Botvinnik (Russian: Ботви́нник; ):

  • Mikhail (Moiseyevich) Botvinnik (Russian: Михаи́л Моисе́евич Ботви́нник (1911, Repino – 1995), a Russian chess player
    • Panov-Botvinnik Attack
  • Natalya Markovna Botvinnik (Russian: Ната́лья Ма́рковна Ботви́нник; 1944, Yeniseysk – 2008)

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World Chess Championship 1961
... The 1961 World Chess Championship was played between former champion Mikhail Botvinnik and champion Mikhail Tal in Moscow from March 15 to May 13, 1961 ... Tal had unseated Botvinnik in the 1960 match, thus Botvinnik was entitled to this rematch the next year ... Botvinnik, a Russian, defeated Latvian Tal to regain the world championship ...
World Chess Championship 1948 - Controversy
... Since Keres lost his first four games against Botvinnik, suspicions are sometimes raised that Keres was forced to "throw" games to allow Botvinnik to win the Championship ... that Soviet chess officials gave Keres strong hints that he should not hinder Botvinnik's attempt to win the World Championship Botvinnik only discovered this ... Keres probably did not deliberately lose games to Botvinnik or anyone else in the tournament ...
Groningen 1946 Chess Tournament
... Mikhail Botvinnik won the tournament a half point ahead of former World Champion Max Euwe ... It was Botvinnik's first unshared victory outside of the Soviet Union and Euwe's last major success ... The Soviet players were very successful, Botvinnik taking first, Vasily Smyslov third, and Isaac Boleslavsky and Salo Flohr tied for sixth and seventh, beginning an era of Soviet domination of ...
World Chess Championships - History - FIDE-controlled Title (1948–93) - Soviet Dominance (1948–72)
... The Russian Mikhail Botvinnik won the tournament by a large margin (as well as winning all the sub-matches against all his opponents), and thus the championship, and FIDE ... The winner of the 1948 tournament, Mikhail Botvinnik, would end up being a constant presence in championship matches for over ten years ... Botvinnik first successfully defended his title twice over his first six years, holding off both David Bronstein in 1951 and Vasily Smyslov in 1954 ...