13 Best Chess Games by Tigran Petrosian

Yury Markushin
13 Best Chess Games by Tigran Petrosian

Tigran Petrosian became the 9th World Chess Champion after defeating Mikhail Botvinnik in 1963 Match. He lost the title against Spassky in 1969. Petrosian was nicknamed “Iron Tigran” because of his unbreakable defensive style of playing. He was strongly influenced by Aron Nimzowitsch system, and especially the idea of prophylaxis. Any improving playing can learn a lot by closely observing his defensive technique.




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Updated 01.06.2024