About the Chess Heroes series

World Champion PetrosianThe Chess Heroes series (formerly known as the Olympic Heroes) is selection of biographies of chess players who earned their place in the history of the international team events. They are not necessarily the best and most famous players of all time, but our intention was to make you more familiar with names covered with dust, the names that cannot be forgotten though.

We warmly welcome you to contribute to the series and send more biographies. You can also tell us who you would like to see to be listed over here next.

So far the following biographies have been added: