess players. This led to the extraordinary "match of the century" in which the top non-USSR masters of the world formed a team that played the USSR's best. In the end, the USSR won by one point.

Board 1: Probably the most famous game of the match
Larsen vs Spassky, 1970 
(A01) Nimzovich-Larsen Attack, 17 moves, 0-1

Board 1
Spassky vs Larsen, 1970 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

Board 1
Spassky vs Larsen, 1970
(E30) Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 1
Larsen vs Stein, 1970 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 81 moves, 1-0

Board 2
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 39 moves, 1-0

Board 2
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1970 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 66 moves, 0-1

Board 2
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1970 
(D90) Grunfeld, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 2
Fischer vs Petrosian, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 3
Korchnoi vs Portisch, 1970 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 68 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 3
Portisch vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 3
Korchnoi vs Portisch, 1970 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 63 moves, 0-1

Board 3
Portisch vs Korchnoi, 1970 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 4
Hort vs Polugaevsky, 1970 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 66 moves, 1-0

Board 4
Polugaevsky vs Hort, 1970 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 4
Hort vs Polugaevsky, 1970
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 4
Polugaevsky vs Hort, 1970 
(A28) English, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 5
Gligoric vs Geller, 1970
(E92) King's Indian, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 5
Gligoric vs Geller, 1970
(E92) King's Indian, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 5
Geller vs Gligoric, 1970
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 5
Geller vs Gligoric, 1970 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Board 6
Smyslov vs F Olafsson, 1970 
(A14) English, 67 moves, 1-0

Board 6
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1970 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 54 moves, 1-0

Board 6
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1970 
(A17) English, 63 moves, 1-0

Board 6
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1970
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 7
Taimanov vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(D80) Grunfeld, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 7
Taimanov vs Uhlmann, 1970 
(D80) Grunfeld, 58 moves, 1-0

Board 7
Uhlmann vs Taimanov, 1970
(E17) Queen's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

Board 7
Uhlmann vs Taimanov, 1970
(A17) English, 47 moves, 1-0

Board 8
Matulovic vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B06) Robatsch, 46 moves, 0-1

Board 8
Matulovic vs Botvinnik, 1970 
(B08) Pirc, Classical, 92 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 8
Botvinnik vs Matulovic, 1970 
(A89) Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6, 63 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 8
Botvinnik vs Matulovic, 1970
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 9
Tal vs Najdorf, 1970
(B48) Sicilian, Taimanov Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 9
Najdorf vs Tal, 1970 
(D41) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 50 moves, 1-0

Board 9
Tal vs Najdorf, 1970 
(B47) Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation, 43 moves, 1-0

Board 9
Najdorf vs Tal, 1970
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 10
Ivkov vs Keres, 1970
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 10
Keres vs Ivkov, 1970
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 76 moves, 1-0

Board 10
Ivkov vs Keres, 1970 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 10
Keres vs Ivkov, 1970
(B50) Sicilian, 37 moves, 1-0

 » View all game collections by mynameisrandy PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Little ChessPartner | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2014, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies