Happy birthday from TRG!
2017.03 Happy 70th birthday, Tamaz Giorgadze!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Tamaz Giorgadze on his 70th anniversary! Giorgadze was trainer of Anatoly Karpov and Team Spain. Today he is a grand businessman in Tbilisi!
2017.01.20 Happy 60th birthday, Yevgeniy Vladimirov!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Yevgeniy Vladimirov on his 60th anniversary! Vladimirov was, among other, trainer of Garry Kasparov. In 2014, at the 1st Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards in Al Ain, Vladimirov was voted the best coach of the year.
2016.11.23 Happy 60th birthday, Vereslav Eingorn!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Vereslav Eingorn on his 60th anniversary!
2016.08.15 Happy 60th birthday, Helgi Ólafsson!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Helgi Ólafsson on his 60th anniversary!
2016.04.18 Happy 70th birthday, Nukhim Nikolayevich Rashkovsky!
TRG congratulates Grand Master Naum Rashkovsky on his 70th anniversary! Director of the Urals Chess Academy. Trainer of Olympic and European chess champions 2002-2003.
FIDE Chess Profile
2016.03.30 Happy 50th birthday, Efstratios Grivas!
Happy 50th anniversary to Efstratios Grivas
2016.03.05. Happy 70th birthday, Vladimir Borisovich Tukmakov!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer & Grand Master Vladimir Tukmakov on his 70th anniversary!
2016.01.18 Happy 50th birthday, Alexander Khalifman!
TRG congratulates Grand Master Alexander Khalifman on his 50th anniversary! Trainer of Azerbaijan European Team Chess Champions.
2015.08.21 Happy 70th birthday, Lev Osipovich Alburt!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer & Grand Master Lev Alburt on his 70th anniversary!
2015.07.22 Happy 85th birthday, Nikolai Vladimirovich Krogius!
TRG congratulates Grand Master & IA Nikolai Krogius, coach of Boris Spassky, Doctor of psychology, author of "Psychology in Chess" (the best chess book in this field), for his 85th anniversary!
2015.06.07 Happy 75th birthday, Liudmila Belavenets!
TRG congratulates Liudmila Belavenets on her 75th anniversary!
2015.05.24 Happy 60th birthday, Igor Shvyrjov!
TRG congratulates FIDE Trainer & Grand Master Igor Shvyrjov on his 60th anniversary! Junior trainer of Estonia, Finland, and Bellorussia, with a national junior chess champion in each country!
FIDE Chess Profile
2015.05.01 Happy 80th birthday, Anatoly Bykhovsky!
The FIDE Trainers' Commission wishes a very happy 80th birthday to Anatoly Bykhovsky, International Master and International Arbiter. Bykhovsky was trainer of the Soviet Union (later Russian) National Junior Team starting in 1967 until 1991 when it was first created, with World Champions Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik all amongst his three generations of students! In more recent years he has been long time personal trainer of very great talent Alexander Grischuk and Chairman of Trainers' Council of the Russian Chess Federation.
FIDE Chess Profile
2015.03.17 Happy 80th birthday,Viktor Zheliandinov!
TRG congratulates International Master Viktor Zheliandinov on his 80th Anniversary!
Among others, Viktor Zheliandinov trained Karpov, Ivanchuk, Litinska, Romanishin, Mikhalchishin, Bartel. Trainer of the National Team of Ukraine. Champion of the Combined Armies of the Warsaw Pact 1967 ahead of Geller, Hort, Savon, Vasiukov, Bobocov, Jansa and others.
2015.02.02 Happy 50th birthday, Georg Mohr!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer, Grand Master, and International Organizer Georg Mohr on his 50th Anniversary!
FIDE Chess Profile
2015.01.27 Happy 80th birthday, Alexander Nikitin!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and International Master Alexander Nikitin on his 80th Anniversary!
