Tal Mikhail Nekhemievich (9.11.1936— 28.06.1992) 8th
world champion (1960—1961), international grandmaster (1957).
Champion of Latvia 1953, 1965 Champion of the USSR 1957, 1958, 1967,
1972, 1974, 1978 Eight-time winner of the World
Chess Olympiad as part of the USSR team, six times
European champion and three-time world champion among students in
team standings. Winner of the first unofficial championship
blitz world (1988). 1958 Interzonal Winner,
1964, 1979, 1959 Candidates Tournament, participant in two matches
for the world championship and seven matches of applicants. Won
wins in 44 international tournaments.
The most complete collection of M. Tal's games is designed for a wide
circle of chess lovers.
This volume covers the peak years of his career
genius chess player — victorious challenger cycle and factory-
the title of world champion.