Igor Kurnosov

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Richard Bates
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Igor Kurnosov

Post by Richard Bates » Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:51 am

http://pogonina.com/index.php?option=co ... ng=english

Rather tragic news. Hastings winner a couple of years ago.

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Re: Igor Kurnosov

Post by Andrew Bak » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:05 pm

It's always very sad to hear when someone's life is cut so tragically short.

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Re: Igor Kurnosov

Post by David Sedgwick » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:33 pm

This is sad news indeed.

Thank you for the alert, Richard. I'm informing the Hastings Congress Committee.

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Re: Igor Kurnosov

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:18 pm

"an honest, kind, positive person".

Is this a not too subtle dig at a certain super-GM, I wonder??
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Re: Igor Kurnosov

Post by Matthew Turner » Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:06 pm

Natalia expressed things very nicely. I've played Igor a couple of times, including at the Arctic Challenge where we both took part in all the additional activities of fishing, barbecues and mountaineering. A tremendous player and just a nice guy - very sad indeed.

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