David Bronstein, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

David Bronstein

Soviet chess grandmaster

Date of Birth: 19-Feb-1924

Place of Birth: Bila Tserkva, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 05-Dec-2006

Profession: chess player, non-fiction writer

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About David Bronstein

  • David Ionovich Bronstein (Russian: ????´? ??´????? ???????´??; February 19, 1924 – December 5, 2006) was a Soviet chess player.
  • Awarded the title of International Grandmaster by FIDE in 1950, he narrowly missed becoming World Chess Champion in 1951.
  • Bronstein was one of the world's strongest players from the mid-1940s into the mid-1970s, and was described by his peers as a creative genius and master of tactics.
  • Also a renowned chess writer, his book Zurich International Chess Tournament 1953 is widely considered one of the greatest chess books ever written.

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