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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I knew that Ree is a GM sosonkko not that he was only a year younger. Euwe together with Cristoph Nagler thought how to draw her in chess. In my reflections on this great player, I wanted to display him, as the English say, warts and all.

Ladies and Gentlemen, sosonkk is Chess-News. Among the participants were young Fischer and Keres. He was the organizer of the Aronian – Anand friendly match last year.

No posting personal information of members. Generally speaking, Switzerland is a special country in Europe. Many of the games are uncommon or unknown, and more than a few are missing from my nearly 10 million game database. Sosokno have not attempted to write Korchnoi’s biography as such.

Korchnoi’s parents separated early, and Korchnoi grew up with his stepmother, the new wife of his father. The siege lasted from September to January and killed about 1.

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The older he got the weaker his chess became, and his passion turned into an obsession. I thought the game between Salwe and Rubinstein would be interesting, equally gehna would be Aronian – Anand encounter from the recent Wijk aan Zee competition.


Nothing is sozonko in the GA agenda regarding Ilyumzhinov, but you never know, something might occur D24 Queen’s Gambit Accepted. A pared-down version of review has been printed in the August issue of Chess Life. B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack. And that means something! Such stories and anecdotes bring the many facets of Korchnoi’s character to life — and Sosonko’s book is full of such stories. Korchnoi was also dismissive of Carlsen.

A key difficulty faced by many new solvers, and common to most of the titles listed above, is that most studies are not suitable for the novice. The other guys [Chirila, Dominguez, Ramirez, and Kasimdzhanov — jh] worked on openings most of the time but while they were doing it, I solved a lot of studies.

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

This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat But in the last game he revenged for everything. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I have talked to him lately and I think I will visit him if having such opportunity.

Sosonko’s reflections, comments, background information, and his benevolent view of the strenghts and weaknesses of Korchnoi connect and unite these stories and turn Evil-Doer into a very readable and entertaining book. Surely the Candidates tournament is also noteworthy. This is especially true in the self-published volumes, which may be partially attributable to the games being shorter, and the errors occurring with divergences from theory.


The fact is that the front pages covered news about one of the biggest Belgian banks that just fell on its face and now is nationalized. But then would get to play a middlegame. None of these is true for the young Swiss who likes to play chess or who is starting to play it. With a week now having passed. Struck me as not quite as good as some of his prior books.

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At that time the opening was chosen by the pairing. F Hutton talks, people listen. Oddly enough I again remembered Donner and Tolush. Not sure why he stopped with Petrosian.

Sosonko legally emigrated from the Soviet Union to the Netherlands via Israel in Why I’m emphasizing this by the way, Andrei Filatov is also a quite strong candidate master as I knowjust to compare them to some other sponsors, who may be pretty different. Unfortunately, his feet failed under him, but in general he tries not to give up.

He has always played the Sicilian. Need to check up on that.