01.12.1997 Александр Никитин: ЧЕМПИОНАТ В ГРОНИНГЕНЕ И ЛОЗАННЕ ОКОНЧИТСЯ ИЛИ ТРАГЕДИЕЙ, ИЛИ КОМЕДИЕЙ
17.07.2005 Trainer Nikitin: Ich spiele Chess960, weil......Я играю Chess960, так...
09.12.2009 KC-конференция с Александром Никитиным. Часть первая
16.12.2009 KC-конференция с Александром Никитиным. Часть вторая
11.02.2010 75-летие международного мастера Александра Сергеевича Никитина
14.05.2010 Александр Никитин о матче Ананд-Топалов
08.09.2010 Александр Никитин провел мастер-класс для тренеров СДЮШОР «Юность Москвы»
12.11.2010 Александр Никитин
12.11.2010 Александр Никитин: "Поставьте рядом с Каспаровым по интеллекту кого-то из нынешних..."
13.11.2010 Mikhail Tal and contemporary chess
28.03.2013 Александр Никитин о матче Каспаров – Карпов и вмешательстве «высших сил»
27.01.2014 Персона Дня: Александр Никитин
07.05.2014 Александр Никитин: Мой опыт компьютерного анализа партии
23.01.2015 Википедия: Никитин, Александр Сергеевич
23.01.2015 New In Chess Articles
23.01.2015 FIDE Chess Profile
An interview with A S Nikitin, many-year trainer of Kasparov
Интервью с А.С. Никитиным, многолетним тренером Г. Каспарова
Александр Никитин: «Я зову его Дон Кихотом»
Лекция Александра Никитина
2014.11.18 Happy 60th birthday, Adrian Mikhalchishin!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Adrian Mikhalchishin on his 60th Anniversary!
FIDE player profile
Адриан Михальчишин. 60? 60. 60!!!
Адриан Михальчишин: «ЧТОБЫ ГОРЕЛИ ГЛАЗА!
Congratulations to GM, FST Adrian B. Mikhalchishin
2014 Happy 70th birthday, Anatoli Shvedchikov!
TRG congratulates International Master Anatoli Shvedchikov on his 70th Anniversary!
2014.10.26 Happy 50th birthday, Yury Dokhoian!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Yury Dokhoian on his 50th Anniversary!
Interview with Yury Dokhoyan
2014.07.04 Happy 70th birthday, Albert Zinovievich Kapengut! Respected chess trainer of GMs Gelfand, Smirin and Shulman. IM Kapengut is a member of the Chess Hall of Fame.
FIDE Chess Profile
"Why Should the Tie-Break Start at 12 Noon?"
2014.05.19 Happy 50th birthday, Jovan Petronic!
TRG congratulates and wishes a happy anniversary to our FIDE Senior Trainer and International Master Jovan Petronic!
2014.05.01 Happy 80th birthday, Anatoly Bykhovsky!
The FIDE Trainers' Commission wishes a very happy 80th birthday to our Commission member Anatoly Bykhovsky, International Master and International Arbiter. Bykhovsky was trainer of the Soviet Union (later Russian) National Junior Team starting in 1967 until 1991 when it was first created, with World Champions Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik all amongst his three generations of students! In past years he has been long time personal trainer of very great talent Alexander Grischuk and currently serves as Chairman of Trainers' Council of the Russian Chess Federation.
"Он научил меня играть в шахматы"
2013.12.17 Happy 60th birthday, Alexander Beliavsky!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Alexander Beliavsky on his 60th Anniversary!
2013.12.16 Happy 60th birthday, Arshak Petrosian!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Arshak Petrosian on his 60th Anniversary!
2013.11.17 Happy 60th birthday, Sergey Makarichev!
TRG congratulates Grand Master and trainer (of Soviet Union, Russia, Anatoly Karpov, and Garry Kasparov) Sergey Makarichev on his 60th Anniversary!
2013.11.14 Happy 50th birthday, Michal Krasenkow!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Michal Krasenkow on his 50th Anniversary!
2013.11.12 Happy 80th birthday, Borislav Ivkov!
TRG congratulates celebrated Yugoslavian and Serbian Grand Master and trainer Borislav Ivkov on his 80th Anniversary!
2013.06.04 Happy 50th birthday, Alexander Zlochevskij!
TRG congratulates Chief Trainer of Moscow Alexander Zlochevskij on his 50th Anniversary!
2013.06.04 Happy 75th birthday, Alexander Vaysman!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer and Honorary Trainer of Ukraine Alexander Vaysman on his 75th Anniversary!
