Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal was a Soviet Latvian chess player and the eighth World Chess Champion.

Mikhail Tal

Attack with Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal managed to gain the World Championship title with his uncompromising attacking style. Learn how to attack in chess by the best.

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Mikhail Tal

Tal-Botvinnik 1960: Match for the World Chess Championship

Mikhail Tal annotates his games from his 1960 World Chess Championship match against Mikhail Botvinnik which he ultimately won.

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Mikhail Tal

The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal, the "magician from Riga", was one of the greatest attacking world champions in history. In this autobiography he goes over his extraordinary career.

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