Vassily Smyslov

Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov was a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster, who was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight occasions. Smyslov twice tied for first place at the Soviet Championships, and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record. In five European Team Championships, Smyslov won ten gold medals.

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Xie Jun - Vassily Smyslov
Women-Veterans, Vienna
1993
Vassily Smyslov - Gennady Kuzmin
41st URS-ch, Moscow URS
1973.10.16
Vassily Smyslov - Mikhail Botvinnik
Moscow-ch 23th, Moscow
1943
Efim Geller - Vassily Smyslov
17th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1949.11.15
Vassily Smyslov - Vladimir Makogonov
15th URS-ch, Leningrad URS
1947
Grigory Ionovich Ravinsky - Vassily Smyslov
Moscow-ch, Moscow
1946
Vassily Smyslov - Vladas Mikenas
17th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1949.10.19
Vassily Smyslov - Xu Jun
Biel Interzonal, Biel
1993
Vassily Smyslov - Miroslav Katetov
Moscow-Prague, Moscow
1946
David Bronstein - Vassily Smyslov
Alekhine mem, Moscow
1959
Viacheslav Ragozin - Vassily Smyslov
Moscow-ch, Moscow
1945
Vassily Smyslov - Zoltan Ribli
Candidats sf2, London
1983
Jozsef Szily - Vassily Smyslov
Budapest-Moscow, Budapest
1949
Silvino Garcia Martinez - Vassily Smyslov
Sochi Chigorin Memorial, Sochi
1974
Vassily Smyslov - Miroslav Katetov
Moscow-Prague, Moscow
1946
Bogdan Sliwa - Vassily Smyslov
Alekhine mem, Moscow
1956
Vlastimil Hort - Vassily Smyslov
Reggio Emilia8687, Reggio Emilia
1986
Vassily Smyslov - Eleazar Jimenez Zerquera
Capablanca mem, Havana
1965