Learn from the Legends 2nd Edition - Marin

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ChessCafe.com Book of the Year 2005

British Chess Federation BOOK OF THE YEAR 2005 nominee

In this ambitious work Mihail Marin examines and explains the contribution from the chess legends who influenced him strongly in his own development. This personal and sympathetic journey into the best chess of yesterday is guaranteed to help the readers in their games. As we all know: those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mihail Marin is a grandmaster from Romania. His books for Quality Chess have established him as one of the world's finest chess authors.

Features

  • Rubinstein's excellent rook endgame technique
  • Alekhine's expertise with the heavy pieces
  • Botvinnik's ability for deep analysis
  • Tal's handling of heavy pieces vs. minor pieces
  • Petrosian's positional exchange sacrifices
  • Fischer's strength with the king's bishop
  • Karpov's handling of bishops of opposite colour
  • Korchnoi the rebel
Specifications
  • 336 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Quality
  • Published: March, 2006
Reviews
  • "My favourite book in 2005" GM Matthieu Cornette
  • "the best chess book in the last two decades," according to Jeremy Silman






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