Top 20 Chess Player celebrities in Latvia

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chess Player celebrities [Updated January 28, 2023].

1. Mikhail Tal

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Mikhail Tal was born on November 9, 1936 in Riga, Latvia.
He is considered by many to be the best attacking player of all time since, instead of playing defensively, he chose to play in a daring, combinatorial style.

2. Vladimir Bagirov

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Vladimir Bagirov was born on August 16, 1936 in Latvia.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union he played for Latvia but before that he participated in ten USSR Championships, with his best result being fourth place in his debut in 1960.

3. Aivars Gipslis

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Aivars Gipslis was born on February 8, 1937 in Latvia.
He played for Latvia in the World Team Chess Championship of 1993.

4. Arkadij Naiditsch

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Arkadij Naiditsch was born on October 25, 1985 in Latvia.
He won the German national championship in 2007.

5. Aron Nimzowitsch

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Aron Nimzowitsch was born on November 7, 1886 in Latvia.
He was the best known of the hypermoderns style of chess players.

6. Hermanis Matisons

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Hermanis Matisons was born on December 28, 1894 in Latvia.
He was also a significant composer of chess strategy, particularly endgame studies.

7. Karlis Betins

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Karlis Betins was born on October 27, 1867 in Latvia.
He played for Latvia in the first unofficial Chess Olympiad at Paris.

8. Nadezhda Kosintseva

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Nadezhda Kosintseva was born on January 14, 1985 in Latvia.
took gold medals in 1995, 1997, and 2000 at the European Youth Chess Championship.

9. Alexander Koblencs

Alexander Koblencs was born on September 3, 1916 in Latvia.
He was also the coach of the Soviet Union's chess team.

10. Fricis Apsenieks

Fricis Apsenieks was born on April 8, 1894 in Latvia.
He played in an unofficial Chess Olympiad in Munich, Germany in 1936.

11. Movsas Feigins

Movsas Feigins was born on February 28, 1908 in Latvia.
He played for Latvia in five official Chess Olympiads.