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Monday, December 19, 2011

Rare chess footage of Efim Geller versus Vasily Smyslov

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Hello everyone,

Here is a nice chess video. It's rare footage of Efim Geller vs. World Champion Vasily Smyslov.

Efim Petrovich Geller (March 8, 1925 – November 17, 1998) was a Soviet chess player and world-class grandmaster at his peak. Geller was also a coach to World Champions Boris Spassky and Anatoly Karpov. Vasily Vasilyevich Smyslov (24 March 1921 – 27 March 2010) was a Soviet and Russian grandmaster, and was World Chess Champion from 1957 to 1958.

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  • At December 20, 2011 at 12:56 AM , Anonymous amrit puri, knights chess club, new delhi said...

    somehow all these kinds of videos thrill me even if short in viewing time. ches forever chess


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