1936 - 1992 , U.S.R.R.
|Mikhail TAL was a Soviet–Latvian Grandmaster, and the eighth World Chess Champion. He is considered as the greatest attacking Grandmaster of all time.|
| academic chess Mikhail TAL's biography.
andrei sokolov Mikhail TAL's combinations.
wtharvey some chess problems taken from the games of Mikhail TAL.
chess.com Garry KASPAROV talks about Mikhail TAL and soviet chess history.