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Mikhail Tal Fans

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  • Formed: Apr 13, 2009
  • This is the group created for Mikhail Tal Fans! Mikhail Tal (November 9, 1936 – June 28, 1992) was a Soviet-Latvian chess player, a Grandmaster, and the eighth World Chess Champion. He was often called "The magician from Riga" for his daring combinational style. Both The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games (Burgess, Nunn & Emms 2004) and Modern Chess Brilliancies (Evans 1970) include more games by Tal than any other player. Tal was also a highly-regarded chess writer. Many authorities consider him to have been the greatest attacking player of all time.

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  • this group is pretty dead. But thanks for the link, tdogg69

    by sheitanka 6 days ago

  • Are we playing any matches? I don't recall the last one we had!

    by stevilism 7 days ago

  • plaliketal.com is a cool website tdogg69, thanks for sharing

    by DashingRuby 2 weeks ago

  • Even after losing four games in a row to him I still consider his play unsound. He is always on the lookout for some spectacular sacrifice, that one shot, that dramatic breakthrough to give him the win. – Bobby Fischer (on Tal)

    by josees3 2 weeks ago

  • http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chesscollection?cid=1005503 check out the quotes in this link

    by josees3 2 weeks ago

  • ...

    by angrybirdstar 2 weeks ago

  • Its going to sound very stupíd but i had seen so many tal games and i didnt know he was soviet his name sounded more like indian and his crazy style too

    by josees3 2 weeks ago

  • playliketal.com lets you play through Tal's winning games. Check it out.

    by tdogg69 2 weeks ago

  • Happy Thursday evening to all.

    by gjsgregskyplayer 4 weeks ago

  • can we?

    by sheitanka 4 weeks ago