Obituary - GM Georgy Borisenko Print
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 08:30
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On December 3 a great chess theorist GM Georgy Bosisenko passed away at the age of 91 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Dmitry Aleev (Borisenko's pupil) recollects, "He was born on May 25, 1922, a veteran of Great Patriotic War, all his life he devoted to chess. He was an optimist and a man of great life energy. He was a second of many World Champions; he trained Nona Gaprindashvili and his wife Valentina Borisenko (Belova), one of the strongest chess players of the last century.
In 1965 Borisenko was offered a job to train the chess players in Armenia, Ural and Uzbekistan. He chose Tashkent and worked there as a Trainer. Among his pupils are GM Anton Filippov and GM Timur Gareev.


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