Vassily Smyslov

Thumbnail photo of Vassily Smyslov
Fide Id4100310
TitleGrand Master
FederationSoviet Union fed
FIDE Elo2500
Highest Elo2620 (July 1971)
Born 24.Mar.1921 (in Moscow)
Died27.Mar.2010 (in Moscow)
 Ranking: World #792, Europe #601, Soviet Union #1
[Frequently Asked Questions about the displayed Bio data]

 FIDE Profile  
Facebook   Wikipedia   Google  

Chess games of Vassily Smyslov:    PGN Database (VassilySmyslov.pgn)  [2437 games]

Sponsored links

Special offer: Chess Evolution "Top GM Secrets" Newsletter with 10% discount (use code CHESS-DB)

Play Style

Play chess against Vassily Smyslov (computer simulated play style): with white or black.
Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
English (20%): A30 A10 A11 A18 A25 A21Ruy Lopez (17%): C72 C65 C92 C87 C73 C68
Reti (20%): A04 A04 A09 A06 A05 A04Queen's gambit (11%): D11 D23 D27 D11 D25 D15
Sicilian defence (14%): B45 B46 B43 B51 B50 B23English (10%): A22 A21 A17 A22 A20 A12
Queen's pawn (10%): A40 E00 A46 A41 D02 A45Reti (8%): A09 A05 A06 A04 A09 A07
Ruy Lopez (5%): C96 C65 C65 C88 C76 C92Nimzo-Indian (7%): E20 E41 E34 E20 E38 E30
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Not available
Blunders: Not available Optimal play:   98.97%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   88.88%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: Not available Endgame blunders: Not available
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  86.52 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
See help and explanation about the displayed statistics.

Live Games

No tournaments are known where this player currently plays in.

Sponsored links

Chess Games

Select a game from the drop-down list to display it, or download all games of Vassily Smyslov

Subscribe for new games played by Vassily Smyslov

Login if you like to use this feature.

You can see and manage all your subsriptions here.

Rating History ()

The graph shows Vassily Smyslov's rating history vs. the World #100 (age considered) for each rating period (read more ...)

Tournament History

Sources:,,,, others coming soon.

Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Klompendans ChampionshipTournament Amsterdam, Netherlands2001.10.232470

Sponsored links

Guerrero, Gilbert     Shtanchaev, A