1966 World Chess Championship
Tigran Petrosian (USSR) vs. Boris Spassky (USSR)
Moscow, USSR
April 9 - June 9, 1966

Conditions:  Best of 24 Games.  In the event of 
a 12-12 tie, Petrosian retains the title.



USSR, 1966 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Score
Petrosian 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 12
Spassky 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 11
Result:  Tigran Petrosian retains the World Title.

  • Match Breakdown
     #    White - Black        Locale  Date        ECO  Result
     1    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  04-11-1966  B19  - 
     2    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  04-13-1966  D59  - 
     3    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  04-15-1966  D26  - 
     4    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  04-18-1966  E08  - 
     5    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  04-20-1966  B14  - 
     6    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  04-22-1966  D41  - 
     7    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  04-25-1966  D03  0-1 
     8    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  04-27-1966  A33  - 
     9    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  04-29-1966  D42  - 
    10    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  05-02-1966  E66  1-0 
    11    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  05-04-1966  C10  - 
    12    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  05-06-1966  A42  - 
    13    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  05-11-1966  B19  1-0 
    14    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  05-13-1966  A05  - 
    15    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  05-16-1966  B25  - 
    16    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  05-18-1966  B06  - 
    17    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  05-20-1966  B25  - 
    18    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  05-23-1966  E12  - 
    19    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  05-27-1966  C11  1-0 
    20    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  05-30-1966  E59  1-0 
    21    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  06-01-1966  C11  - 
    22    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  06-03-1966  A40  1-0 
    23    Spassky - Petrosian  Moscow  06-06-1966  C11  1-0 
    24    Petrosian - Spassky  Moscow  06-08-1966  E61  - 
     
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