31st USSR Championship, Leningrad 1963
November 23 - December 27


                         1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
 1. Kholmov, Ratmir      x  0 1     1   1   1 1 1     12 - 7   110.00
 2. Spassky, Boris        x     1    1     1   1 1  12 - 7   108.75
 3. Stein, Leonid        1  x        0  1 1  1   1 1  12 - 7   108.50
 4. Suetin, Alexey       0   x  1 0 1  0 1   1 1  0 1 1 1  11- 7  102.75
 5. Geller, Efim             x   0   1    1  1 1  1  11- 7  102.00
 6. Bronstein, David        0  x 0  1  0 1 1  1   1 1 1  11- 7  100.75
 7. Gufeld, Eduard        0  1  1 x  0   1   1 0 1  1   11 - 8   101.50
 8. Polugaevsky, Lev        0 1   x  0   1   1  1  1  11 - 8    98.50
 9. Gipslis, Aivars      0     0 1  x 1  0    1 1  1   10- 8  
10. Korchnoi, Viktor        1    1 0 x     0  0 1  1  10 - 9
11. Bagirov, Vladimir     0 1 0 0 1     x 0      1  1   9- 9
12. Nei, Ivo             0     0 0  1  1 x 0    1 0  1   9 -10    81.50
13. Averbakh, Yuri         0   0  0    1 x  0 1   1    9 -10    80.50
14. Furman, Semen          0 0          x 0 1 0 1 0 1   8-10   77.50
15. Taimanov, Mark       0   0 0 0 0   1   1 1 x 0  1     8-10   75.25
16. Klovans, Janis       0 0 0    1 0 0    0 0 1 x 1  1 0   7-11
17. Zakharov, Alexander  0   1 0  0  0 1  0  1  0 x  0 0   7 -12
18. Bondarevsky, Igor       0 0 0  0  0 0 1  0 0   x 1    6-12   58.50
19. Novopashin, Arkady    0 0 0  0 0  0    0 1  0 1 0 x 1   6-12   56.25
20. Osnos, Viatcheslav    0 0 0 0 0  0  0 0 0  0  1 1  0 x   5 -14



31 Championship of USSR(play-off)- 1963

1. Stein L.   xx 1   2-1
2. Spassky B. 0 xx 1  2 -2
3. Kholmov R.  0 xx  1-2




THE PLAYERS

 1. Kholmov, Ratmir D
 2. Spassky, Boris V
 3. Stein, Leonid
 4. Suetin, Alexey S
 5. Geller, Efim P
 6. Bronstein, David I
 7. Gufeld, Eduard
 8. Polugaevsky, Lev
 9. Gipslis, Aivars
10. Korchnoi, Viktor
11. Bagirov, Vladimir
12. Nei, Iivo
13. Averbakh, Yuri L
14. Furman, Semen Abramovich
15. Taimanov, Mark E
16. Klovans, Janis
17. Zakharov, Alexander V
18. Bondarevsky, Igor
19. Novopashin, Arkady
20. Osnos, Viatcheslav





  • Rather than having the national championship be the Zonal tournament this time, a separate Moscow Zonal was held in 1964, from which Spassky, Stein and Bronstein qualified. Smyslov and Tal were seeded into the Interzonal this time.
    1964 MOSCOW ZONAL
    
                  1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
    1. Spassky    xx   01 1 1 01  7 -5
    2. Stein       xx   1 1 0  6-5
    3. Bronstein    xx  1 10   6-5
    4. Kholmov    10   xx 0 1   6 -6
    5. Suetin     0 0 0 1 xx  1  5-6
    6. Korchnoi   0 0 01 0  xx 11  5-6
    7. Geller     10 1   0 00 xx  5 -7
    
    
    As a result of this tournament, Spassky, Stein, and Bronstein
    qualified for the
    1964 Interzonal.
    
    


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