Hypnotic chess

Meriç Bilgiç

Hypnotic chess

Hypnotic chess

This novel is an autobiography of my father Ibrahim Bilgic whose birth name was Nimetullah Ismailov in Dagestan. He had a youth champion in decathlon in the whole territory of Soviet Union, awarded with a membership of the Communist Party. Even in his family, there are some members who had promoted to ministries in Moscow. He had graduated from The Medicine School of Makhachkala in both medicine and dentistry, and then he had found himself right away in the middle of the II. World War as a medical officer. He had served in the front war of Sevastopol in Crimea, founded a hospital in the famous underground galleries of Sevastopol. He had endlessly experienced tortures and illnesses in German Prisoner camps. Uncountable types of murders like an art. He had witnessed the holocaust, Jewish genocide, and even dug their mass graves. He had hidden as Russian Nicolai, flouted at death in an irrational way, and only he had survived among the others. He had played chess with the German Camp Commander for his life. He had pulled his prisoner sleigh, and crossed over the impenetrable Alps. He had supported Italian communists against Mussolini, and in love with someone, became an artist, a member of the famous Sicilian mafia, and prisoner in Italy. He had been sentenced as guilty whole his life through because of not dying but prisoned in the war. His country and KGB never given up to chase him to kill, Italian government and the communists who he had supported had attempted to sell him to Russia, he had escaped to Turkey by trusting to their being a Muslim country but they had thought he must be a communist, and CIA and MIT had not let him to survive, not even let to experience his very new marriage, consequently, MIT had embodied him and sold him to the English Civil Service MI6 in Germany. He had always founded some miraculous ways to escape. Even though he had a genius intelligence, photographical memory, utmost military technique and knowledge, memorized the masterpieces of Russian and German poetry and literature, both medical doctor and dentist, and knew seven languages very well, Turkish government had hardly regarded assistant pharmacist as suitable for him. So, he had worked on developing his mental and spiritual skills and hypnotism, amateur fishing by rowing in the Bosporus. This is an extremely extraordinary life story. This is a cinematographic novel that was a true historical document based on a witnessing first-hand, and on an oral testimony.