25th USSR Championship and Zonal; Riga 1958
January 12 - February 14

                          1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 1. Tal, Mikhail N.       x   1 1  1 1 0 0  1 1  1 0 1 1 1  12-5
 2. Petrosian, Tigran V.   x            1 1 1 1 1 1  12 -6
 3. Bronstein, David I      x  0 1    1 1   1 0 1  1 1  11-6
 4. Averbakh, Yuri L.     0   x  1  1    0 1 1  1   1  11 -7
 5. Spassky, Boris V.     0  1  x 1 0 0   1  0 1   1 1 1  10-7   86.25
 6. Polugaevsky, Lev        0 0 0 x 1      1 1   1 1 1  10-7   84.25
 7. Geller, Efim P.       0    1 0 x  0  1     1  1 1  10 -8    81.75
 8. Gurgenidze, Bukhuti   0   0 1   x 0   1  0 1 1  1 1  10 -8    81.00
 9. Korchnoi, Viktor L.   1      1 1 x 0 1 0    0  0 1   9-8   89.00
10. Boleslavsky, Isaak    1  0      1 x 0       1    9-8   83.25
11. Krogius, Nikolai V.     0  0  0  0 1 x 1 1    1 1    9-8   78.75
12. Taimanov, Mark E.     0   1    0 1  0 x 1 0 1 1 0 0 1   9 -9    80.00
13. Kotov, Alexander      0   0 1 0     0 0 x 1  1  1 1   9 -9    71.50
14. Suetin, Alexey D.      0 0 0 0 0  1    1 0 x 1  1 1 0   8 -10
15. Gipslis, Aivars       0 0 1     0    0  0 x 1 0 1    7-10
16. Bannik, Anatoly       1 0 0 0   0 0 1   0 0  0 x 1  1   7 -11
17. Furman, Semen A.      0 0   0 0     0 1  0 1 0 x 0    6 -12
18. Tolush, Alexander V.  0 0 0  0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0  1 x 0   4 -14   33.50
19. Borisenko, Georgy K.  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0 1  0  1 x   4 -14   28.25




  • This was also a World Championship Zonal. As a result, Tal, Petrosian, Bronstein and Averbakh qualified for the 1958 Portoroz Interzonal.
  • As a result of his last round loss to Tal from a superior position, Spassky missed the Candidates, and did not make it back in until 1965.


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