chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
Match Smyslov!
Compiled by amadeus
--*--

Vasily Smyslov's Match Record (1984-)

USSR Absolute Ch.'minimatches' (Moscow, 1941)
+0 -2 =2 vs. Botvinnik
+1 -2 =1 vs. Keres
+2 -0 =2 vs. Boleslavsky
+1 -0 =3 vs. Lilienthal
+0 -0 =4 vs. Bondarevsky

+2 -0 =0 vs. Reshevsky (USSR-USA, radiomatch, 1945)

Moscow-Prague 1946, minimatches:
+1 -0 =1 vs. Sajtar
+1 -1 =0 vs. Kottnauer
+1 -0 =1 vs. Zita
+1 -0 =1 vs. Katekov
+1 -0 =1 vs. Pachman
+1 -0 =1 vs. Opocensky

+2 -0 =0 vs. König (USSR-GBR, radiomatch, 1946)
+2 -0 =0 vs. Denker (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1946)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Golombek (GBR-USSR, London, 1947)

World Championship 1948 - 'minimatches':
+0 -1 =4 vs. Botvinnik
+1 -2 =2 vs. Keres
+1 -0 =4 vs. Reshevsky
+4 -1 =0 vs. Euwe

Budapest-Moscow 1949, minimatches:
+1 -0 =1 Tipari
+1 -1 =0 Szabo
+1 -0 =1 Szily
+1 -0 =1 Florian
+1 -0 =1 Benko
+2 -0 =0 Barcza
+2 -0 =0 Gereben

+7 -7 =10 vs. Botvinnik (World Match, Moscow, 1954)

+0 -0 =4 vs. Reshesky (USA-USSR, New York, 1954) +1 -0 =1 vs. CH Alexander (GBR-USSR, London, 1954) +1 -0 =1 vs. Stċhlberg (SWE-USSR, Stockholm, 1954) +2 -0 =0 vs. Sliwa (POL-USSR, Lodz, 1955)
+0 -1 =6 vs. Geller (USSR Ch. Playoff 1955)
+4 -0 =0 vs. Bisguier (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1955)

+6 -3 =13 vs. Botvinnik (World Match, Moscow, 1957)

European Team Ch 1957, Vienna - minimatches:
+1 -1 =0 vs. Filip
+1 -0 =1 vs. Unzicker
+0 -0 =2 vs. Gligoric

+5 -7 =11 vs. Botvinnik (World Match, Moscow, 1958)

+0 -0 =2 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1958)
+0 -1 =1 vs. Boleslavsky (Moscow-Belarus, 1959)
+1 -1 =2 vs. Gligoric (USSR-YUG, Kiev, 1959)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1959)

Candidates 1959 - 'minimatches':
+1 -2 =1 vs. Tal
+1 -1 =2 vs. Keres
+1 -0 =3 vs. Petrosian
+1 -2 =1 vs. Gligoric
+1 -1 =2 vs. Fischer
+2 -0 =2 vs. Olafsson
+2 -1 =1 vs. Benko

+0 -1 =1 vs. Spassky (Leningrad-Moscow, 1960 Jan) +1 -0 =1 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1960 Dec) +1 -0 =1 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1961)
+0 -0 =2 vs. Spassky (Leningrad-Moscow, 1962)
+0 -3 =5 vs. Geller (Candidates 1/4, Moscow, 1965)

European Team Ch 1965, Hamburg - minimatches:
+1 -0 =1 vs. Hecht
+1 -0 =1 vs. Zuidema

+1 -0 =1 vs. Hort (Prague-Moscow, 1966)
+2 -0 =0 vs. Korchnoi (Moscow-Leningrad, 1967)
+1 -1 =0 vs. Taimanov (Moscow-Leningrad, 1968)
+1 -0 =1 vs. Gheorghiu (Moscow-Bucharest, 1969)
+1 -1 =1 vs. Reshevsky (World-USSR, Belgrade, 1970) +1 -1 =4 vs. Portisch (Candidates Res. 1971)
+0 -0 =3? vs. Huebner (EUCup Final, Solingen 1976?) +1 -1 =1 vs. Schmidt (Warsaw-Moscow, 1980)
+0 -0 =2 vs. Karpov (Nat.Match-Tournament, 1981) +0 -2 =0 vs. Kasparov (Nat.Match-Tournament, 1981) +1 -0 =1 vs. Romanishin (Nat.Match-Tournament, 1981)

