Vassily Smyslov

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  • Gligoric-Averbakh after 34...Rc6.

    SANDS: Saluting some chess greats of greatest generation

    Chess is witnessing the passing of its own "greatest generation" of luminaries who came of age in the years after World War II and would reshape and dominate the game for decades. In the past few years, we've lost two world champions — Bobby Fischer and Soviet star Vassily Smyslov — as well as such notables as German GM Wolfgang Unzicker, American Larry Evans, and the British player and author R.G. Wade.

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