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Today, the criteria of giftedness are different. If you are not a grandmaster at the ripe old age of 16, it is time to think about another career choice. But do not be too hard on the newly minted master - standards were different then. I was too inexperienced, drunk on success, and proud that the argument that had convinced my parents turned out to be true. ” But before finally dispelling his illusions, life gave Volodya another chance to bask in glory, this time international He made the Soviet national team for the traditional USSR-Yugoslavia match, on the youth board, of course.
The route went through Paris, where we were supposed to get visas at the Spanish consulate. The very first direct contact with the bloody fascist regime led to confusion. At first everything went smoothly, until they realized that we did not have any photos for the applications. It was an honest mistake that nearly cost us the championship. There was no time to take pictures before the consulate closed, and to make matters worse it was Friday. The consulate official came up with an easy solution: he would stamp the visas, and we would mail the photos later.
Left to right: Podgaets, Dzindzhikhashvili, Kuzmin, Tukmakov, Boleslavsky, Kapengut, Kupreichik. He played all board games, but at the time when gambling in the Soviet Union existed only underground, he preferred cards, dominos and, of course, chess. He enjoyed playing the card game durak [“fool” translator’s note], not the popular primitive variety, but the one-on-one kind, very complicated and requiring a b t of cabulation. The era of Bebt domination was yet to come, and the chessplayers preferred Preferans, while the young generation favored all kinds of dominos.
Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Volume C by Aleksandar Matanovic, Zdenko Krnic