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🏆 Sverdlovsk (1943)

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

Player: Vasily Smyslov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Boleslavsky vs Smyslov  ½-½451943SverdlovskB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. Smyslov vs E Zagorjansky 1-0321943SverdlovskC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
3. V Makogonov vs Smyslov 1-0541943SverdlovskA53 Old Indian
4. Smyslov vs Ragozin 1-0421943SverdlovskD81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
5. Kan vs Smyslov 1-0341943SverdlovskD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Smyslov vs Botvinnik  ½-½661943SverdlovskC19 French, Winawer, Advance
7. Smyslov vs Konstantinopolsky 1-0611943SverdlovskC77 Ruy Lopez
8. Botvinnik vs Smyslov 1-0401943SverdlovskC46 Three Knights
9. E Zagorjansky vs Smyslov  ½-½371943SverdlovskA53 Old Indian
10. Smyslov vs V Makogonov  ½-½531943SverdlovskC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
11. Ragozin vs Smyslov 0-1561943SverdlovskD02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Smyslov vs Kan 1-0471943SverdlovskB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. Smyslov vs Boleslavsky  ½-½361943SverdlovskC77 Ruy Lopez
14. Konstantinopolsky vs Smyslov  ½-½481943SverdlovskC43 Petrov, Modern 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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