Best Russian Chess Players

The Top Ten

Garry Kasparov

Number 1 in the world, his name is synonymous with chess - MatrixGuy

Mikhail Tal

For him cess was first of all art. Thinking faster then any other partner. Health problems against

One of the greatest attacking and sacrificial players of all time. - graham.clayton.906

Tal was Latvian, not Russian - MrKorea

Mikhail Botvinnik
Anatoly Karpov

The second player of the world, lately he concentrated his life on a political career - MatrixGuy

Vasily Smyslov
Boris Spassky
Vladimir Kramnik
Victor Korchnoi
Efim Bogolijubov
Alexander Khalifman
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