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1954 World Championship Match

1954 World Chess Championship
Mikhail Botvinnik (USSR) vs. Vassily Smyslov (USSR)
Moscow, USSR
March 16 - May 13, 1954

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



USSR, 1954 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
Botvinnik 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 12
Smyslov 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 12
Result:  Mikhail Botvinnik retains the World Title.

See the Games of the Match!