Spassky, Boris

(b. 1937)
   Russian chess grand master. Spassky was born in Leningrad of a gentile father and a Jewish mother and became a grand master at the age of eighteen. In 1969 he became world champion by defeating Petrosian, but lost the championship in 1972 to Bobby FISCHER of the United States.

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  • Spassky, Boris Vasilyevich — ▪ Soviet chess player born January 30, 1937, Leningrad [now St. Petersburg], Russia, U.S.S.R.       Soviet chess master and world champion from 1969 to 1972.       When Spassky was evacuated from Leningrad during World War II to a children s home …   Universalium

  • Spassky, Boris (Vasilyevich) — born Jan. 30, 1937, Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. Russian chess master. Spassky attained the rank of international grand master in chess in 1955. After a period of intermittent involvement with the game, he beat Tigran Petrosyan for the world title …   Universalium

  • Spassky, Borís (Vasílievich) — (n. 30 ene. 1937, Leningrado, Rusia, URSS). Maestro de ajedrez ruso. En 1955, obtuvo el grado de gran maestro internacional. Después de un período de interés esporádico por el juego, le ganó el título mundial a Tigran Petrosyan en 1969. En 1972… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Boris Spassky — en parties simultanées lors d un tournoi d exhibition en 1989 Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spassky — Boris Spassky Boris Spassky Boris Spassky en parties simultanées lors d un tournoi d exhibition en 1989 Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Boris Spassky — noun Russian chess master who moved to Paris; world champion from 1969 to 1972 (born in 1937) • Syn: ↑Spassky, ↑Boris Vasilevich Spassky • Instance Hypernyms: ↑chess master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boris Vasilevich Spassky — noun Russian chess master who moved to Paris; world champion from 1969 to 1972 (born in 1937) • Syn: ↑Spassky, ↑Boris Spassky • Instance Hypernyms: ↑chess master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spassky — noun Russian chess master who moved to Paris; world champion from 1969 to 1972 (born in 1937) • Syn: ↑Boris Spassky, ↑Boris Vasilevich Spassky • Instance Hypernyms: ↑chess master …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boris — /bawr is, bohr , bor /; Russ. /bu rddyees /, n. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Becker Boris Franz Boris I Chain Sir Ernst Boris Godunov Boris Fyodorovich Karloff Boris Pasternak Boris Leonidovich Spassky Boris Vasilyevich… …   Universalium

  • Boris Spassky — Boris Spasski Boris Spasski in der Schachbundesliga, Oktober 1980 Name Boris Wassiljewitsch Spasski Schreibweisen Борис Васильевич Спасский (Russisch) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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