+1 -1 =12 vs. Huebner (Candidates, 1983, Velden) +3 -1 =7 vs. Ribli (Candidates, 1983, London)
+0 -4 =9 vs. Kasparov (Candidates final, 1983, Vilnius)

+0 -1 =1 vs. Ljubojevic (USSR-World, London, 1984)

Overall: +88 -54 =153 (55.8%) // +24 -21 =44 (51.7%) in World Championships

Addendum: 1950-56 Candidates Tournaments

1950 Budapest 'minimatches':
+1 -1 =0 vs. Bronstein
+0 -1 =1 vs. Boleslavsky
+0 -0 =2 vs. Keres
+1 -0 =1 vs. Najdorf
+1 -0 =1 vs. Kotov
+1 -1 =0 vs. Stahlberg
+1 -0 =1 vs. Lilienthal
+0 -0 =2 vs. Szabo
+0 -0 =2 vs. Flohr

1953 Zurich 'minimatches':
+0 -0 =2 vs. Bronstein
+1 -0 =1 vs. Reshevsky
+2 -0 =0 vs. Keres
+0 -0 =2 vs. Petrosian
+0 -0 =2 vs. Najdorf
+2 -0 =0 vs. Geller
+0 -1 =1 vs. Kotov
+0 -0 =2 vs. Taimanov
+0 -0 =2 vs. Averbakh
+0 -0 =2 vs. Boleslavsky
+0 -0 =2 vs. Szabo
+1 -0 =1 vs. Gligoric
+2 -0 =0 vs. Euwe
+1 -0 =1 vs. Stahlberg

1956 Amsterdam 'minimatches'
+0 -0 =2 vs. Keres
+0 -0 =2 vs. Szabo
+0 -1 =1 vs. Spassky
+0 -0 =2 vs. Petrosian
+1 -0 =1 vs. Bronstein
+2 -0 =0 vs. Geller
+1 -0 =1 vs. Filip
+1 -0 =1 vs. Panno
+1 -0 =1 vs. Pilnik


+0 -2 =2 vs. Botvinnik (USSR Absolute, 'minimatches')
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E70) King's Indian, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1941 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 60 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1941 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -2 =1 vs. Keres (USSR Absolute, 'minimatches')
Smyslov vs Keres, 1941 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 67 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 65 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Keres, 1941 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 72 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Smyslov, 1941 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 91 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =2 vs. Boleslavsky (USSR Absolute, 'minimatches')
Boleslavsky vs Smyslov, 1941
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C11) French, 33 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Smyslov, 1941
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Boleslavsky, 1941 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 41 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =3 vs. Lilienthal (USSR Absolute, 'minimatches')
Lilienthal vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 37 moves, 1-0

Lilienthal vs Smyslov, 1941
(E38) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Lilienthal, 1941 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 125 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =4 vs. Bondarevsky (USSR Absolute, 'minimatches')
Bondarevsky vs Smyslov, 1941
(E25) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(A13) English, 114 moves, 1/2-1/2

Bondarevsky vs Smyslov, 1941 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Bondarevsky, 1941 
(B54) Sicilian, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs. Reshevsky (USSR-USA, radiomatch, 1945)
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1945 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 41 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1945 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 71 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Sajtar (Moscow-Prague 1946)
Sajtar vs Smyslov, 1946 
(D90) Grunfeld, 26 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Sajtar, 1946
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =0 vs. Kottnauer (Moscow-Prague 1946)
Smyslov vs C Kottnauer, 1946 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

C Kottnauer vs Smyslov, 1946 
(D18) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 56 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Zita (Moscow-Prague 1946)
F Zita vs Smyslov, 1946
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs F Zita, 1946 
(E01) Catalan, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Katekov (Moscow-Prague 1946)
Smyslov vs M Katetov, 1946 
(C11) French, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Katetov vs Smyslov, 1946 
(D71) Neo-Grunfeld, 26 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Pachman (Moscow-Prague 1946)
Pachman vs Smyslov, 1946 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Pachman, 1946
(A56) Benoni Defense, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Opocensky (Moscow-Prague 1946)
Smyslov vs Opocensky, 1946 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

