Boris Spassky 2016 interview

Boris Spassky 2016 interview

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Jun 9, 2016

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 Moscow...

Tributes to Viktor Korchnoi from Russian press

Tributes to Viktor Korchnoi from Russian press

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Jun 8, 2016

Quoted from the interviews by R-Sport (rsport.ru). Sergey Karjakin "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...

Karpov's doctor

Karpov's doctor

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Nov 27, 2015

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...

Spassky - Fischer: The Return Match

Spassky - Fischer: The Return Match

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Oct 30, 2015

The last chapter of the Krogius book, mostly consisting of quotes from other authors. The Spassky - Fischer series: Part 0: Excerpts from the chapter about Spassky's preparation. Part 1: Pre-match, Spassky waiting for Fischer in Reykjavik. Par...

Serper's Long Lost Game

Serper's Long Lost Game

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Oct 18, 2015

I'll admit, the title is a bit misleading. GM Serper himself probably has it in his archives. But, nevertheless, this game is not featured on chessgames.com, so it certainly was lost for a vast majority of chess fans. The game is from the Soviet ...

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