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Vasilii Vasil’evich Smyslov

Vasilii Smyslov, USSR Chess player, grandmaster.

Background

  • Smyslov, Vasilii was born on March 24, 1921 in Moscow.

  • Career

    • At the age of 17, chess champion of the City of Moscow. Second place in the 1948 World Championship. World champion in 1957-1958.

      In 1988, ranked number 20 in the chess world.
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    Born March 24, 1921
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