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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|1. Gligoric vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||23||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation|
|2. Smyslov vs Botvinnik
|| ||½-½||46||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation|
|3. Uhlmann vs Smyslov
||0-1||18||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E15 Queen's Indian|
|4. Smyslov vs Keres
|| ||½-½||41||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|5. Golombek vs Smyslov
||0-1||33||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. Szabo vs Smyslov
||0-1||36||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch|
|7. Smyslov vs V Ciocaltea
||1-0||42||1956||Alekhine Memorial||B58 Sicilian|
|8. Pachman vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||38||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|9. Smyslov vs Bronstein
|| ||½-½||17||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E14 Queen's Indian|
|10. N Padevsky vs Smyslov
||0-1||50||1956||Alekhine Memorial||C47 Four Knights|
|11. Smyslov vs Najdorf
||½-½||39||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno|
|12. Unzicker vs Smyslov
|| ||½-½||26||1956||Alekhine Memorial||C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense|
|13. Smyslov vs Taimanov
|| ||½-½||21||1956||Alekhine Memorial||E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|14. Sliwa vs Smyslov
||0-1||60||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A92 Dutch|
|15. Smyslov vs Stahlberg
||1-0||78||1956||Alekhine Memorial||A05 Reti Opening|
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