(5413) Smyslov

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1977 EC2. Discovered 1977 Mar. 13 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Vasilij Vasil’evich Smyslov (1921– ), Soviet chess grandmaster and world chess champion during 1957–1958. He is known also as a gifted amateur singer, performing operatic arias and Russian folk songs. (M 30097)

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