Tal Mikhail Nekhemievich (9.11.1936 & mdash; 28.06.1992) eighth
world champion (1960 & mdash; 1961), international grandmaster
(1957). Latvian Champion 1953, 1965 USSR Champion 1957,
1958, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1978 Eight-time winner
World Chess Olympiads as part of the USSR team,
six-time European champion and three-time champion
the world among students in the team competition. First Winner
the first unofficial world blitz championship (1988). By-
the winner of the interzonal tournaments 1958, 1964, 1979, tour-
nira of the 1959 contenders, participant of two matches at the world championship
championship and seven matches of the candidates. Has won victories in
44 international tournaments.
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