Miro brings joy to the City of Joy, Kolkata
The voice of maximum elite level chess tournaments, Ukrainian GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko visited Kolkata in April to train two of his secret students. On 6th and 7th April, there were open sessions for anyone to attend his workshop and play a simultaneous match. He is not only a commentator but a mentor, trainer and FIDE Instructor too. He has trained Anna Muzychuk. He himself won Ukrainian championship and finished joint first in Mumbai Mayor's Cup in 2009. Mind Game Chess Academy organized a two-day workshop cum simultaneous event in Press Club Kolkata. In this report, you will find a few positions discussed by Miro in the session, simultaneous matches played by him and an interview of him.
Miro shares his voice and enchants the budding players of Kolkata
We are all familiar with GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko doing commentary on almost all elite level chess tournaments. However he is also FIDE Senior Trainer, who has trained former Women's World Rapid and Blitz champion, Anna Muzychuk of Ukraine. 'Miro' as he likes to be called, won Ukrainian championship twice in 2003 and 2008, he won the gold medal in board no. 6 in European Club Cup in 2008 and helped his team Kiev, secure 3rd position. He has also been the joint winner of Mumbai Mayor's Cup in 2009.
He starts off the day with a simple endgame pattern comprising of different positions of various difficulty.
17-year old, IM-norm holder, Srijit Paul is one of the few players who was able to defeat GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko on the second day with white pieces. Let us take a look at the game:
The event was organized by Mind Game Chess Academy, Sonarpur at Press Club Kolkata on 7th and 8th April 2018.