Ragozin, Viacheslav Vasilyevich
Birth Oct 8, 1908
St Petersburg, USSR.
Death Mar 11, 1962
Moskva, USSR.
Nationality USR - USSR
Titles GM - International Grandmaster
IA - International Arbiter
GMC - International Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess

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Last update May 16, 1999
Biographical data
USSR player, building engineer.
International Grandmaster, 1950.
International Arbiter, 1951.
International Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess, 1959.

by Bill Wall
In 1944 Ragozin trained with Botvinnik for the USSR Championship. They trainded with a radio going full blast in the room to get accustom to a possibly noisy tournament hall. Ragozin ended up in 14th place out of 17 and blamed his results on the unusual quietness of the tournament hall!

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