Definition of Spassky, Boris in English:

Spassky, Boris

Pronunciation /ˈspäs-//ˈspaskē/

proper noun

  • (1937–), Russian chess player; world champion 1969–72; full name Boris Vasilevich Spassky. He was defeated by Bobby Fischer in 1972 and moved to Paris in 1975. In 1992, he had a rematch with Fischer, played in Montenegro and Serbia; Fischer won again.


Spassky, Boris