Mark Taimanov

CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS, May 10, 2018: RIP Evgeni Vasiukov [w/”Wild Child” Langla “The Laminator” Bonus]

Bonus Eddie “The Laminator” Langla reports: From the early 1960s to the mid-1970s, Vasiukov scored wins in individual games over many top Soviet players, such as Smyslov, Bronstein, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Tal, Paul Keres, Mark Taimanov, Efim Geller, and Lev Polugaevsky. He was unable to defeat top-ranking Soviet stars such […]