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|Dec-09-10|| ||Jim Bartle: Interesting comments, a good explanation of why many top teenage players never reach the top levels, why players lesser known when younger pass them by.|
|Feb-18-11|| ||vonKrolock: Article <"My Last Game"> currently online http://www.chesscafe.com/dvoretsky/... Black was De Jong, and place Apeldoorn 2010 <"Quite possibly this was the last <"<serious>"> game of my life>|
|Jul-26-11|| ||Sneaky: From Dvoretsky’s excellent “Endgame Manual 2nd Edition”, it's White to play and win in the position below:|
click for larger view
Positively devious endgame puzzle. It can even stump some chess computers (the ones which aren't armed to the teeth with tablebase.)
|Jul-26-11|| ||bronkenstein: Ty for that Sneaky , but since ˝the source˝ is Dvoretsky , I believe that even trying to solve that one would be pointless =)|
BTW , the books of this man are highly recomended ... ANY book , or article , his fart , whatever you can find . And prepare to read/solve them for months per piece , at least.
|Sep-23-11|| ||tacticalmonster: < Sneaky > Indeed a very tough puzzle. I took a long time but I managed to solve it without the assistance of software.|
candidate: 1 b6
a) 1 axb6 2 a6 Kc6
a1) 3 Bxd6 b5 4 Bc5! Kc7 5 Ba7 b4 6 Kd3 b3 7 Kc3 b2 8 Kxb2 Kc6 9 Bc5 Kc7 10 Ba7 Kc6 =
a2) 3 Be7! Kc7 4 Bxd6+ Kc6 5 Kd3 b5 6 Bc5 b4 7 Kc4 b3 8 Kxb3 Kc7 9 Ba7 Kc6 10 Kb4
a3) 3 Be7 b5 4 Bd8 b4 5 Kd3 d5 6 Kd4 b3 7 Kc3 d4+ 8 Kxb3
b) 1 Kc6 2 Be7! Kb7 (2 axb6 3 a6 transpose to a) ) 3 Bd8 Kc8 4 Bc7
Time spent: about an hour
|Nov-14-11|| ||bronkenstein: Just stumbled over loads of Mark`s ChessCaffe articles . Highly recommended for anyone below 2900 Elo and willing to work - http://www.chesscafe.com/archives/a... .|
|Nov-14-11|| ||SimonWebbsTiger: @<Bronkenstein>
Indeed so. All of us are lucky to be ELO 3000+, so it's all trivial!
Some of the earlier, revised, chesscafe Mark articles are to be found in "Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual"
|Nov-14-11|| ||bronkenstein: It seems that many of them (at least in pieces =) can also be found (in Russian) in bit more interactive format @ http://www.chesspro.ru/_events/2011... (list of all the articles ie links to them is in the upper right corner).|
|Dec-09-11|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday master Dvoretsky!
Thank You for great books.
|Dec-09-11|| ||bronkenstein: What , it is today? I ordered his Endgame Manual virtually 2 hours ago.|
Happy B-day Mark , check is in the mail =)
|May-24-12|| ||vinidivici: i just have his book endgame manual book not for so long, maybe this looks like rookie but this is the first book i completely understand the tactic (although just first part). now i masters the pawn and king endgame (outflanking, opposition, key square blah blah blah.|
|Nov-03-12|| ||vinidivici: Hail to the great author. The first his manual i got|
|Nov-03-12|| ||waustad: Oh no, I worked through BCE decades ago and remember less than I should. Do I really need to go through that again with today's b'day boy? In any case: Have a happy B'Day!!!|
|Nov-03-12|| ||vinidivici: <waustad>
too early at least a month!!!
|Nov-03-12|| ||Abdel Irada: <vinidivici: <waustad>
too early at least a month!!!>
I noticed that, too.
Makes me wonder: Why is Dvoretsky Player of the Day today? Wasn't anyone born on 3 November? And will he be honored again a month and six days hence?
|Nov-03-12|| ||ketchuplover: Happy Birthdays :)|
|Nov-23-12|| ||Naniwazu: <humangraymatter> it is possible to 'translate' the article if you google the link http://www.chesspro.ru/_events/2007... and press 'translate this page'. It's not a very good translation but with a bit of effort one can comprehend it.|
|Nov-23-12|| ||HeMateMe: What an interesting middle name. Is it
a sort of Russofied version of "Israel"? Just curious.
|Nov-23-12|| ||SimonWebbsTiger: Possibly <HMM>. Russians/Soviets are/were a very diverse people given the vast size of the place and the people it encompasses or did. One only need see the list of fine Soviet GMs who emigrated after 91 and now represent Israel. Boris Gelfand is one obvious name.|
Jews also live(d) in Russia/USSR and have been subject to dreadful anti-Semitism, don't forget.
|Dec-09-12|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Mr.Dvoretsky!|
|Dec-09-13|| ||Penguincw: Happy 66th birthday to IM and chess author Mark Dvoretsky!|
|Jan-20-15|| ||ketchuplover: slightly belated wishes of the same!|
|Mar-29-15|| ||TheFocus: <It is not possible to become a great player without having learned how to analyse deeply and accurately> - Mark Dvoretsky.|
|Mar-29-15|| ||TheFocus: <It is hardly useful if you trustingly play through variation after variation from a book. It is a great deal more useful and more interesting if you take part actively in the analysis, find something yourself, and try to refute some of the author's conclusions> - Mark Dvoretsky.|
|Mar-29-15|| ||TheFocus: <Training in analysis (like any other form of chess training) should be treated very seriously> - Mark Dvoretsky.|
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