Number of games in database: 96
|Photograph copyright © 1990, courtesy of e3e5.com
Years covered: 1949 to 1967
Overall record: +32 -35 =29 (48.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Nezhmetdinov vs Byvshev, 1954 1/2-1/2
Byvshev vs Boleslavsky, 1956 1-0
Lipnitsky vs Byvshev, 1952 0-1
Byvshev vs Kan, 1952 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
USSR Championship (1956)
USSR Championship (1952)
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(born Feb-18-1922, died Apr-05-1998, 76 years old) Russia
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Vasily Mikhailovich Byvshev was born February 18, 1922 in Starovo, USSR. He achieved some success in Soviet tournament chess in the 1950s, placing fourth in the 1954 Leningrad Championship and qualifying three times for the USSR Championship (in 1952, 1954 and 1956). However, Byvshev is probably best-known for his accomplishments as a chess teacher. He helped train Women's World Champion Lyudmila Rudenko and, later in life, he also trained future FIDE world champion Alexander Khalifman.
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 96
|1. Byvshev vs Chekhover
||1-0||44||1949||URS-ch sf||C11 French|
|2. Dus Chotimirsky vs Byvshev
|| ||0-1||36||1949||URS-ch sf||D04 Queen's Pawn Game|
|3. A Bannik vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||56||1949||URS-ch sf||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|4. Byvshev vs Simagin
|| ||½-½||41||1949||URS-ch sf||C71 Ruy Lopez|
|5. Byvshev vs Levenfish
||0-1||44||1950||URS-ch sf||C18 French, Winawer|
|6. V Soloviev vs Byvshev
|| ||½-½||34||1950||Gorky||B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack|
|7. Byvshev vs Petrosian
|| ||½-½||29||1950||URS-ch sf||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|8. Korchnoi vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||56||1951||Chigorin Memorial||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|9. Sokolsky vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||38||1951||URS-ch sf||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|10. Smyslov vs Byvshev
||1-0||47||1951||Chigorin Memorial||E03 Catalan, Open|
|11. Flohr vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||31||1951||URS-ch sf||D55 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|12. Byvshev vs Simagin
||0-1||59||1951||URS-ch sf||C71 Ruy Lopez|
|13. Alatortsev vs Byvshev
|| ||½-½||32||1952||URS-ch sf||E02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4|
|14. Tolush vs Byvshev
||1-0||36||1952||USSR Championship||E28 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation|
|15. Byvshev vs Taimanov
||0-1||44||1952||USSR Championship||B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4|
|16. Aronin vs Byvshev
|| ||½-½||32||1952||USSR Championship||B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation|
|17. Byvshev vs Simagin
||0-1||69||1952||USSR Championship||B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation|
|18. Bronstein vs Byvshev
|| ||1-0||42||1952||USSR Championship||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|19. Byvshev vs Keres
||1-0||43||1952||USSR Championship||C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd|
|20. Lipnitsky vs Byvshev
||0-1||34||1952||USSR Championship||E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad|
|21. Byvshev vs Smyslov
||1-0||66||1952||USSR Championship||C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|22. Korchnoi vs Byvshev
||1-0||57||1952||USSR Championship||A15 English|
|23. Byvshev vs Boleslavsky
||1-0||41||1952||USSR Championship||B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack|
|24. Kasparian vs Byvshev
|| ||0-1||34||1952||USSR Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|25. Byvshev vs Kan
||1-0||57||1952||USSR Championship||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 96
|May-06-17|| ||zydeco: Byvshev was a very exciting player - part of the Wild Man school of Soviet chess in the '50s. |
Cherepkov, who worked as a student with Byvshev, describes him as being a very difficult character, hard to collaborate with (although Cherepkov also seems to be very fond of him). He mentions that Byvshev was epileptic.
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