Semen Abramovich Furman[ edit ]

Semen Abramovich Furman (December 1, 1920 – March 16, 1978) also known as Simeon Furman was a Soviet chess player (International grandmaster) and chess theorist. He was named Honoured Trainer of USSR in 1973.

He was the trainer of Anatoli Karpov´s from 1969 to 1978 and of the combined USSR team at the Chess Olympiad of 1974 and the European championship of 1977.

Furman made valuable contributions to the development of opening theory in, for example, the Grünfeld Defence, the Nimzo-Indian Defence, the Spanish Opening and the Queen´s Gambit.

He was born in Pinsk.

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