Mark Taimanov

Mark Evgenievich Taimanov was one of the leading Soviet and Russian chess players, among the world's top 20 players from 1946 to 1971. A prolific chess author, Taimanov was awarded the title of Grandmaster in 1952 and in 1956 won the USSR Chess Championship. He was a World Championship Candidate in 1953 and 1971, and several opening variations are named after him. Taimanov was also a world-class concert pianist.

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Mark Taimanov

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Mark Taimanov - Alexander Blagidze
URS-ch sf, Tbilisi
1957
Mark Taimanov - Alexander V Zakharov
URS-ch sf, Rostov on Don
1969
Mark Taimanov - Mikhail Shishov
4th Soviet TCh final, Voroshilovgrad URS
1955
Mark Taimanov - Lev Aronin
16th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1948
Aleksander Buslaev - Mark Taimanov
URS-ch sf, Tbilisi
1957
Chen Zhu - Mark Taimanov
Cancan Veterans vs Ladies, Roquebrune FRA
1998.09.15
Yury Nikolaevsky - Mark Taimanov
34th URS-ch, Tbilisi URS
1966
Mark Taimanov - Vladimir Doroshkievich
34th URS-ch, Tbilisi URS
1966
Mark Taimanov - Laszlo Szabo
Candidats Tournament, Zuerich
1953
Mark Taimanov - Hans Guenther Kestler
3rd ETCh final, Hamburg GER
1965
Samuel Zhukhovitsky - Mark Taimanov
URS-ch sf, Leningrad
1947
Mark Taimanov - Lodewijk Prins
Saltsjobaden Interzonal, Saltsjobaden
1952
Tomislav Ledic - Mark Taimanov
Vinkovci
1970.10.08
Eduard A Mnatsakanian - Mark Taimanov
URS-ch sf, Tbilisi
1957
Evgeny Kuzminykh - Mark Taimanov
URS-ch sf, Leningrad
1950
Mark Taimanov - Lev Psakhis
Moscow-4teams, Moscow
1981.02.24
Mark Taimanov - Mikhail Tal
16th Soviet TCh final A, Moscow URS
1983
Mark Taimanov - Vitaly Scherbakov
22nd URS-ch, Moscow URS
1955.02.28