Russian Federation Gurvich Abraham Solomonovich (12.02.1897 - 18.11.1962)
Soviet chess composer, International Arbiter for Chess Compositions (1956). Author of work in compositions and critical articles like “Chess Poetry” devoted to the esthetic of study (1961). Since 1925 he published about 80 studies, 46 of them were marked with distinctions. He won the 6th Individual USSR Championship in Study Compositions, and was second at the 1929 and 1955 championships.The most typical motives in his studies were positional draw and theme of mate.

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