*With Chen ZuDe*

Xinwen with Chen ZuDe, 2010
Xinwen with Chen ZuDe, 2010

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Just today [1st November, 2012], not only Xinwen but everyone else who has been Chinese Fuseki lovers totally flabbergasted to comprehend the death of Chen ZuDe (陈祖德). The cause of his decease was failure to recover from cancer at the age of 68.

Chen ZuDe (陈祖德) was the father of Chinese Fuseki, was also the president of Chinese Chess Association and the president of Chinese Weiqi Association. He was the first to attain 9-dan in modern era.

A website dedicated to master Chen at http://sports.sohu.com/s2012/chenzude/

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*Picture with Chen ZuDe*

Hui Yee with Chen ZuDe (陈祖德)
Hui Yee with Chen ZuDe (陈祖德)
During the 2010, Nanning Weiqi International Tournament
During the 2010, Nanning Weiqi International Tournament
Wynes Leong from Malaysia
Wynes Leong from Malaysia
*Peng Hui* with Chen ZhuDe
*Peng Hui* with Chen ZhuDe, 2009

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*External Links*

http://www.lifein19x19.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3248

http://news.sina.com.tw/article/20121101/8204582.html

http://www.anusha.com/chenzude.htm

http://www.usgo.org/news/2011/02/chen-zude-9p-battling-cancer-again/