Vasily Smyslov celebrates his 80th birthday

Vasily Smyslov, the seventh World Chess Champion, is 80! The celebration was organized by the Russian Chess Federation and held in the Central House of Chess in Moscow. The birthday celebration coincided with the FIDE.COM Trophy match between Nigel Short and Alexander Khalifman that was played in Moscow the same day.

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