Savielly Tartakower

#143496
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Feb 5, 1956 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Feb 5, 1956 (68)

About

Russian chess player who famously said, 'The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made.'

Before Fame

He served in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I.

Trivia

He was a prominent chess journalist and was also widely known for his comic demeanor and witty mannerisms.

Family Life

His parents were killed in a violent anti-Semitic riot in 1911.

Associated With

Although he was involved in several crucial chess tournaments of the era, Bobby Fischer was established as the greatest chess player of all time.