Nezhmetdinov, Rashid

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Rashid Nezhmetdinov (1912-1974) was the first USSR master in chess and checkers.  In 1949 he won the Russian chess championship and immediately after, took 2nd in the Russian checkers championship.  He wrote the first chess book in the Tatar language.  He won the Russian chess championship 5 times.  He was Tal’s trainer during Tal’s world championship matches.


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #1


    rashid nezhmetdinov is a great player , and he is one of the best players in the world . Im asking why not making a pgn for his matches or making a serieas for him on the youtube channel !! 

    thanks alot Smile

  • 2 months ago · Quote · #2


    Nezhmetdinov was a bona fide genius. A  great mentor to Tal. His games were from another cosmic dimension!

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