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Richard James
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Mark Dvoretsky

Post by Richard James » Mon Sep 26, 2016 1:02 pm

The Russian Chess Federation is reporting the sad news that the legendary chess trainer and author Mark Dvoretsky has died.

http://ruchess.ru/news/all/ushel_iz_zhi ... voretskiy/

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Re: Mark Dvoretsky

Post by Jonathan Rogers » Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:07 pm

Now that's a big loss. RIP, the man who would double check and rethink every piece of analysis and astonish the world with his discoveries.

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Re: Mark Dvoretsky

Post by Chris Rice » Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:46 pm

Nice piece by Peter Doggers on the legend....RIP

https://www.chess.com/news/famous-train ... paign=news

Nick Grey
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Re: Mark Dvoretsky

Post by Nick Grey » Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:47 pm

RIP Mark. The English translations of his books, & changes were helpful for players at my level. Astonishing as per Jonathan.

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Re: Mark Dvoretsky

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:17 pm

Proof yet again that the best teachers of the game are not necessarily the very top players.

(though he was certainly GM strength in reality)
"Set up your attacks so that when the fire is out, it isn't out!" (H N Pillsbury)

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R.I.P Mark...

Post by Steven DuCharme » Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:51 pm

Dvoretsky
I float like a pawn island and sting like an ignored knight :mrgreen:

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