Shakhmaty v SSSR

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Shakhmaty v SSSR, issue 6 of 1951, Mikhail Botvinnik and David Bronstein (World Chess Championship 1951) on the cover

Shakhmaty v SSSR (Russian: Шахматы в СССР; Chess in the USSR) was a Soviet chess magazine published between 1931 and 1991. It was edited by Viacheslav Ragozin for several years. Yuri Averbakh was also an editor.[1] From 1921 or 1925 through 1930 it was titled Shakhmatny Listok (Chess Papers) and edited by Alexander Ilyin-Genevsky. The circulation was 55,000.[2] The magazine was published by the USSR Chess Federation.


  1. ^ chess periodicals Archived 2007-09-26 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Edward Brace, An Illustrated Dictionary of Chess, 1977, ISBN 1-55521-394-4

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