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|Sep-26-16|| ||Octavia: he died young
is zebraplay.net any good? It claims you can get his ebooks there for free.
|Sep-26-16|| ||Penguincw: The 2 games I follow the most, baseball, and chess, have just experienced a death each in a very short period of time.|
In the baseball world, Jose Fernandez just died yesterday in an accident.
Now in the chess world, Mark Dvoretsky has passed away.
RIP to both. :(
|Sep-26-16|| ||cro777: <offramp: I'd like to see a list of this late master's books in English. Recently they seem to have come out so fast that I have lost track.>|
Yes, recently, English translations of his new books came out fast:
"Recognizing Your Opponent's Resources: Developing Preventive Thinking" (Jun 10, 2016) and "Maneuvering: The Art of Piece Play" (Jul 22, 2016).
The latest book (recently published in Russian) is a sequel to his previous book https://www.newinchess.com/Shop/Ima...
It is a product of his recent analytical work (complex analysis of games, but what is most valuable in Dvoretsky's books he tries to lay out the principles, methods and rules, ideas and techniques that lie behind the moves).
The material is organized into seven chapters: 1) Lessons from one game, 2) Positional games, 3) Discussion on openings, 4) The king in danger, 5) Under fire, 6) Games with questions and 7) Playing out.
The last two chapters are dedicated to two specific forms of training he usually applied in his training sessions: the games and fragments where the reader is asked to solve a series of consequent tasks for one of the two players and playing out specially selected positions.
Letís hope that the English translation will come out soon.
|Sep-26-16|| ||diagonal: sad news, R.I.P. Mark Dvoretsky
Artur Jussupow: <Mark Dvoretsky is my most important chess teacher. Without Mark I would never be a Junior world champion and a candidate for the world championship. As a coach I profit very much from our previous work. Mark is a good friend and for me he is the best trainer in the world>
|Sep-26-16|| ||zanzibar: RIP
<(Google translation, slightly edited)
Today, on September 26 at the 69th year of life died Honored Coach of the USSR, Russia and Georgia, senor manager of FIDE, the author of many best-selling chess Izrailevich Mark Dvoretsky (1947-2016).
One of the most respected coaches in the world over the years worked with Artur Yusupov, Sergei Dolmatov, Nana Alexandria, Alexey Dreev, Vadim Zvyagintsev, Viorel Bologan, Ernesto Inarkiev th, Vladimir Potkin, Alexander Motylev, Ivan Popov and other chess players. His students have won the title of world champions among young men, were champions of the country, Europe, candidates for the highest chess title.
Among the books written by Mark Dvoretsky, famous works such as the five-volume "School of Future Champions," "The textbook endgame Mark Butler", "Tragicomedy in the Endgame", the two-volume "A book for friends and colleagues."
Russian Chess Federation expresses its deepest condolences to
the family and friends of Mark Izrailevich Dvoretsky. >
|Sep-26-16|| ||cro777: This is the English version of the original announcement:|
"Mark Izrailevich Dvoretsky, Honored Trainer of USSR, Russia, and Georgia, FIDE Senior Trainer, author of many best-selling chess books, passed away on September 26 at the age of 68 ..."
|Sep-26-16|| ||cro777: Artur Jussupow: "I knew that Mark was very seriously ill. It became much worse in the last few weeks. It was rather sudden ... Mark was the best coach in the world. It was extremely important to meet him, and it had a huge impact on my chess career. I also learnt a lot on a personal level. He more or less opened the world for me, the horizons. He introduced me to e.g. Russian music, but was also critical towards the [Soviet] system."|
Yussupow was among Dvoretsky's first successful pupils.
|Sep-27-16|| ||kamagong24: RIP...|
|Sep-27-16|| ||Honza Cervenka: RIP, Master.|
|Sep-27-16|| ||moronovich: R.I.P|
|Sep-27-16|| ||wordfunph: RIP Mark Dvoretsky..|
|Sep-27-16|| ||keypusher: A giant. As long as the game is played, he won't be forgotten.|
|Sep-27-16|| ||kevin86: RIP time for a round with Arnold P!|
|Sep-27-16|| ||RookFile: Sad news.|
|Sep-27-16|| ||ketchuplover: Wishing him pieceful days and knights forever|
|Sep-27-16|| ||CountryGirl: Dvoretsky's famous card index system - I wonder what will become of that? I have a number of his books, and they are generally based on the card examples he built up over many years. He was a great chess analyst and a sincere lover of our game. RIP.|
|Sep-27-16|| ||zanzibar: <CountryGirl> is there any other place on the web discussing his index cards?|
I wasn't really able to find any mention (and was actually hoping to see a couple of scans).
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BTW- what's going on in the photo of him playing above?
Is he really moving with one hand and using the other to hit the clock?!
|Sep-28-16|| ||Paint My Dragon: <z> Neat observation. However, there is no corresponding button on the opponent's side of the 'clock', which leads me to suspect that it's not a clock, but a Dictaphone, and he is playing back some recorded, spoken analysis for a student.|
Nice shirt btw - it has that vintage 1980s Fila/Ellesse pro-tennis look, which, according to my brother, has recently been making a comeback.
|Sep-28-16|| ||offramp: <Paint My Dragon: <z> Neat observation. However, there is no corresponding button on the opponent's side of the 'clock', which leads me to suspect that it's not a clock, but a Dictaphone, and he is playing back some recorded, spoken analysis for a student.>|
That is not likely.
I think he has moved a student's piece back and is now about to press his own clock so as to make it once again his student's move.
|Sep-28-16|| ||Virgil A: Rest in peace. His contribution to chess is immeasurable.|
|Sep-28-16|| ||Paint My Dragon: <Offramp> Aha. Yes, when I look a bit closer, there is indeed a depressed button on the opponent's side after all. So probably just retracting a student's bad move and asking him to reconsider.|
|Sep-28-16|| ||zanzibar: chuckle.|
|Sep-28-16|| ||swordfish: RIP IM Mark Dvoretsky. No doubt one of the great teachers the game has ever known.|
|Sep-29-16|| ||Sally Simpson: RIP Mark Dvoretsky, A chess coach/teacher whose love for the game influenced 100's...1,000's.|
Re the picture he could be taking back an illegal move by his opponent in a light hearted blitz game and at the same time restarting his opponent's clock.
|Oct-05-16|| ||zanzibar: Also, notice the clock is on White's right.
Do Russian wear wristwatches like Americans do, i.e. on the dominate hand? In other words, is Dvoretsky left-handed?
And if Dvoretsky wasn't, then I wonder if the Black player is/was?
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