Amsterdam 1956 chess tournament

Amsterdam 1956 was a chess tournament won by Vasily Smyslov.[1] It was the Candidates Tournament for the 1957 World Chess Championship match between Smyslov and Mikhail Botvinnik.

Candidates Tournament 1956 Amsterdam
Smyslov (1956)
# Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total
1  Vasily Smyslov (USSR) xx ½½ ½½ ½½ ½1 11 ½1 ½1 11½
2  Paul Keres (USSR) ½½ xx ½½ ½½ ½½ ½1 ½½ ½0 10
3  Laszlo Szabo (Hungary) ½½ ½½ xx ½½ ½½ ½1 ½½ 01
4  Boris Spassky (USSR) ½½ xx ½½ ½1 ½½ ½½ ½1
5  Tigran Petrosian (USSR) ½½ ½½ ½½ ½½ xx 01 ½½
6  David Bronstein (USSR) ½0 ½0 ½½ ½0 xx ½1 ½½ ½1
7  Efim Geller (USSR) 00 ½½ ½0 10 ½0 xx 11 ½1
8  Dr. Miroslav Filip (Czechoslovakia) ½0 ½1 ½½ 00 xx 10 ½1 8
9  Oscar Panno (Argentina) ½½ ½½ ½½ ½½ ½0 01 xx 8
10  Hermann Pilnik (Argentina) ½0 10 ½0 ½0 ½0 xx 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wood, Baruch H. 1956. The world championship candidates' tournament Holland 1956. Sutton Coldfield, England: Chess.