IM Mark Dvoretsky
Posted: 10/17/2004 | Updated: 6/14/2009

IM Mark Dvoretsky is arguably the single best chess trainer/coach in the entire world (an argument you would probably win at that). He has been an International Master for nearly thirty years, and included among his many accomplishments are the preparation and development of world famous Grand Masters, such as Artur Yusupov, Sergei Dolmatov, Alexei Dreev, Andrey Zvyagintsev, and Victor Bologan. He has also assisted in the preparation of such chess superstars as Garry Kasparov and Vishy Anand.


Mark has also authored and co-authored a number of quality chess books such as "Secrets of Chess Training (which also won the British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award in 1991), "Training for the Tournament Player" and "Secrets of Chess Tactics”. These publications have been used with success where ever chess is seriously played. His books serve as the teaching cornerstones in chess courses around the world. Whether you read him to sharpen your analytical skills or read him for enjoyment, make sure you don't miss what he has to say!