Smyslov, Vassily

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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Smyslov, Vassily

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Smyslov, Vassily - Makogonov, Vladimir
15th URS-ch, Leningrad URS
1947
Smyslov, Vassily - Gurgenidze, Bukhuti
34th URS-ch, Tbilisi URS
1966
Anikaev, Yuri N - Smyslov, Vassily
Sochi Chigorin Memorial, Sochi
1974
Smyslov, Vassily - Kuzmin, Gennady
41st URS-ch, Moscow URS
1973.10.16
Boleslavsky, Isaak - Smyslov, Vassily
28th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1961
Smyslov, Vassily - Xu Jun
Biel Interzonal, Biel
1993
Smyslov, Vassily - Portisch, Lajos
Candidats reserve, Portoroz
1971
Smyslov, Vassily - Zhu Chen
Flamenco Veterans vs Ladies, Marbella ESP
1999.10.21
Miles, Anthony J - Smyslov, Vassily
Tilburg , Tilburg
1984
Sliwa, Bogdan - Smyslov, Vassily
Alekhine mem, Moscow
1956
Smyslov, Vassily - Lilienthal, Andor
Candidats Tournament, Budapest
1950
Smyslov, Vassily - Ribli, Zoltan
Candidats sf2, London
1983
Smyslov, Vassily - Spassky, Boris
Candidats Tournament, Amsterdam
1956
Smyslov, Vassily - Szilagyi, Gyorgy
Moscow CCCT, Moscow
1960
Smyslov, Vassily - Kotov, Alexander
Candidats Tournament, Budapest
1950
Sliwa, Bogdan - Smyslov, Vassily
Alekhine mem, Moscow
1956
Smyslov, Vassily - Wade, Robert
Hastings 7273
1972
Garcia Martinez, Silvino - Smyslov, Vassily
Sochi Chigorin Memorial, Sochi
1974