Vladimir Makogonov

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Birthday
27, 1904
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Jan 2, 1993 (88)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1904
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Jan 2, 1993 (88)

About

Soviet Chess master whose international success was hampered by the onset of World War II.

Before Fame

During his prime he was unquestionably the greatest player in Azerbaijan.

Trivia

He was best known as a highly skilled positional player and he became an International Master in 1950 and an honorary Grandmaster in 1987.

Family Life

He was survived by his family when he died in 1993.

Associated With

He was one of the top challengers to Soviet chess king Mikhail Botvinik.