39th USSR Championship; Leningrad 1971
September 15 - October 17

                            1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
 1. Savon, Vladimir         x    1 1  1   1 1 1   1     1 1  15 - 6
 2. Smyslov, Vassily         x  1           1   1 1 1  1  13- 7
 3. Tal, Mikhail              x  1 0 1 0   1 1  1  0 1 1 1   1  13- 7
 4. Karpov, Anatoly          0  x  1   1       1 0 1 1 1  1  13 - 8
 5. Balashov, Yuri          0  0  x 1 1   0 0 0   1  1 1  1 1 1  12 - 9
 6. Stein, Leonid           0  1 0 0 x  1 1 0 1     1  1  0 1 1  12 - 9
 7. Bronstein, David          0  0  x 1  1  1  1 0 1 1  0 0  1  11- 9
 8. Polugaevsky, Lev        0  1   0 0 x 1 1  1       1 1  0  11- 9
 9. Taimanov, Mark             0  0  0 x 1 1 0  1   1 0  1  1  11 -10
10. Kapengut, Albert            1 1 0 0 0 x  0  0    0 1 1 1 1  10-10
11. Krogius, Nikolai        0  0  1 0   0  x  0 1 1  1 1      10-10
12. Lein, Anatoly           0  0  1  0 0 1 1  x  0 1 0  1 0   1  10 -11
13. Platonov, Igor          0          1  x  0 0 0  1 1 1 0  10 -11
14. Geller, Efim              0    0  0 1 0 1  x 1 0   0   1   9-11
15. Karasyev, V              0   0  1    0 0 1 0 x 1    0 1 0   9 -12
16. Shamkovich, Leonid      0  1 0  0 0     1 1 1 0 x 0 0  1  0   9 -12
17. Vaganian, Rafael          0 1 0  0  0  0  1   1 x 0 0  1 0   8-12
18. Nikolaevsky, Yuri        0 0 0 0 0   1 1 0 0    1 1 x 1 0  0   8-12
19. Tukmakov, Vladimir       0 0 0   1 0  0  1 0 1   1 0 x  0    8-12
20. Grigorian, Karen         0  0 0 1 1 0 0 0   0  1 0  1  x 0    8 -13
21. Dzindzhihasvili, Roman  0    0 0      0 0  0  0  1 1 x    8 -13
22. Zeitlin, M              0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0  0 1 0 1 1 1 1    x   8 -13


  • Chess Life & Review, 3/72, page 143

  • Savon was not a Grandmaster going into this tournament.


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