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us: Korchnoĭ, Viktor, 1931-2016


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Viktor Lʹvovich
  • Variants

    • us: Kortchnoï, Victor, 1931-2016
    • us: Kortsjnoi, Viktor, 1931-2016
    • us: Korchnoĭ, Viktor Lʹvovich, 1931-2016
    • us: Korchnoi, Victor, 1931-2016
    • us: Kortschnoi, Viktor, 1931-2016
    • us: Корчной, Виктор, 1931-2016
    • us: Корчной, Виктор Львович, 1931-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-03-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-06-06
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Leningrad (R.S.F.S.R.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Switzerland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Soviet Union
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Switzerland
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        rus
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Chess
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Defectors
            (lcsh) Chess players
        • Sources

          • found: Hartston, W. P. Karpov-Korchnoĭ 1974, 1974.
          • found: Sauvageot, J. En direct de Merano, c1981: cover (Kortchnoï) p. 3, etc. (Victor Kortchnoï)
          • found: His Antishakhmaty, 1981: t.p. (Viktor Korchnoĭ) added t.p. (Viktor Korchnoi)
          • found: Antishakhmaty, 1992: t.p. (Viktor Korchnoĭ) t.p. verso (Korchnoĭ V.L.) colophon (Viktor Lʹvovich Korchnoĭ)
          • found: Korchnoi 125 games, 1972: verso t.p. (Victor Korchnoi)
          • found: Antischach, c1980: t.p. (Viktor Kortschnoi)
          • found: New York times WWW site, viewed June 7, 2016 (in obituary published June 6: Viktor Korchnoi; b. Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi, Mar. 23, 1931, Leningrad; defected from the Soviet Union, 1976; eventually became a Swiss citizen; d. Monday [June 6, 2016], Switzerland, aged 85; widely considered one of the greatest chess players in history but never captured the world championship in more than 60 years as an elite competitor)
        • Editorial Notes

          • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
          • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-08-06: new
          • 2016-06-07: revised
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