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🏆 Sverdlovsk (1943)

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Played from April 21 to May 15. ... [more]

Player: Mikhail Botvinnik

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Botvinnik vs E Zagorjansky 1-0421943SverdlovskA13 English
2. Botvinnik vs Ragozin 1-0411943SverdlovskE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
3. Kan vs Botvinnik  ½-½221943SverdlovskC19 French, Winawer, Advance
4. Botvinnik vs Konstantinopolsky 1-0521943SverdlovskB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
5. Botvinnik vs Boleslavsky 1-0521943SverdlovskB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
6. Smyslov vs Botvinnik  ½-½661943SverdlovskC19 French, Winawer, Advance
7. V Makogonov vs Botvinnik 0-1551943SverdlovskD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. Botvinnik vs Smyslov 1-0401943SverdlovskC46 Three Knights
9. Ragozin vs Botvinnik ½-½511943SverdlovskE00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Botvinnik vs Kan 1-0441943SverdlovskB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Konstantinopolsky vs Botvinnik  ½-½401943SverdlovskC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
12. Boleslavsky vs Botvinnik ½-½891943SverdlovskC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. E Zagorjansky vs Botvinnik ½-½231943SverdlovskE17 Queen's Indian
14. Botvinnik vs V Makogonov  ½-½271943SverdlovskB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Interesting to note that Botvinnik scored 1.5/2 against the other seven players competing in the tournament.
May-25-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Calli: Worth mentioning that "Sverdlovsk" is today Ekaterinburg or perhaps Yekaterinburg if directly transliterated from the Russian Екатеринбург. The Soviets called it Sverdlovsk from 1924 and 1991 names after Communist party leader Yakov Sverdlov. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakov_...
May-05-16  Howard: Wonder how close enemy troops were to this town at the time of the tournament.
May-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <Howard: Wonder how close enemy troops were to this town at the time of the tournament.>

Not close at all. Sverdlovsk/Yekaterinburg is over 1,000 miles east of Moscow.

May-05-16  Howard: Remind me to brush up on my Russian and Ukrainian geography !

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