Korchnoi Around the Web (Updated, Updated Again, Update #3)
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 1:14AM
Dennis Monokroussos in Viktor Korchnoi

Viktor Korchnoi died yesterday - Monday - at the age of 85, and he is being memorialized as he ought to be. The best material will probably be in Russian, and those who speak that language are invited - even encouraged - to supply any Russian language Korchnoi-related links they deem appropriate. (Likewise others with English-language links.)

Two good English-language tributes are on the Chess24 and ChessBase websites, and the Telegraph gives an excellent obituary in the mainstream press, though it could have said more about his later life and career. The same can be said for the otherwise good obit in the New York Times and the similar, slightly better version by the same author on the World Chess website. That omission is rectified by The Guardian, which even notes the two events he contested in 2015.

UPDATE: Edward Winter's Chess History site has a new (or at least newly updated) page compiling its past Korchnoi material.

UPDATE 2: Chess.com has a couple of pieces. Peter Doggers offers a good overview of Korchnoi's career, with some games, videos, and tweets. The other remembrance is by none other than Garry Kasparov. It's a pity he doesn't say even more, but to be fair he gets 200 large pages in volume 5 of Kasparov's My Great Predecessors series. (Has Karpov written or said anything about Korchnoi's passing that's on the web?)

UPDATE 3: Peter Svidler on Korchnoi.

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