Georg Kieninger


Georg Kieninger (5 June 1902 in Munich – 25 January 1975 in Düsseldorf ) was a German chess player and International Master (IM). Continue reading


Boris from Greiff


Boris de Greiff Bernal (13 February 1930 – 31 October 2011 [1] ) was a Colombian chess master and writer, born in Medellín and son of the Colombian poet León de Greiff . Continue reading

Yochanan Afek

Yochanan Afek ( Hebrew : יוחנן אפק ; born 16 April 1952 in Tel Aviv ) is an Israeli chess player, composer , trainer and arbiter. He described pioneering Israeli master Moshe Czerniakas “my teacher”. He is the only person to Possess international titles at four different facets of chess, being white year International Master , International Grandmaster of chess composition [1] International Arbiter , and International Arbiter of the chess compositions. In 2002 he won Paris City Chess Championship (off contest). [2] Continue reading

Nodirbek Abdusattorov

Nodirbek Abdusattorov (born 2004) is an Uzbekistani chess prodigy . In 2012 he won the Under-8 division of the World Youth Chess Championship . In 2014, Andrey Zhigalko and Rustam Khusnutdinov, in the 8th Georgy Agzamov Memorial tournament, held in his hometown of Tashkent, became one of the youngest players to defeat a grandmaster in classical time controls. [1] [2] As of April 16, 2017, he is the youngest junior in the top 100. [3] Continue reading

Gary Lane

Gary William Lane (born November 4, 1964) is a professional chess player and author. He became an International Master in 1987 and won the Commonwealth Chess Championshipin 1988. He has written over thirty books on chess, including Find the Winning Move , Improve Your Chess in 7 Days and Prepare to Attack . Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. In the 1980s the ITV documentary “To Kill a King” was screened nationwide in Great Britain.It featured a young Michael Adams and Lane. This feature is shown regularly at chess film festivals. [1] Continue reading