Opocensky vs Smyslov, 1946 
(D70) Neo-Grunfeld Defense, 32 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs. König (USSR-GBR, radiomatch, 1946)
Smyslov vs I Koenig, 1946 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

I Koenig vs Smyslov, 1946 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 53 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 vs. Denker (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1946)
Smyslov vs Denker, 1946 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 52 moves, 1-0

Denker vs Smyslov, 1946 
(E29) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch, 43 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Golombek (GBR-USSR, London, 1947)
Smyslov vs Golombek, 1947 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 53 moves, 1-0

+0 -1 =4 vs Botvinnik (World Championship 1948 - 'minimatches')
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(D96) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(B60) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1948 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -2 =2 vs. Keres (World Championship 1948 - 'minimatches')
Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(A15) English, 27 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 57 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Keres, 1948 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Smyslov, 1948 
(A16) English, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =4 vs Reshevsky (World Championship 1948 - 'minimatches')
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1948 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

+4 -1 =0 vs. Euwe (World Championship 1948 - 'minimatches')
Euwe vs Smyslov, 1948 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 42 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Euwe, 1948 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 70 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 42 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Euwe, 1948 
(C81) Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

Euwe vs Smyslov, 1948 
(D99) Grunfeld Defense, Smyslov, 38 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 Tipari (Budapest-Moscow)
Smyslov vs L Tipary, 1949
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

L Tipary vs Smyslov, 1949
(D88) Grunfeld, Spassky Variation, Main line, 10...cd, 11.cd, 51 moves, 0-1

+1 -1 =0 Szabo (Budapest-Moscow)
Smyslov vs Szabo, 1949 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 34 moves, 0-1

Szabo vs Smyslov, 1949 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 80 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 Szily (Budapest-Moscow)
Szily vs Smyslov, 1949
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Szily, 1949 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 28 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 Florian (Budapest-Moscow)
T Florian vs Smyslov, 1949 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs T Florian, 1949 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 25 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 Benko (Budapest-Moscow)
Smyslov vs Benko, 1949
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benko vs Smyslov, 1949
(D76) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6, 35 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =0 Barcza (Budapest-Moscow)
G Barcza vs Smyslov, 1949 
(A04) Reti Opening, 40 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs G Barcza, 1949 
(B85) Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical, 26 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 Gereben (Budapest-Moscow)
Smyslov vs E Gereben, 1949 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

E Gereben vs Smyslov, 1949 
(D95) Grunfeld, 56 moves, 0-1

+7 -7 =10 vs. Botvinnik (World Match, Moscow, 1954)
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 58 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 30 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 61 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D86) Grunfeld, Exchange, 34 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C15) French, Winawer, 50 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C18) French, Winawer, 25 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 37 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 38 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E67) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 33 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(B25) Sicilian, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 58 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C15) French, Winawer, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 72 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954 
(C15) French, Winawer, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D83) Grunfeld, Grunfeld Gambit, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =4 vs. Reshesky (USA-USSR, New York, 1954)
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1954 
(A14) English, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1954 
(A13) English, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. CH Alexander (GBR-USSR, London, 1954)
C H Alexander vs Smyslov, 1954 
(C47) Four Knights, 41 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs C H Alexander, 1954
(A10) English, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Stċhlberg (SWE-USSR, Stockholm, 1954)
Stahlberg vs Smyslov, 1954 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 64 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Stahlberg, 1954
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

+2 -0 =0 vs. Sliwa (POL-USSR, Lodz, 1955) - unordered
Smyslov vs Sliwa, 1955
(A17) English, 58 moves, 1-0

Sliwa vs Smyslov, 1955
(A48) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =6 vs. Geller (USSR Ch. Playoff 1955)
Smyslov vs Geller, 1955 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Smyslov, 1955
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Geller, 1955
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 57 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Smyslov, 1955
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Geller, 1955
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Smyslov, 1955
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Geller, 1955 
(E89) King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

+4 -0 =0 vs. Bisguier (USSR-USA, Moscow, 1955)
Smyslov vs Bisguier, 1955 
(A13) English, 40 moves, 1-0

