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Korchnoi

Victor. born 1931, Soviet-born chess player: Soviet champion 1960, 1962, and 1964: defected to the West in 1976
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The notes detail matches between Fischer and Viktor Korchnoi, David Bronstein, Vasily Smyslov, Predrag Ostojic, Vlastimil Hort, Samuel Reshevsky and Tigran Pertosyan.
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.