Vassily Smyslov (1921-2010)

Edward Winter


We present a selection of photographs of Vassily Smyslov:

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Source: Chess Review, February 1944, page 7

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Source: Chess Review, June-July 1944, page 4

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Source: Chess in Russia by P. Romanovsky, opposite page 26 (London, 1946).

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Source: Groningen 1946 by M. Euwe and H. Kmoch (Groningen, 1947).

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Source: Le Championnat du Monde des échecs 1948 à la portée de tous by C. Seneca, opposite page 204 (Paris, 1948).

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Source: Die Schacholympiade in Helsinki 1952 by H. Müller (Vienna, 1953).

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Source: Schach-Elite im Kampf, opposite page 30 (Zurich, 1954).

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Source: Turneringsbok by G. Ståhlberg and P. Keres, page 11 (Örebro, 1954).

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Source: Turneringsbok by G. Ståhlberg and P. Keres, page 138 (Örebro, 1954).

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Source: Chess Review, front cover, April 1958.

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Source: Kandidatenturnier für Schachweltmeisterschaft by S. Gligorić and V. Ragozin, page 39 (Belgrade, 1960).

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Source: Chess Review, December 1959, page 371.

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Source: XIV. Schach-Olympiade Leipzig 1960, page 31.

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Source: Chess Review, November 1967, page 337.

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Source: Programme, Russia v Rest of the World tournament, 2002, page 7.

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The photograph below (taken in Vienna in 1957) was published opposite page 81 of Chess A Beginner’s Guide by Stanley Morrison (Guildford and London, 1968):

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