Botvinnik, Mikhail

Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik was a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster and World Chess Champion for most of 1948 to 1963. Working as an electrical engineer and computer scientist at the same time, he was one of the very few players who achieved distinction in another career while playing top-class competitive chess. He was also a pioneer of computer chess.

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Gligoric, Svetozar - Botvinnik, Mikhail
Chigorin mem, Moscow
1947
Botvinnik, Mikhail - Portisch, Lajos
Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo
1968
Reshevsky, Samuel - Botvinnik, Mikhail
Amsterdam AVRO, Amsterdam AVRO
1938
Smyslov, Vassily - Botvinnik, Mikhail
URS Absolute-ch, Moscow URS
1941.04.17
Botvinnik, Mikhail - Kavalek, Lubomir
Wijk aan Zee I
1969
Euwe, Max - Botvinnik, Mikhail
Nottingham, Nottingham
1936.08.27
Lisitsin, Georgy - Botvinnik, Mikhail
13th URS-ch, Moscow URS
1944.06.14
Rauzer, Vsevolod - Botvinnik, Mikhail
8th URS-ch, Leningrad URS
1933
Smyslov, Vassily - Botvinnik, Mikhail
World Championship 20th, Moscow
1954