The Advertiser Chess Column

From Gary Koshnitsky to Mato Jelic

Gary was born in Russia in 1907, Gregor ‘Garry’ Koshnitsky

emigrated to Australia in 1926. Already a skilled chess player, Koshnitsky won

state titles in Queensland before moving to New South Wales where he remained

until 1961, when he and second wife Evelyn relocated to Adelaide. He won the

national chess championship in 1933 and 1939.

Gary Koshnitsky was writing Saturday’s advertiser chess column for many years and

then he handed it over to IM Alex Davidovic.

Alex took it over in 1993 and he informed and entertained South Australian chess lovers

until May 2021.

Mato Jelic will be writing the column starting on 29th of May 2021.

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Chess 2021-06-26


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    Dr Alex Davidovic Posted 22/07/2021 11:48 am

    The Saturday Advertiser’s chess column is in the right hands! I like your reporting style, and the choice of puzzle combinations.

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    Andrea Posted 21/07/2021 7:37 pm

    Mato’s column is great! I love his insights into gameplay and the wisdom that transpires from his texts.

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    Jenny Posted 19/07/2021 9:07 am

    Brilliant part and keep posting please

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    Evan Posted 19/07/2021 9:01 am

    On Saturday morning I enjoy drinking my coffee and reading the chess column

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    Angel Posted 02/07/2021 2:08 pm

    There is something I don’t like about the column, it is short.

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    Dan Posted 02/07/2021 2:04 pm

    Great work Mato, keep it up

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    Alvin Posted 02/07/2021 2:00 pm

    I read Saturday advertise because of the chess column.

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    daren Posted 01/07/2021 11:22 pm

    Can you show us some games from the champions of the past?

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    sarah Posted 01/07/2021 11:16 pm

    Mato I am so happy that you took over writing of the chess of the chess column for the Advertiser.

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    Beth Posted 01/07/2021 10:56 pm

    Mato i love your chess column

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    faith Posted 01/07/2021 10:37 pm

    Chess columns in the Advertiser are better than ever.

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    Rolyn Posted 26/06/2021 8:54 am

    The Saturday Advertiser Chess column is now the best ever

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    Kiana Posted 26/06/2021 8:20 am

    I love your YouTube channel and your chess column

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    Mary Posted 16/06/2021 8:44 pm

    Thank you for the awesome content

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    Wilmer Posted 16/06/2021 12:16 am

    Mato, I hope you will be writing articles for us for a long time.

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    Analyn Posted 15/06/2021 7:05 am

    I love your choice of puzzle

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