Bisguier vs Smyslov, 1955 
(D94) Grunfeld, 36 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Bisguier, 1955 
(E52) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with ...b6, 38 moves, 1-0

Bisguier vs Smyslov, 1955 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

+6 -3 =13 vs. Botvinnik (World Match, Moscow, 1957)
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A16) English, 41 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E63) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A16) English, 54 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 28 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B62) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A05) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(B27) Sicilian, 43 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E45) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A15) English, 69 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C15) French, Winawer, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A36) English, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C18) French, Winawer, 42 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1957 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 13 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1957 
(C11) French, 11 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =0 vs. Filip (European Team Ch 1957, Vienna)
Smyslov vs Filip, 1957 
(A73) Benoni, Classical, 9.O-O, 39 moves, 1-0

Filip vs Smyslov, 1957 
(A14) English, 43 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Unzicker (European Team Ch 1957, Vienna)
Unzicker vs Smyslov, 1957 
(C75) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Unzicker, 1957
(E14) Queen's Indian, 43 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs. Gligoric (European Team Ch 1957, Vienna)
Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1957
(A48) King's Indian, 19 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1957
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

+5 -7 =11 vs. Botvinnik (World Match, Moscow, 1958)
Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 62 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B19) Caro-Kann, Classical, 66 moves, 0-1

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 82 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B58) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 49 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B58) Sicilian, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B58) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(D98) Grunfeld, Russian, 24 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A12) English with b3, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 68 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A16) English, 74 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 35 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(B32) Sicilian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1958 
(A95) Dutch, Stonewall, 38 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1958 
(A05) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Boleslavsky (Moscow-Belarus, 1959)
Boleslavsky vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Boleslavsky, 1959 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 27 moves, 0-1

+1 -1 =2 vs. Gligoric (USSR-YUG, Kiev, 1959)
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 31 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1959
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 39 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1959
(C74) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1959)
Smyslov vs Spassky, 1959 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 22 moves, 1-0

+1 -2 =1 vs. Tal (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Smyslov vs Tal, 1959 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 65 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 26 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Tal, 1959 
(B42) Sicilian, Kan, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 41 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =2 vs. Keres (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Smyslov vs Keres, 1959 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 59 moves, 0-1

Keres vs Smyslov, 1959 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Keres, 1959
(E53) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Keres vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B82) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 40 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =3 vs. Petrosian (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1959 
(A21) English, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Petrosian, 1959 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Petrosian vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D29) Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical, 39 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Petrosian, 1959 
(E61) King's Indian, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -2 =1 vs. Gligoric (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1959 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Gligoric vs Smyslov, 1959 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 50 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Gligoric, 1959 
(E61) King's Indian, 18 moves, 0-1

+1 -1 =2 vs. Fischer (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Fischer vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B11) Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4, 52 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Fischer, 1959 
(B50) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fischer vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B86) Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack, 48 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Fischer, 1959 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 54 moves, 0-1

+2 -0 =2 vs. Olafsson (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Smyslov vs F Olafsson, 1959
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Olafsson vs Smyslov, 1959 
(A21) English, 57 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs F Olafsson, 1959 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

F Olafsson vs Smyslov, 1959 
(A22) English, 41 moves, 0-1

+2 -1 =1 vs. Benko (Candidates 1959 'minimatch')
Smyslov vs Benko, 1959 
(B96) Sicilian, Najdorf, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Benko vs Smyslov, 1959 
(B41) Sicilian, Kan, 74 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Benko, 1959 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 53 moves, 1-0

Benko vs Smyslov, 1959
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 0-1

+0 -1 =1 vs. Spassky (Leningrad-Moscow, 1960 Jan)
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1960 
(D24) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 42 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1960 Dec)
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1960 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Spassky, 1960 
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 29 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Spassky (Moscow-Leningrad, 1961)
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1961 
(C49) Four Knights, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =2 vs. Spassky (Leningrad-Moscow, 1962)
Spassky vs Smyslov, 1962
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -3 =5 vs. Geller (Candidates Quarterfinal, Moscow, 1965)
Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(E41) Nimzo-Indian, 58 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Geller, 1965
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 79 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(E50) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Nf3, without ...d5, 60 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Geller, 1965
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Smyslov, 1965 
(D87) Grunfeld, Exchange, 31 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Geller, 1965
(E08) Catalan, Closed, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Geller vs Smyslov, 1965
(E55) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Geller, 1965
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -0 =1 vs. Hecht (Eur.T Ch., Hamburg, 1965)
Hecht vs Smyslov, 1965
(B16) Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Hecht, 1965
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 42 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Zuidema (Eur.T Ch., Hamburg, 1965)
Smyslov vs C Zuidema, 1965
(A05) Reti Opening, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs C Zuidema, 1965
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 1-0

