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🏆 Alekhine Memorial (1956) Chess Event Description
For a quarter-century after he fled the Soviet Union, Alexander Alekhine was treated as a traitor and an enemy of the people. This attitude softened within a decade of his death, and in 1956 the Soviet Union held an important international event in his memory. Earlier that year, in April, a Soviet delegation, including Smyslov, Keres, Bronstein, Geller and Petrosian, had marked the tenth anniversary of his death at a ceremony, organised by FIDE, in the Montparnasse cemetery in Paris. ... [more]

Player: Vasily Smyslov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gligoric vs Smyslov  ½-½231956Alekhine MemorialE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
2. Smyslov vs Botvinnik  ½-½461956Alekhine MemorialB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
3. Uhlmann vs Smyslov 0-1181956Alekhine MemorialE15 Queen's Indian
4. Smyslov vs Keres  ½-½411956Alekhine MemorialA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Golombek vs Smyslov 0-1331956Alekhine MemorialE00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Szabo vs Smyslov 0-1361956Alekhine MemorialE29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
7. Smyslov vs V Ciocaltea 1-0421956Alekhine MemorialB58 Sicilian
8. Pachman vs Smyslov  ½-½381956Alekhine MemorialE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
9. Smyslov vs Bronstein  ½-½171956Alekhine MemorialE14 Queen's Indian
10. N Padevsky vs Smyslov 0-1501956Alekhine MemorialC47 Four Knights
11. Smyslov vs Najdorf ½-½391956Alekhine MemorialE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
12. Unzicker vs Smyslov  ½-½261956Alekhine MemorialC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
13. Smyslov vs Taimanov  ½-½211956Alekhine MemorialE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. Sliwa vs Smyslov 0-1601956Alekhine MemorialA92 Dutch
15. Smyslov vs Stahlberg 1-0781956Alekhine MemorialA05 Reti Opening
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