Igor Bondarevsky

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Birthday
12, 1913
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 14, 1979 (66)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1913
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 14, 1979 (66)

About

Soviet chess Grandmaster who is best known for coaching World Chess Champion Boris Spassky.

Before Fame

He played in his first Soviet Championship at the age of 22.

Trivia

He excelled in both over-the-board chess and correspondence chess and he was among the 27 players named International Grandmaster in 1950 by FIDE on its inaugural list when the title was first introduced.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Russia, the heart of the Soviet Union.

Associated With

He coached Boris Spassky, who for a time was considered to be the top player in the world.