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Isaac Boleslavsky vs Vasily Smyslov
1st Soviet Team-ch final (1948), Leningrad URS, Sep-??
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C71)  ·  0-1

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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-14
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  WCC Editing Project:

According to Rusbase http://al20102007.narod.ru/team_ch/..., this game was part of the <First USSR Team Championship 1948>, held 12-22 September In Leningrad.

<Smyslov> played two games on board one for Moscow, losing this game to <Boleslavsky> and winning against <Airapetov>.

Moscow finished 1st over Leningrad, RSFSR, Ukraine, Lithuania, Georgia and Uzbekistan.

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Here is <Smyslov's> win against <Airapetov>, who played board one for Uzbekistan:

[Event "Ch URS (team)"]
[Site "URS"]
[Date "1948.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Smyslov Vassily (RUS)"]
[Black "Airapetov"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E34"]
[WhiteElo "0"]
[BlackElo "0"]
[Annotator ""]
[Source ""]
[Remark ""]

1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.d4 Bb4 4.Qc2 d5 5.cxd5 Qxd5 6.Nf3 O-O 7.Bd2 Bxc3 8.Bxc3 Ne4 9.e3 Nxc3 10.Qxc3 Nc6 11.b4 e5 12.dxe5 Bg4 13.Bc4 Qe4 14.b5 Bxf3 15.gxf3 Qxf3 16.Rg1 Ne7 17.e6 f6 18.Rd1 Rad8 19.Rd7 Qh5 20.Qb4 Rfe8 21.Qxe7 Rxe7 22.Rxd8+ Re8 23.e7+ Kh8 24.Be6 Qxb5 25.Bf7 Qb1+ 26.Ke2 Qb5+ 27.Kf3 Qf5+ 28.Kg2 1-0

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<Sources>

Rusbase http://al20102007.narod.ru/team_ch/...

Winter, Edward ed. "World Chess Champions" (Pergamon Press 1981), p.149

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