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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None of these is true for the young Swiss who likes to play chess or who is starting to play it.

Genna Sosonko: “Short Was Pretty Upset About the Last Game”

Silvio Danailov compared the interview [of Sutovsky ] to someone whose surname is Churov. Sosonko vs M D Tseitlin. A few points are worth mentioning here. Korchnoi played his last Candidates Match when he was 60 years old, inin the quarterfinals of the Candidates Matches.

Elk and Ruby makes use of print-on-demand POD technology across its list. 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. Oddly enough I again remembered Donner and Tolush.

Gennq a sterile country where everything is clean, everything is alright, there are no problems and nothing actually happens.

The chess games of Gennady Borisovich Sosonko

That was its defining characteristic. Hansen gives 13 lines of game citations in the notes, including some verbal discussion of key alternatives.

Slightly deviating from the topic I must say that I amazedly got to know about the financial crises in Europe only yesterday or sosonki day before. Not sure why he stopped with Petrosian. In principle, this sounds wonderful.


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Qxc4 because he would threaten The pieces are just wonderful and they asked me to send them some game for opening the exhibition. Generally speaking, Switzerland is a special country in Europe.

Two years later Kasparov was World Champion, the youngest in the history of chess. He and Spassky apparently knew each other fairly well, Genns am sure he will have plenty to say after Spassky is gone.

Rather, this is a collection of memories, or to be more precise still: Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chess-News. Anyway, despite my great respect to all German participants, none of them is among the world elite or on the list of the top GMs.

But Korchnoi could not cope with the powerful play of the up-and-coming Kasparov and ssosonko the match 4: Most of the action and spilt ink takes place in the citation of opening alternatives, and not in the analysis of the actual games under discussion. There are, as Rubin admits, also downsides to this hybrid model. You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Such was my reaction when I read a post-Candidates Tournament interview with Fabiano Caruana at chess.

Also, a lot of training games, a lot of blitz games.

As a rule, the reason was always the same – at some moment or other, they became in Korchnoi’s eyes an obstacle preventing him from gaining the world title. You were talking about Switzerland and I wanted to ask you – if not considering Viktor Korchnoi, Switzerland isn’t actually rich on chess talents.


Today we will talk about the Zurich Chess Challenge which starts on February 23rd the first playing day ; the winner will be defined on March 1st. Hmm, the 37th anniversary of the ayatollahs Feb But due his enormous will to win, his boundless love for chess, and his controversial character Korchnoi is one of the most interesting and influential players in the history of chess.

He didn’t accept compromises, and could easily classify yesterday’s friends as today’s enemies. Surely the Candidates tournament is also noteworthy.

His playing strength dwindled but he still understood the game better than most and this often provoked him to lecture younger players — even if they had just won against them.

Hou Yifan could have traded off the knights with In a letter to the German writer Arnold Zweig, a friend of Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis once expressed his reservations about biographies:.

Sosonko vs M Stean.

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

In my reflections on this great player, I sosonjo to display him, as the English say, warts and all. B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack. The World Players’ Council. As regards to Switzerland, I would like to say several things about it.

Maybe he indeed did not have as much chess talent as Spassky. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: