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Tigran Petrosian

Tigran Petrosian

Soviet Armenian Grandmaster, and World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" due to his almost impenetrable defensive playing style, which emphasized safety above all else. Petrosian is credited with popularizing chess in Armenia.

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June 17, 1929
Tigran Petrosian was born in Tbilisi.

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Team Tal: An Inside Story. Moscow:

Valentin Kirillov

(2017)

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