Riga gallery

Vermanes Park, Riga. A bust of the famous chess player Mikhail Tal.

Born 9th November 1936 Riga, died 28th June 1992 Moscow.

GM title 1957, World Champion 1960-61. Soviet Champion 1957, 1958, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1978. World blitz champion 1988.


Parkstrasse 6, Riga

Parkstrasse 6, Riga. The childhood home of Aron Nimzowitsch.

The building was probably divided into a number of apartments.


Freedom Monument in Riga

The Freedom Monument in Riga.