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Spassky, Boris(Encyclopedia)Spassky, Boris, 1937–, Soviet chess champion. A child prodigy, he became an international master at the age of 16 and in 1955, at age 18, he became an international grand master. Subsequently in int...
Fischer, Bobby(Encyclopedia)Fischer, Bobby (Robert James Fischer)fsh´r [key], 1943–2008, American chess player, b. Chicago. In 1958, he became a grandmaster, the youngest to that time. In the Interzonal and Candidates' ma...
Korchnoi, Viktor Lvovich(Encyclopedia)Korchnoi, Viktor Lvovich vyk´tr lvôv´ych kôrch´noi [key], 1931–2016, Russian-Swiss chess master. A long-time leading Soviet player, he lost to Anatoly Karpov in 1974, competing for the ...
Karpov, Anatoly(Encyclopedia)Karpov, Anatoly ntôl´y kär´pôf [key], 1951–, Russian chess master. In 1970 he became the world's youngest international grand master. Karpov won (1975) the world championship by default w...
Erlach, Johann Bernhard Fischer von(Encyclopedia)Erlach, Johann Bernhard Fischer von: see Fischer von Erlach, Johann Bernhard.
Fischer, Edmond Henri(Encyclopedia)Fischer, Edmond Henri, 1920–, American biochemist, b. Shanghai, China. As researchers at the Univ. of Washington in Seattle, Fischer and Edwin G. Krebs discovered a biological regulatory mechanism, ...
Fischer, Hans(Encyclopedia)Fischer, Hans, 1881–1945, German organic chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Marburg, 1904; M.D. Univ. of Munich, 1908. Fischer was a professor at the Univ. of Innsbruck from 1916 to 1918 and at the Univ. of Vi...
Fischer, Ernst Otto(Encyclopedia)Fischer, Ernst Otto, 1918–2007, German chemist, Ph.D. Technical Univ. of Munich (TUM), 1952. Fischer was a professor at TUM (1954–57) and the Univ. of Munich (1957–64). He returned to TUM in 196...
Jones, Bobby(Encyclopedia)Jones, Bobby: see Jones, Robert Tyre, Jr.
Krebs, Edwin Gerhard(Encyclopedia)Krebs, Edwin Gerhard, 1918–2009, American biochemist, b. Lansing, Iowa. He and fellow Univ. of Washington professor Edmond Fischer discovered a biological regulatory mechanism, reversible protein ph...
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