Vladimir Zagorovsky

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Vladimir Zagorovsky
Dr. V.P. Zagorovsky.jpg
Full nameVladimir Pavlovich Zagorovsky
Born(1925-06-29)29 June 1925
Voronezh, USSR
Died6 November 1994(1994-11-06) (aged 69)
Voronezh, Russia
TitleICCF Grandmaster (1965)
ICCF World Champion1962–65

Vladimir Pavlovich Zagorovsky (Russian: Влади́мир Па́влович Загоро́вский; 29 June 1925, Voronezh, Russia, formerly USSR – 6 November 1994, Voronezh, Russia) was a Russian chess grandmaster of correspondence chess. He is most famous for being the fourth ICCF World Champion between 1962 and 1965, he won the 1952 Moscow City Championship. In the July 1972 FIDE rating list he had an over the board rating of 2370.[1]


  • Zagororovsky, Vladimir (1982). Romantic Chess Openings. ISBN 0-7134-3623-9.


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Preceded by
Albéric O'Kelly de Galway
World Correspondence Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Hans Berliner