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Efim Gellerwho later earned the Grandmaster title, was second. Lipnitsky served in the Soviet Red Armyfought in the Battle of Stalingradand was decorated four times.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames. Learn more about Amazon Prime. However, what he really liked doing was playing complicated positions, a trait that many of the finest Ukraine masters seemed to have inherited. Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal. With the Black pieces: Does anybody at this forum have more facts about him? There are not many photos of Isaak Lipnitskytwice champion of the Ukraine and respected chess theoretician and author.

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As a player Lipnitsky was well trained in strategy and tactics, capable of playing all types of positions equally well. Show 25 25 50 All. A move of rare beauty! A pupil of Konstantinopolsky. Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature.


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Please try your request again later. Both were influenced by the famous coach Lpinitsky. The reader will do well to pay careful attention to this little known but instructive miniature! Pick your username now and join the chessgames community! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

That was polycythaemia, a kind of chronic leucosis. According to legend, Bobby Fischer learned Russian so that he could read this book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. V Lipnitaky vs Lipnitsky. The circumstances surrounding his death seem to be a mystery.

Born in Kiev inLipnitsky was a member of the same junior chess club as his contemporary and rival David Bronstein. With the White pieces: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This is very much a back-to-basics manual, reminiscent of Nimzowitsch’s My System, with chapters on such themes as the centre, the flanks, mobilising the pieces and so forth. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. During the second world war, Lipnitsky fought in the battle of Stalingrad and, after his return to Kiev, became one of the strongest players in Ukraine.

Lipnitsky decides, after long thought, that it is better for Black to attack than to defend the Bishop. The final moves of the game are so pretty and surprising that the judges could not resist awarding the brilliancy prize to Lipnitsky.


Seated in front is Tigran Petrosian flanked by two ladies. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He was a two-time Ukrainian champion, and was among Ukraine’s top half-dozen players from to There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This earned him the Master title.

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Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Low to High Price: I have no facts on his death. He wasn’t that old. Loading comments… Trouble loading? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

To be fair, in those days he was never a star, even though the list of his victims in tournament play is long and proud: Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Notice that Black is also threatening the deadily 18…Qd4!! In the Ukraine of his peak years, the region had more than 30 million people, and chess was very popular, with many strong players. Do you happen to know what caused Lipnitsky’s death. The position is taken from the short selection of Lipnitsky’s games at the back of lipnitskh book.