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Korchnoi, Viktor

Line breaks: Vik¦tor Korch|noi
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːtʃnɔɪ
 
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Definition of Korchnoi, Viktor in English:

(B.1931), Russian chess player; full name Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi. He ranked third (circa 1967–75) and then second (circa 1975–80) in the world.

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