Aleksander N. Vaysman
2013.06.04 Happy 80th birthday, Yuri Efimovich Simkin!
FIDE Senior Trainer and Grand Master Zaitsev became one of the trainers of World Champion Anatoly Karpov in the late 1970s and was one of Karpov's seconds in a number of his World Championship matches, including the matches against Garry Kasparov in 1984 to 1990. Karpov popularized Zaitsev's line at the top level, playing it with success for many years. Zaitsev is Honoured Coach of USSR and Russia. In 2006 he was awarded the title of FIDE Senior Trainer.
2013.05.18 Happy 70th birthday, Gennadi Borisovich Sosonko!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer & Grand Master Gennadi Sosonko on his 70th Anniversary!
2013.03.16 Happy 60th birthday, Rainer Knaak!
In the name of FIDE Trainers' Commission I wish to congratulate your 60th birthday!
Your publishing work in Chessbase is highly useful for us trainers, and for all our pupils.
We all appreciate your theoretical research and knowledge.
We all IGMs and Trainers wish you good health and joy in life for many years.
FIDE Trainers' Commission Chairman.
British Chess Magazine
FIDE chess profile
2013.03.05 Happy 80th birthday, Evgeni Andreyevich Vasiukov!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer & Grand Master Evgeni Vasiukov on his 80th Anniversary!
FIDE chess profile
2013.02.15 Happy 90th birthday, Абрам Иосифович Хасин!
TRG congratulates great trainer Абрам Хасин on his 90th Anniversary!
2012.11.27 Happy 70th birthday, Vlastimil Jansa!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer & Grand Master Vlastimil Jansa on his 70th Anniversary! In terms of his reputation as a chess trainer, he developed a test in the 1970s from which the talent of young players could be measured. Of his students, he trained Czech Republic's David Navara. Jansa has also been the national coach of Luxembourg.
FIDE chess profile
2012.06.29 Happy 60th birthday, Miron Sher!
TRG congratulates celebrated FIDE Senior Trainer Miron Sher on his 60th Anniversary! He was trainer Fabio Caruana, Robert Hess and P-H.Nielsen. He also has a successfull chess school in New York. FST Miron Sher is officialy the first Millionaire among Chess Trainers!
FIDE chess profile
2012.05.25 TRG congratules great and respected trainers jubilees:
90th year jubilee of Georgy Konstantinovich Borisenko! Georgy lives in Tashkent and was trainer of Viktor Kortchnoi, Nona Gaprindashvili and Mark Taimanov! Russian Correspondence Grandmaster (1966). Master of Sport (1950). Twice USSR Correspondence Champion in 1957 and 1962. Second in the World Correspondence Championship in 1965.
2012.05.31 Happy 75th birthday, Boris Postovsky!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer Boris Postovsky on his 75th Anniversary! He was Soviet Correspondence Champion 1980, Captain of the Gold Olympiad winners Team Russia in 1996,1998 and 2000. Captain of European Cup winner Burevestnik in 1980 and 1982 and many times Soviet Cup winners. Captain of Team Moscow - Soviet Team Champion. Chief Arbiter at the match for the World Womens Chess Championship Ioseliani vs Z. Polgar 1993, Candidates matches Kramnik vs Gelfand 1994, Gelfand vs Nikolic in Sarajevo 1990, Ahmylovskaya vs Aleksandria. Chief Arbiter of many super-tournaments such as Novgorod 1996, 1997 an 1998.
Interview with Boris Postovsky
FIDE chess profile
2012.05.01 Happy 60th birthday, Josif Dorfmann!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer Josif Dorfmann for his anniversary! He acted as one of Garry Kasparov's seconds in his first four World Championship matches versus Anatoly Karpov. Grand Master Dorfmann trained and coached Étienne Bacrot from age nine to Grand Master level, when Etienne became France's and the world's youngest GM ever.
2012.01.10 Happy 60th birthday, Oleg Mikhailovich Romanishin!
TRG congratulates Oleg Romanishin for his anniversary! Grand Master Oleg Romanishin was trainer of Anatoly Karpov. He was also the trainer of the India National Womens Team.
2011.09.06 Happy 60th birthday, Zoltan Ribli!
TRG congratulates FIDE Senior Trainer Zoltan Ribli for his anniversary! Grand Master Ribli is also an International Arbiter (IA). He was twice a World Champion Candidate and three times Hungarian Champion.
