November 19, 2011
Kazahkh chess Master who played in the 1947 Soviet Championship. Economist. Eleven time winner of the Kazakhstan chess championship.
A teacher and expert in theory, he is one of the founders of the Pirc defence.
Alexander Kotov said: his performance genuinely delights chess enthusiasts, who apreciate the charming, interesting games of Ufimtsev and the wide bearth of his ideas.