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Tantale
04-11-2006, 03:48 PM
The composer who in the 30's, 40's
and 50's single-handed broke the barriers
of the thematically possible, set
new standards of imagination, fired
chess columnists to proclaim his deeds
to an amazed chess public across the
world, and yet retained to the end all his
humour and modesty, has died in his
native Leningrad.
(Excerpt from E.G. 89)
Here are 25 of his studies :
http://www.jmrw.com/Chess/Korolkov/base.htm

MichaelBaron
04-11-2006, 10:09 PM
The composer who in the 30's, 40's
and 50's single-handed broke the barriers
of the thematically possible, set
new standards of imagination, fired
chess columnists to proclaim his deeds
to an amazed chess public across the
world, and yet retained to the end all his
humour and modesty, has died in his
native Leningrad.
(Excerpt from E.G. 89)
Here are 25 of his studies :
http://www.jmrw.com/Chess/Korolkov/base.htm

True, Korol'kov was famous in the Russian chess circles for his unforgettable humour.

arosar
06-11-2006, 07:19 PM
Speaking of Russian circles, tonight Michael the Great Outdoors went to St Petersburg. Your country is really beautiful!!

AR

Desmond
07-11-2006, 08:16 AM
Speaking of Russian circles, tonight Michael the Great Outdoors went to St Petersburg. Your country is really beautiful!!

ARDid you hear about the conman travelling around impersonating a Getaway host? Getting free accomadation, meals etc. :lol: Talk about living the dream.