Obituary of Valery Shikshin
News | 18.02.2020 20:15| Views: 4194 | Comments: 4

Valery Shikshin passed away on the 18th of February 2020. Valery dedicated his life to training young go players in Kazan, Russia.

Three of his students became professional go players: Ilya Shikshin 3p, Svetlana Shikshina 3p, and Alexander Dinerchtein 3p.

His students became champions of Europe innumerous times in all kinds of categories: general, youth, women, team, pair, and student.
Obituary of Valery Shikshin
Tony Claasen
20.02.2020 10:03
A very sad moment for go.
My condolences to the family.
Rob van Zeijst
24.02.2020 15:27
MY heartfelt condolences. Fortunately, he put his stamp on this world en he will not be forgotten.
Shaun Cepla
01.03.2020 4:38
Thank you EGF and commenters for your thoughts and recognition of Valery's commitment, accomplishments and love of the game.
07.03.2020 16:13
I didn't know him personally, but after many losses to his students I can confirm he did a great job, earned his rest, condolences.
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