Nikolai Krogius

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Birthday
22, 1930
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1930 (age 89)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Legendary Russian chess player and coach who trained some of the greatest chess players in modern history.

Before Fame

He became a member of the Soviet National team in 1954.

Trivia

He has a doctorate in psychology, which comes in handy in his chess play, and assisted Spassky against Bobby Fischer at Reykjavík 1972.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Soviet Russia.

Associated With

He is famous for coaching Boris Spassky.