22nd Soviet Championship and Zonal, Moscow 1955
February 11 - March 15

                 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
 1. Smyslov      x 1 0   1  1 1    1   0 1   1  12 - 7
 2. Geller       0 x  0  1 0  1 1 0 1 0 1  1 1 1 1 1  12 - 7 
 3. Ilivitsky    1  x    0 1  1        1  1  11- 7
 4. Spassky       1  x   1   0 1 0 0  1   1 1 1  11- 7
 5. Petrosian        x  1          1 1  1  11- 7
 6. Botvinnik    0 0    x  0  1 1 1   1  1  1 1  11- 7
 7. Taimanov      1 1 0 0  x 0 1  1 1    1 0 1    11 - 8
 8. Keres        0  0   1 1 x 0 0   1   1 1 1  1  11 - 8
 9. Mikenas      0 0     0 1 x   1 0   1 1 1  1  10- 8
10. Furman        0 0 1  0  1  x 0 1  1   0 1  1  10 - 9
11. Antoshin      1  0  0 0   1 x 0 1   0 1 1  1  10 - 9
12. Kotov         0  1  0 0  0 0 1 x 1  0 1 1  1    9-9
13. Borisenko    0 1  1    0 1  0 0 x     0  1   9 -10
14. Flohr         0        0    x 1  0  1    9 -10
15. Averbakh        0  0      1  0 x        8-10
16. Lisitsin     1 0     0 0 0  1 0    x  0 1 1   8-10
17. Kan          0 0   0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0  1   x 0 1    7 -12
18. Simagin       0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0 0  1   1 1 x 1 0   6-12
19. Korchnoi      0  0  0      0  0  0 0 0 x 1   6 -13
20. Shcherbakov  0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0  0   0  1 0 x   3-15


First Place Play-off
         1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Geller         1  4
Smyslov        0  3





  • This was also a World Championship Zonal. As a result, Geller, Ilivitsky, Spassky, and Petrosian qualified for the 1955 Gothenburg Interzonal. Smyslov was already seeded into the 1956 Candidates Tournament, and Botvinnik, as World Champion, was not eligible. Though he failed to qualify here, Keres was already seeded into the Interzonal (as was David Bronstein, who did not play here).


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