Alexander Alekhine

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Birthday
31, 1882
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 24, 1946 (63)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1882
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 24, 1946 (63)

About

Russian Chess player who is widely considered to be among the greatest players of all time.

Before Fame

He was born to a rich and well-connected Russian family and began playing at a very young age.

Trivia

In 1927 he won the fourth ever World Chess Championship and he played first board for France in five Chess Olympiads.

Family Life

His mother was his first chess teacher.

Associated With

He is named alongside Bobby Fischer as one of the all time greatest chess players.