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Vasily Byvshev
V Byvshev 
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Number of games in database: 158
Years covered: 1949 to 1970
Overall record: +58 -58 =42 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-18-1922, died Apr-05-1998, 76 years old) Russia

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Vasily Mikhailovich Byvshev was born February 18, 1922 in Starovo, USSR. He achieved some success in Soviet tournament chess in the 1950s, placing fourth in the 1954 Leningrad Championship and qualifying three times for the USSR Championship (in 1952, 1954 and 1956). However, Byvshev is probably best-known for his accomplishments as a chess teacher. He helped train Women's World Champion Lyudmila Rudenko and, later in life, he also trained future FIDE world champion Alexander Khalifman.

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Last updated: 2022-04-07 15:44:12

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 158  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Furman vs V Byvshev  1-0391949URS-ch sfD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
2. F Duz-Khotimirsky vs V Byvshev  0-1361949URS-ch sfD04 Queen's Pawn Game
3. V Byvshev vs Simagin  ½-½411949URS-ch sfC71 Ruy Lopez
4. V Byvshev vs V Chekhover 1-0441949URS-ch sfC11 French
5. A Bannik vs V Byvshev  1-0561949URS-ch sfB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
6. V Byvshev vs L Guldin  1-0471950URS-ch sf GorkyB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
7. V Lyublinsky vs V Byvshev  1-0311950URS-ch sf GorkyC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. V Byvshev vs A Sidorov  ½-½591950URS-ch sf GorkyC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
9. V Byvshev vs Levenfish 0-1441950URS-ch sf GorkyC18 French, Winawer
10. A I Konstantinov vs V Byvshev  1-0451950URS-ch sf GorkyC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
11. V Byvshev vs Petrosian  ½-½291950URS-ch sf GorkyC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. V Soloviev vs V Byvshev  ½-½341950URS-ch sf GorkyB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
13. Y Gusev vs V Byvshev  1-0271951URS-ch sf LvovA15 English
14. Smyslov vs V Byvshev 1-0471951Chigorin MemorialE03 Catalan, Open
15. E Zagoryansky vs V Byvshev  ½-½391951URS-ch sf LvovD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
16. M Beilin vs V Byvshev  1-0301951URS-ch sf LvovA09 Reti Opening
17. V Byvshev vs A Makarov  1-0361951URS-ch sf LvovB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
18. Sokolsky vs V Byvshev  1-0381951URS-ch sf LvovA00 Uncommon Opening
19. V Byvshev vs Y Polyak  1-0451951URS-ch sf LvovC74 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
20. V Byvshev vs M Bonch-Osmolovsky  0-1321951URS-ch sf LvovB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
21. V Byvshev vs I Lyskov  0-1371951URS-ch sf LvovB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
22. V Byvshev vs D Rovner  1-0281951URS-ch sf LvovB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
23. Korchnoi vs V Byvshev  1-0561951Chigorin MemorialB12 Caro-Kann Defense
24. Flohr vs V Byvshev  1-0311951URS-ch sf LvovD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. V Byvshev vs Simagin 0-1591951URS-ch sf LvovC71 Ruy Lopez
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-06-17  zydeco: Byvshev was a very exciting player - part of the Wild Man school of Soviet chess in the '50s.

Cherepkov, who worked as a student with Byvshev, describes him as being a very difficult character, hard to collaborate with (although Cherepkov also seems to be very fond of him). He mentions that Byvshev was epileptic.

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