Botvinnik and the USSR in the Olympics (II)

Antonio Ventura Gude

Artículo escrito por: Antonio Ventura Gude , publicado: Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Categorias: Gude's Corner

If you liked it, share it! :)The USSR participates in the Olympics… When the team members of the soviet team were gathered in Voronovo, near Moscow. They all had the feeling that Botvinnik was not in form. And the Chess Section convoked them all and a delegate interviewed (interrogated?) each one of them individually. Botvinnik shared later that they asked him if he could secure the individual gold medal in the first board (he did not…