Vladimir Tukmakov

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Birthday
5, 1946
Birthplace
Ukraine
Birth Sign
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Birthday
5, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Ukraine

About

Ukrainian chess player who became a Grandmaster in 1972 and has played for the Soviet Union as well as in the Ukraine.

Before Fame

He was part of the USSR's consecutive wins in the World Student Team Championship from 1966 to 1972 and won nine gold medals as part of the squad.

Trivia

He won the Canadian Open Chess Championship in 1989 and 1994.

Family Life

He came from a Jewish family in Ukraine.

Associated With

He earned the title of grandmaster in 1972, the same year as Swedish champion Ulf Anderson .