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 - Makogonov, Vladimir
15th URS-ch, Leningrad URS
1947
Euwe, Max - Smyslov, Vassily
Candidats Tournament, Zuerich
1953
Smyslov, Vassily - Xu Jun
Biel Interzonal, Biel
1993
Boleslavsky, Isaak - Smyslov, Vassily
28th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1961
Smyslov, Vassily - Botvinnik, Mikhail
URS Absolute-ch, Moscow URS
1941.04.17
Smyslov, Vassily - Wade, Robert
Hastings 7273
1972
Smyslov, Vassily - Lilienthal, Andor
Candidats Tournament, Budapest
1950
Smyslov, Vassily - Makogonov, Vladimir
15th URS-ch, Leningrad URS
1947
Miles, Anthony J - Smyslov, Vassily
Tilburg , Tilburg
1984