Korchnoi


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Korchnoi

(ˈkɔːtʃˌnɔɪ)
n
(Biography) Victor. born 1931, Soviet-born chess player: Soviet champion 1960, 1962, and 1964: defected to the West in 1976
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Noun1.Korchnoi - Russian chess master (born in 1931)
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Although the protagonists were not intended to represent any specific individuals, the characters' personalities are loosely based on those of Victor Korchnoi and Bobby Fischer.
He first came to public attention as a 10-year-old by defeating Viktor Korchnoi - in a simultaneous exhibition.
PHILLIIPPINES: Today's 29thgame in the world chess championship between Anatoly Karpov, who leads five-games to three, and challenger Viktor Korchnoi was postponed beacause of a power failure.
d6 7 d4 Nc6 8 g3 Bh3 9 gxf4 This is a suggestion by Victor Korchnoi who is still playing in top-class tournaments in his seventies.
In the Eighties, when chess gurus Karpov and Korchnoi squared up to each other, they would complain about their opponent's attempts to gain a psychological advantage, whether it was dressing to distract or snacking in front of the other player to annoy them.