+2 -0 =0 vs. Korchnoi (Moscow - Leningrad) - unordered
Korchnoi vs Smyslov, 1967 
(D94) Grunfeld, 40 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Korchnoi, 1967 
(E10) Queen's Pawn Game, 74 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =0 vs. Taimanov (Moscow-Leningrad, 1968)
Smyslov vs Taimanov, 1968 
(A25) English, 42 moves, 0-1

Taimanov vs Smyslov, 1968
(A48) King's Indian, 40 moves, 0-1

+1 -0 =1 vs. Gheorghiu (Moscow-Bucharest, 1969)
Gheorghiu vs Smyslov, 1969
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 45 moves, 0-1

+1 -1 =1 vs. Reshevsky (World-USSR, Belgrade, 1970)
Reshevsky vs Smyslov, 1970
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

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

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

+1 -1 =4 vs. Portisch (Candidates Reserve, Portoroz, 1971)
Portisch vs Smyslov, 1971
(E17) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Portisch, 1971 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 42 moves, 0-1

Portisch vs Smyslov, 1971 
(A81) Dutch, 37 moves, 0-1

Smyslov vs Portisch, 1971 
(B24) Sicilian, Closed, 72 moves, 1/2-1/2

Portisch vs Smyslov, 1971 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 56 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Portisch, 1971
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -0 =3? vs. Huebner (EUCup Final, Solingen 1976) - unordered
Smyslov vs Huebner, 1976
(A39) English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1976
(A28) English, 50 moves, 1/2-1/2

+1 -1 =1 vs. Schmidt (Warsaw-Moscow, 1980)
W Schmidt vs Smyslov, 1980
(D16) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs W Schmidt, 1980
(B05) Alekhine's Defense, Modern, 38 moves, 1-0

W Schmidt vs Smyslov, 1980
(E12) Queen's Indian, 46 moves, 1-0

+0 -0 =2 vs. Karpov (Nat.Match-Tournament, 1981)
Karpov vs Smyslov, 1981
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -2 =0 vs. Kasparov (Nat.Match-Tournament, 1981)
Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1981 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 27 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1981 
(C70) Ruy Lopez, 39 moves, 1-0

+1 -0 =1 vs. Romanishin (Nat.Match-Tournament, 1981)
Romanishin vs Smyslov, 1981
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Romanishin, 1981
(D73) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3, 40 moves, 1-0

+1 -1 =12 vs. Huebner (Candidates, 1983, Velden)
Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983
(C42) Petrov Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1-0

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983
(A28) English, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983
(A15) English, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983 
(A20) English, 36 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983
(E39) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation, 74 moves, 1/2-1/2

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Huebner, 1983 
(D23) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

Huebner vs Smyslov, 1983 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

+3 -1 =7 vs. Ribli (Candidates, 1983, London)
Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(E14) Queen's Indian, 65 moves, 1-0

Ribli vs Smyslov, 1983 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ribli vs Smyslov, 1983 
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 41 moves, 1-0

Ribli vs Smyslov, 1983 
(D94) Grunfeld, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 42 moves, 1-0

Ribli vs Smyslov, 1983
(D94) Grunfeld, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ribli vs Smyslov, 1983
(A04) Reti Opening, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Ribli, 1983 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -4 =9 vs. Kasparov (Candidates final, 1983, Vilnius)
Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984 
(D07) Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Smyslov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(D34) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 40 moves, 0-1

Kasparov vs Smyslov, 1984
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

+0 -1 =1 vs. Ljubojevic (USSR-World, London, 1984)
Ljubojevic vs Smyslov, 1984
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Smyslov vs Ljubojevic, 1984
(E12) Queen's Indian, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

283 games

 » View all game collections by amadeus PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » 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 | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC