Spassky, Boris (1937 -)

Boris Spasski (1984 Creative Commons License).

Alternative last name spellings: Spasky.
Alternative first name spellings: Vasilievich.



Description: Boris Spassky is a Russian chess Grandmaster and World Chess Championship from 1969 to 1972. He is known to have been the player who lost to the American Robert James Fischer in the match played in Reykjavik (Iceland) in 1972, which was called «match of the century».
Sex: Male. Occupation: Chess player. 
Place of Birth / Death: Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Country Tags: Russia. France.
Centuries: XX-XXI. Title: Grandmaster (1955).
Wolrd Champion: 1969–1972. School: –
Styles: Universal. Chess Olympiads: 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1984, 1986, 1988.



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External links



  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • Cafferty, Bernard (1972). Boris Spassky Master of Tactics. Spassky’s 100 Best Games 1949–1972. London: B. T. Batsford.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Raetsky, Alexander; Chetverik, Maxim (2006). Boris Spassky: Master of Initiative. Everyman Chess.
  • Schonberg, Harold C. (1973). Grandmasters of Chess. J.B. Lippincott.