2011.05.23 Happy 60th birthday, Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov!
2011.03.23 Happy 80th birthday, Victor Lvovich Korchnoi!
TRG congratulates Anatoly Karpov for his anniversary! He was official World Champion from 1975 to 1985, played three more matches for the title from 1986 to 1990, then was FIDE World Champion from 1993 to 1999. His tournament successes include over 160 first-place finishes. Grand Master & FIDE Senior Trainer Anatoly Karpov founded 80 Chess Schools in Russia and worldwide!
TRG congratulates celebrated Grand Master and trainer Victor Korchnoi for his anniversary! GM Victor Korchnoi trained the Swiss chess national team and many young players, including Ivanchuk and Vitiugov, and the Lvov Chess School: Beliavsky, Romanishin and Mikhalchishin!
2010.11.10 Happy 70th birthday, Miodrag Todorcevic!
TRG congratulates celebrated trainer & coach Grand Master Miodrag Todorcevic for his anniversary! He was awarded GM title in 1989. Durign his chess carreer, he represented Yugoslavia, France and Spain. He won the French Championship in 1975 and played for France in World Chess Olympiads in 1972 and 1974.
2010.08.27 Happy 60th birthday, Elizbar Ubilava!
TRG congratulates Grand Master Elizbar Ubilava for his anniversary! GM Elizbar Ubilava coached during 1974-1978 former Womens' World Vice-Champion WGM Nana Ioseliani, 1978-1988 coached 5x Womens' World Champion GM Nona Gaprindashvili, 1986-1989 coached former World Champion GM Anatoly Karpov, 1994-2001 & 2003-2005 coached World Champion GM Viswanathan Anand, and was coach of the India Olympiad Team 2004, 2006 and 2008. He won more than 30 international tournaments and was twice Champion of Georgia.
2010.07.24 TRG congratules great and respected trainers jubilees:
2010.07.22 Happy 80th birthday, Nikolai Vladimirovich Krogius!
75 year jubillee of the trainer of Korchnoi, Author of "A Reti Debut" and "The Attack of Rauzer-Richter", Honoured Trainer of Russia - IM Vyacheslav Osnos
TRG congratulates Grand Master & IA Nikolai Krogius, Coach of Boris Spassky and Trainer of Irina Krush, for his anniversary!
2010.06.07 Happy 70th birthday, Liudmila Belavenets!
TRG congratulates Chief Russian Junior Trainer WIM Liudmila Belavenets with her FIDE Senior Trainer title, to be approved on the FIDE Presidential Board meeting in Norway! She is a Woman International Correspondence Chess Grand Master and the 4th ICCF Women's World Champion in correspondence chess. In 1975 she won the Women's Soviet Chess Championship. She is the daughter of the famous Soviet Chess Master Sergey Belavenets.
2010.04.05 Happy 75th birthday, Oleg Stetsko!
Chess Master Oleg Stetsko was formerly Trainer of the USSR team. He authored excellent books for trainers "Isolated Pawn Strategy" and "Hanging Pawns Strategy". TRG congratulates him for his anniversary!
2010.04.09 Happy 75th birthday, Jānis Klovāns! (link)
Grandmaster Jānis Klovāns, Riga Chess School Trainer, won the Latvian Championship nine times (1954, 1962, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1979, and 1986). He played for Latvia in World Chess Olympiads 1992 and 2000. He won the World Senior Chess Championship in 1997, 1999, and 2001. TRG congratulates him for his anniversary!
2010.04.04 TRG congratules great and respected trainers anniversaries:
50 (13 February) GM Artur Yusupov
60 (28 February) GM Konstantin Lerner
60 (11 February) GM Evgeny Sveshnikov
60 (3 July) - GM Viktor Kupreichik
60 (12 March) - GM Yuri Balashov
2011.09.30 Happy 50th birthday, Sergey Ivanov!
TRG congratulates Grand Master S. Ivanov him and wishes a happy anniversary! GM Ivanov is a trainer at the St. Petersburg Chess School. (link)
2010.03.26 Happy 60th birthday, Sam Palatnik! (link)
Grandmaster Sam Palatnik trained Nana Alexandria. Trainer of American juniors. TRG congratulates him and wishes a happy anniversary!
