Some funny anecdotes about Mikhail Tal, Bobby Fischer, Boris Spassky, Jose Raul Capablanca and Alexander Alekhine.
Mikhail Tal: 11 points without playing a single game!
During the Havanna Chess Olympiad (1966), which was attentively organized by the Cuban government, the chess teams were treated very warmly. On one occasion, when Korchnoi and Mikhail Tal went to watch the spectacle of the famous cabaret Tropicana.
Mikhail Tal noticed a beautiful woman at the next table.
Being as he was, very sensitive to feminine beauty, he didn’t hesitate to pay her a compliment. Suddenly, the partner of … Read more
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