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Tigran Petrosian

Bio: Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian was a Soviet Armenian Grandmaster, and World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" due to his almost impenetrable defensive playing style, which emphasised safety above all else.

Born: June 17, 1929 in Tbilisi, Georgia

Died: August 13, 1984 in Moscow, Russia

Posted In: Famous People Of Armenia