Eduard Gufeld

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Birthday
19, 1936
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Sep 23, 2002 (66)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1936
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Sep 23, 2002 (66)

About

One of the greatest chess masters of the Soviet era who defeated many great and well known masters and who, during his peak, was ranked the 16th best player in the world.

Before Fame

He played in his first chess tournament when he was 17 years old.

Trivia

He defeated the legendary Boris Spassky among others.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Ukraine, which was part of the Soviet Union but after it's fall, he emigrated to the United States.

Associated With

He was known for his ability to outplay other chess greats including Boris Spassky.