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Sunday, March 28, 2010

The Legendary World Chess Champion Vasily Smyslov Passes Away At The Age Of 89

Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov
(Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Смысло́в) (March 24, 1921 – March 27, 2010) was a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster, and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958. He was a Candidate for the World Chess Championship on eight occasions (1948, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959, 1965, 1983, and 1985).....(The full article could be found in Wikipedia here : )He was also considered one of the best ever chess endgame players in the history of chess. I would like to express my condolences to his family and his admirers and all the chess community .
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