Nicolas Rossolimo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nicolas Rossolimo

American-French-Russian-Greek chess player

Date of Birth: 28-Feb-1910

Place of Birth: Kiev, Ukraine

Date of Death: 24-Jul-1975

Profession: chess composer, chess player

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Nicolas Rossolimo

  • Nicolas Rossolimo (Russian: ??????? ???????????? ???????ยด??; February 28, 1910, Kiev โ€“ July 24, 1975, New York) was an American-French-Greek-Russian chess Grandmaster.
  • After acquiring Greek citizenship in 1929, he was able to emigrate that year to France, and was many times chess champion of Paris.
  • In 1952 he emigrated to the United States, and won the 1955 U.S.
  • Open Chess Championship.
  • He was a resident of New York City until his death. The Rossolimo Variation of the Sicilian Defence bears his name.

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