Vladimir Alatortsev

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Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jan 13, 1987 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jan 13, 1987 (77)

About

Soviet chess master who played in the Soviet Chess Championship finals nine times only to later become a chess organizer, teacher, and coach.

Before Fame

He performed very well at the 1931 Soviet Chess Championship.

Trivia

He was Chairman of the USSR Chess Federation from 1959 to 1961 and in 1983 he was awarded an Honorary Emeritus Grandmaster title by FIDE.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Moscow, Russia.

Associated With

He was overshadowed by his rival Mikhail Botvinik for much of his career.