2010.03.24 Happy 50th birthday, Yasser Seirawan!
Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan was 4-time US Champion. World Junior Champion 1979. Candidate for the World Chess Champion. Trainer of Jan Timman. Founder of the American Chess Foundation. TRG congratulates him for his anniversary!
2010.03.17 Happy 75th birthday, Виктор Савельевич Желяндинов! (link)
Viktor Savelievich Zheliandinov trained Grand Masters Oleg Romanishin, Adrian Mikhalchishin and European Champion Mateusz Bartel, among others. Vassily Ivanchuk was in Viktor's Chess School of the Lviv Army Chess Club, who went on to coach him on super-tournaments in the mid-nineties. Viktor was Champion of Belorussia and the Warsaw Pact 1967 ahead of Geller, Savon and Hort. He took 17th position at the USSR 1967 Championship. He trained National teams of Ukraine and Yemen.
2010.03.16 Happy 50th birthday, Zurab Azmaiparashvili! (jpg) (doc)
International Grand Master & FIDE Senior Trainer Zurab Azmaiparashvili trained Garry Kasparov, Etienne Bacrot and Teimour Radjabov, among others. He is the Trainer of the National Team of Azerbaijan, which has won the recent 2009 European Team Championship under his guidance. TRG congratulates him for his anniversary!
2009.06.19 Happy 80th birthday, Victor Kart! (jpg)
We congratulate the famous trainer Victor Kart, founder of Lvov chess school in 1960, and who is turning 80 on 19 June. He was trainer of the Ukraine National teams from 1967 and his teams won many USSR Championships and the European Cup in 1984, his last duty as National team Trainer was the Chess Olympiad in Manila 1992. A close friend of the legendary Leonid Stein, Kart’s best pupils are Aleksandr Beliavsky, Oleg Romanishin, Marta Litinska, Adrian Mikhalchishin, and Zoya Lelchuk. Kart was in 1976 also the trainer of Gary Kasparov for World Cadet Championship. On the base of his work, the next generation of the Lvov Chess school appeared – Vassily Ivanchuk, Irina Chelushkina, Iossif Dorfman, Katerina Lahno, Andrei Volokitin, the Muzychuk sisters, and many other young IGMs. Nowadays he lives in Hannover, Germany. His pupils wish him many more long and productive years.
2009.05.01 Happy 75th birthday, Anatoly Bykhovsky!
The FIDE Trainers' Commission wishes a very happy 75th birthday to our Commission member Anatoly Bykhovsky, International Master and International Arbiter. Bykhovsky was trainer of the Soviet Union (later Russian) National Junior Team starting in 1967 until 1991 when it was first created, with World Champions Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik all amongst his three generations of students! In more recent years he has been long time personal trainer of very great talent Alexander Grischuk and currently serves as Chairman of Trainers' Council of the Russian Chess Federation.
Happy Jubilee from TRG!
2013.05.12 TRG congratulates great and respected trainers jubilees:
100 year jubillee of Igor Zakharovich Bondarevsky, a Soviet Russian Grand Master in both over-the-board and correspondence chess, an International Arbiter, trainer, and chess author. Bondarevsky shared the 1940 Soviet title, and later coached World Champion Boris Spassky.
2013.02.11 TRG congratulates great and respected trainers jubilees:
100 year jubillee of the trainer of Boris Spassky and Viktor Kortchnoi - Vladimir Zak
К столетию со дня рождения Владимира Григорьевича Зака
2011.08.17 TRG congratulates great and respected trainers jubilees:
100 year jubillee of Grand Master Mikhail Botvinnik
Living legends speak about Botvinnik
2010.05.01 TRG congratulates great and respected trainers jubilees:
100 year jubillee of the trainer of Boris Spassky and Paul Keres - GM Alexander Tolush
2010.04.17 TRG congratulates great and respected trainers jubilees:
100 year jubillee of the trainer of Paul Keres - Honorary Grandmaster Vladas Mikenas
2010.04.04 TRG congratulates great and respected trainers jubilees:
100 year jubillee of the trainer of the Soviet Women's Team and GM David Bronstein - GM Alexander Konstantinopolsky