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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Tournaments won by Mark Taimanov

Tournament Year Location
Hoogovens Wijk aan Zee 1970 Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands)
Reykjavik Open 1968 Reykjavik (Iceland)
Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting 1961 Dortmund (Germany)
Chigorin Memorial 1961 Rostov-on-Don (Russia)
Dortmund 1961 Dortmund
Russian Chess Championship (men) 1960 Perm (Russia)
Santa Fe 1960 Santa Fe
Dresden 1959 Dresden
1956 USSR Chess Championship 1956 Leningrad
Mark Taimanov

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Born: Sunday, February 7, 1926
Died: Monday, November 28, 2016

Daily puzzles with Mark Taimanov

Mark Taimanov - Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez
Bucharest
1979
Viacheslav Ragozin - Mark Taimanov
Leningrad-ch 19th, Leningrad
1945
Anatoly Karpov - Mark Taimanov
October Revolution 60, Leningrad
1977
Mikhail Tal - Mark Taimanov
30th URS-ch, Erevan URS
1962.12.01
Mark Taimanov - Efim Geller
19th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1951

Puzzles with Mark Taimanov

Mikhail Tal - Mark Taimanov
25th URS-ch, Riga URS
1958
Mark Taimanov - Bent Larsen
Palma de Mallorca Interzonal, Palma de Mallorca
1970
H. Baumgartner - Mark Taimanov
World Seniors, Gladenbach GER
1999.11.14
Mark Taimanov - Ole Jakobsen
Copenhagen
1967
Yury Nikolaevsky - Mark Taimanov
34th URS-ch, Tbilisi URS
1966
Efim Geller - Mark Taimanov
25th URS-ch, Riga URS
1958
Mark Taimanov - Alexander Kotov
16th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1948
Vassily Smyslov - Mark Taimanov
19th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1951
Mark Taimanov - Artur Jussupow
URS, Soviet Union
1982
Mark Taimanov - Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez
Bucharest
1979
Mark Taimanov - Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez
Bucharest
1979
Mark Taimanov - Alexsander A Shashin
URS, Soviet Union
1978
Mark Taimanov - Vladislav V Vorotnikov
URS, Soviet Union
1978
Mark Taimanov - Vladislav V Vorotnikov
URS, Soviet Union
1978
Mark Taimanov - Bragi Kristjansson
Reykjavik
1968
Milan Matulovic - Mark Taimanov
URS-YUG, Soviet Union
1965
Erkki Rutanen - Mark Taimanov
Liverpool
1952
Viacheslav Ragozin - Mark Taimanov
Leningrad-ch 19th, Leningrad
1945