BORN TAMMY Wynette, W US singer, 1942, above RICHARD E Grant, actor, 1957 BILLWard, Ward, W UK rock rock drummer, 1948 DIED NAPOLEON, French Emperor, 1821, above MIKHAIL Botvinnik
, chess champion, 1995 LUDWIG Erhard, economist, 1977
Soltis presents this biography of Soviet chess champion Mikhail Botvinnik
Tal's victory over Botvinnik
in the 1960 World Championship had the under- current of politics in it, of that of a non- Russian taking on a Russian stalwart.
He first drew wide attention in 1947, aged 10, when he defeated Soviet champion Mikhail Botvinnik
in an exhibition.
Today's game sees Keres, as White, take on Mikhail Botvinnik
in the 1948 World Championship.
Established in the end of the nineteen century it was a unique please which at different times has been home to such people as the celebrated Arctic explorer Otto Shmidt, a chess world champion Mikhail Botvinnik
, a author of lyrics of both the Soviet and contemporary Russian national anthems Sergei Mikhalkov, his son Nikita, a famous film director and Oscar nominee, and many others.
The 302 members of the class of 2006 include Connie Aguilar, Dorian Aites, Alejandra Alvarado, Meghan Anderson, Tristin Armstrong, Arielle Aryah, Matthew Ash, Ashley Azbill, Laura Backus, Stefan Baden, Ian Baldwin, Emily Barclay, Tyrrell Barnas-Kip, Daniel Barone, William Baule, Hannah Bean, Allison Beard, Kathryn Beasley, Chelsea Belcher, Rebecca Bellissimo, Samuel Bennington, Peter Bergersen, Cassandra Bibbee, Christopher Blake, Joseph Blasher, Karen Bonner, Olga Botvinnik
, Scot Braswell,
Everyman) and deals with the world champions Dr Max Euwe, Dr Mikhail Botvinnik
, Vassily Smyslov and Mikhail Tal.
Game three was the pivotal point in the match, with the score all even and Christiansen facing Chessmaster 9000's Botvinnik
personality, which offered a balanced, counterattacking style.
He now becomes the oldest world champion after Mikhail Botvinnik
1911 Mikhail Botvinnik
(deceased) The first Soviet world chess champion.
Among those players Keres bested were Botvinnik
, Capablanca and Alekhine.