Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ilye Figler 1947-2018

International master Ilye Figler [pictured] has passed away from cancer.

On a related note, I will be substituting for IM Farai Mandizha tomorrow in the chess class at the Museum of Russian Art, on behalf of 101 Discoveries

Farai will be attending the funeral for Ilye who was his fellow chess coach at Hunter College Campus Schools.