Viacheslav Shchegolev

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shchegolev, Viacheslav Ivanovich


Born Dec. 30, 1940, in Moscow. Soviet checkers player (international checkers). Honored Master of Sport (1964). International grandmaster (1960). Member of the CPSU since 1969.

Shchegolev was world champion on several occasions during the years 1960–61 and 1964–65 and USSR champion in 1959, 1963, 1964, and 1976.


Ot novichka do chempiona. [Moscow, 1969].
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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