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Spassky - Geller Candidates Semifinal Match

Boris Spassky5.5/8(+3 -0 =5)[games]
Efim Geller2.5/8(+0 -3 =5)[games] Chess Event Description
Spassky - Geller Candidates Semifinal (1965)

The results of the Geller - Smyslov Candidates Quarterfinal (1965) and Spassky - Keres Candidates Quarterfinal (1965) made Spassky meet Geller for this match.

Riga, Soviet Union (Latvia), 27 May - 8 June 1965

1 Spassky 1 1 1 5 2 Geller 0 0 0 2

Spassky advanced to the Spassky - Tal Candidates Final (1965).

Their next match occurred at the Spassky - Geller Candidates Quarterfinal (1968) in Sukhumi, Georgia after which Spassky advanced to the Spassky - Korchnoi Candidates Final (1968).

Reference: Wikipedia article: Candidates Tournament.

Original collection: Game Collection: WCC Index (Spassky-Geller 1965), by User: Hesam7.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Geller vs Spassky ½-½301965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
2. Spassky vs Geller 1-0551965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
3. Geller vs Spassky  ½-½411965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. Spassky vs Geller ½-½321965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. Geller vs Spassky  ½-½321965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
6. Spassky vs Geller 1-0441965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. Geller vs Spassky ½-½411965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. Spassky vs Geller 1-0391965Spassky - Geller Candidates SemifinalB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
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