As per our current Database, Vasily Smyslov has been died on Mar 27, 2010 (age 89).
When Vasily Smyslov die, Vasily Smyslov was 89 years old.
|Popular As||Vasily Smyslov|
|Age||89 years old|
|Born||March 24, 1921 (Russia)|
Vasily Smyslov’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Vasily Smyslov was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Soviet chess master who was an eight time candidate for World Champion.
He began playing chess at the early age of six and was inspired by Alexander Alekhine's book 'My Best Games of Chess 1908-1923.'
He twice tied for first at the Soviet Championship and his total of 17 Chess Olympiad medals won is an all-time record but due to the outbreak of World War II he never became World Champion.
His father, who worked as an engineering technician and represented the St. Petersburg Technical Institute in intercollegiate chess competitions, was his first chess Teacher.
He was a major competitor to Paul Keres.