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Andre Lilienthal vs Vasily Smyslov
19th Ch Moscow (1939), Moscow (URS), Dec-??
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation (E26)  ·  0-1

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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-05-14
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  WCC Editing Project:

This game was played in the <19th Moscow Championship 1939-40>.

<Smyslov> shared 2d with Panov, behind Lilienthal, with +7 -2 =4.

The event was a semifinal for the 11th USSR Championship (1940).

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<Sources>

Di Felice "Chess Results 1936-1940," p. 253

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Apr-10-14
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  WCC Editing Project:

Sorry there is a mistake in the post above:

The <19th Moscow Championship> was <not> a semifinal for the 11th USSR Championship.

Also, the 11th USSR Championship was played in 1939, not 1940:

USSR Championship (1939)

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