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Nesis Cup
Gennady NESIS,

Director of the tournament,
Honored Master of Sports,
International Arbiter,
Honored coach of Russia.

Gennady Nesis was born on May 22, 1947 in Leningrad. Merited Master of Sports, International Grand Master ICCF, honored coach of Russian Federation, International Arbiter, FIDE Senior Trainer.
Gold medal holder of the Olympiad, World and European Correspondence Chess Championships with national team.
Winner of the ICCF World Cup, Keres Memorial and Von Massow Memorial.
Dozens of articles and books about different chess problems belong to the experienced literary man's pen.
His works "Art of exchange" (The Daily Telegraph: "It is original and deep contribution to chess idea.") and series of monographs "Tactics in the Chess Opening" (The Yorkshire Post: "Interesting and very instructive series which simultaneously teaches players the chess openings and develops their tactical skill.") were particularly highly commended in the world.
In service record of Nesis, the coach and lecturer, there is a participation in sessions of Smyslov's school, work as the coach of the USSR national team in Leningrad, Theory and History of Chess teaching in the universities, public speaking in our country and abroad. Many of his pupils became the famous Grand Masters and Masters. But the creative unit with Alexander Khalifman, who won Chess Crown in Las-Vegas in1999, was the most productive.

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