1911 – He was born in Kuokkala, Finland, near Vyborg on the 17th of August. 1927 – He qualified for his first USSR Championship, the youngest player theretofore seen at that level, and won the title of National Master at this tournament. 1930 – He won the Leningrad Masters’ tournament in 1930 with 6.5/8. 1931 ..
1818 – Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen was born in Breslau on July 6th. Polish chess master considered the world’s strongest player from his victory in the first modern international tournament. – He is regarded as the quintessential Romantic, and his sacrificial brilliancies such as The Immortal Game and The Evergreen Game have stood ..
1969 – Born in December 11th in Chennai. Indian Chess Grandmaster. 1983 – Was the champion in the National Sub Junior Championship and set a new record by scoring 9/9 points. 1984-1985 – Earned the title of International Master at 15, the youngest Asian to achieve this distinction. 1986 – Was the Youngest National Champion ..
1892 – Alekhine was born in Moscow, Russia on November 1, 1892. 1902 – Had his first chess match on December 3, 1902. 1903-1911 – Won several matches sponsored by Shakhmatnoe Obozrenie chess magazine. 1914 – He was the leading player in the 19th German Chess Federation (DSB) Congress in Mannheim, Germany when World War ..
1971 – Born on the 7th of December in Baku, Azerbaijan. 1986 – He won the World Under-16 Championship at the age of 14 and the World Under-18 Championship at the age of 16. 1991 – He won the World Junior Chess Championship. 1999 – He made his way through to the final of the ..