This game was played at the 1966 Soviet Team Championship, Avangard (Ukraine) vs Mehnat (Uzbekistan).
Annotated by Stein himself.
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This interview was conducted by Yuri Golyshak and Sergei Kruzhkov for their column Friday Talk in the Sport-Express newspaper in early 2016.
Heading photo was taken during that interview.
The tenth world champion returned from Paris to Mo... | Lees meer
Quoted from the interviews by R-Sport (rsport.ru).
"Even though Viktor Lvovich never became a world champion, he still left amazing legacy. His name is written into chess history with golden letters. I remember that when I was 10... | Lees meer
I've started to translate the article some time ago, but today seems the most appropriate time to post it. This was published exactly half a century ago, in 1966, when Korchnoi was still a well-respected member of the Soviet chess society.
Lasker... | Lees meer
Some games are added to the interview.
TANJUG Agency (Yugoslavia): Could you please evaluate the tournament and the players?
Mikhail Tal: Look at the second Interzonal in Rio. Quiet playing, dense results, a big leading group. Riga was very diff... | Lees meer
Interview given on March 25th.
Maria Manakova: How would you evaluate the Svidler - Giri endgame?
Veselin Topalov: I think it's a draw, obviously.
Mark Dvoretsky: Of course. Giri had a solid advantage, but, as a... | Lees meer
The interview was conducted on March 16th.
Daniil Dubov: This tournament is so depressive that this is the most interesting thing.
Maria Manakova: "This"? What are you talking about?
DD: Is Maria Manakova actual... | Lees meer
From Kotov's old book Jokingly and Seriously (1966, the article was written around 1965)
Robert Fischer As He Is
There was no salvation for the Black King. Doomed, he stood among the remnants of his army, still trying to fight off the attacks o... | Lees meer
Russians play chess in icy water. For fun!
And yes, that's a different video, not the one featured in the News some time ago :D
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Everyone knows the infamous parapsychologist, Dr. Vladimir Zukhar, whose presence was so unbearable for Korchnoi in Baguio that he demanded to remove him from the first rows of the playing hall.
But there was another doctor working with Karpov on... | Lees meer