WorldCat Identities

Sosonko, Genna 1943-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 59 publications in 4 languages and 239 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Software 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: GV1438, 794.109470904
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Most widely held works about Genna Sosonko
 
Most widely held works by Genna Sosonko
Smart Chip from St. Petersburg And other tales of a bygone chess era by Genna Sosonko( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smart Chip from St. Petersburg contains portraits of players, both famous and forgotten, from the golden age of Soviet chess, as well as highly personal views on the psychology of the game and its players. It radiates the author's love and devotion to chess, yet is tempered by objectivity and detachment. It will enchant not only chess players, but all who recognize the cultural value of chess
Russian Silhouettes by Genna Sosonko( )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dissolution of the Soviet Union marked the end of a unique chapter in the history of chess. With hindsight we can only marvel at the pivotal place the royal game occupied in the biggest country in the world. Originally embraced by Lenin as 'gymnastics of the mind', chess developed into an ideological weapon during the Cold War. Supported by the Soviet leadership, chess champions, from Mikhail Botvinnik on, grew into symbols of socialist excellence. As a respected trainer who became a world-class grandmaster after leaving Leningrad and moving to Holland in 1972, Genna Sosonko observes Sovie
The World Champions I Knew by Genna Sosonko( )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'At the time Botvinnik was the personification of chess in the Soviet Union - river: Volga, poet: Mayakovsky, goalkeeper: Yashin, chess player: Botvinnik. And suddenly - a kid with a name as short as a gunshot: Tal!' Genna Sosonko's riveting portrait of Mikhail Tal, the Magician from Riga who to this day mesmerizes chess fans all over the world, bears all the hallmarks of the author's inimitable writing. Few - if any - knew 'Misha' as well as his good friend and training partner. Here you see the real Tal: nonchalant genius, charming wit, womanizer, cult hero and drug addict. Mikhail Tal is on
The Reliable Past by Genna Sosonko( )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Reliable Past is the eagerly awaited sequel to Russian Silhouettes, Genna Sosonko's marvellous collection of portraits from the golden age of Soviet chess. Sosonko, who left Leningrad to settle in Holland in 1972, described champions and other key figures of Soviet chess from a privileged dual perspective. In this new book, the author again shows himself a perceptive chronicler of a time when chess occupied a unique position in his native country; but he also wanders across its borders with his memories of Dutch World Champion Max Euwe and a touching tribute to the first ever British grand
Max Euwe : een persoonlijke herinnering by Genna Sosonko( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografische schets van de Nederlandse schaker (1901-1981)
New in chess yearbook by Gena Sosonko( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internationaal schaakjaarboek, toegespitst op openingen, met volledige partijen
De schaakopening by A. C. van der Tak( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schaak 75 : een overzicht van het Nederlandse schaak in het afgelopen jaar by Jan Timman( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in Dutch and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dialogi s shakhmatnym Nostradamusom by Genna Sosonko( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Russian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nejen o Salo Flohrovi- by Genna Sosonko( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tal a další eseje by Genna Sosonko( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selection of biographical essays told from an anecdotal and personal point of view about chess players Sosonko knew in both the Soviet Union and the West. Includes essays about Michail Tal, David Bronstein, Boris Vainstein, Tigran Petrosian, Bobby Fischer, Ratmir Kholmov, Paul Keres, Vasiliĭ Smyslov, and Michail Botvinnik
Znal jsem Capablanku- by Genna Sosonko( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Antonio, 1972 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalan Bogo-Indian by Genna Sosonko( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes over 12,500 games, notes by masters and grandmasters for over 1000 games, yearbook surveys on the Catalan opening and the Bogo-Indian defense, information about authors with illustrations, and explanations by famous players. Allows links to chess programs such as Rebel 7 and 8, Mchess Pro 4 and 5, Fritz 4 and 5, and Kalisto II
My best games by Viktor Korchnoĭ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised and enlarged special anniversary edition for his 80th birthday includes both volumes with his games with white and black
Dialogi s šachmatnym nostradamusom by Genna Sosonko( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New in chess yearbook 104 : [the chess player's guide to opening news] ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eleventh Interpolis Chess Tournament, Tilburg, 1987, September 15-October 7 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10e Interpolis schaaktoernooi 1986 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sosonko, .. 1943-
Sosonko, G. 1943-
Sosonko, G. (Genna), 1943-
Sosonko, Genna 1943-
Sosonko, Gennadi 1943-
Sosonko, Gennadij 1943-
Сосонко, Генна 1943-
Сосонко, Геннадий Борисович 1943-
Languages
English (33)
Dutch (8)
Czech (7)
Russian (3)
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