A good occasion to take a look at Genna Sosonko’s new book “Evil-Doer: Half a Century with Viktor Korchnoi”, a fine memoir of one of the most. Chess-News will offer you the detailed coverage of the event, namely Genna Sosonko will be on the spot to share everything he will see in. We will talk to Genna Sosonko who was present at the historical Blitz Match between Kasparov and Short or “veterans” match as one of its.

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With a week now having passed. He didn’t literally know Capablanca and Alekhine, of course, but interviewed people who had known them such as Capablanca’s widow Olga Capablanca Clark.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. F Hutton talks, people listen. In fact he’s the most senior GM in the Netherlands active or inactive. Sosonko vs Y Gusev. That’s because there aren’t any easy opponents, that’s why it will be really interesting to see how Anand will cope with them. He has always played the Sicilian. They have to do the work to find it.

I have to agree that the standard of play usually increases after rest days, to say nothing of Happy Birthday GM Sosonko! After the war, Korchnoi discovered chess, in the pioneer palace where Vladimir Zak took him under his wings. I thought the game between Salwe and Rubinstein would be interesting, equally interesting would be Aronian – Anand encounter from the recent Wijk aan Zee competition.


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I would explain it as follows. Such stories and anecdotes bring the many facets of Korchnoi’s character to life — and Sosonko’s book is full of such stories.

I have to admit that my ears perked up, proverbially speaking, when I read this. Chapter 12 – Removal from Office About my entire life.

I have not seen titles from the third. My Life for Chess Vol.

You were talking about Switzerland and I wanted to ask you – if not considering Viktor Korchnoi, Switzerland isn’t actually rich on chess talents. His playing strength dwindled but he still understood the game better than most and this often provoked him to lecture younger players — gsnna if they had just won against them.

At the beginning of the s Sosonko became Korchnoi’s coach but in Sosonko emigrated from the Soviet Union and when he knew that he wanted to leave the country he stopped the cooperation with Korchnoi to keep his friend from possible political repercussions.


V Zelevinsky vs Sosonko. That is true especially for blitz. D24 Queen’s Gambit Accepted. In principle, this sounds wonderful.

A fascinating memoir: Genna Sosonko’s “Evil-Doer: Half a Century with Viktor Korchnoi”

A pared-down version of review has been printed in the August issue of Chess Life. Elk and Ruby makes use of print-on-demand POD technology across its list. I have to agree that the. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The only way to.

Short also reminded me that Kasparov and he already played a similar game in London nearly twenty years ago. Generally speaking, Switzerland is a sosonkoo country in Europe. At that time the opening was chosen by the pairing. In Sosonko’s prime it was much harder to get the GM title than it is today, and none of his contemporaries did.