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Questions of Modern Chess theory - Lipnitsky

Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature. It was written by a 2-time Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet Union in 1956. Russian experts say it is... Read More

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About Questions of Modern Chess theory - Lipnitsky.

Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature. It was written by a 2-time Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet Union in 1956. Russian experts say it is one of the most influential chess books of the 20th century, yet it was never published in English. Isaac Lipnitsky was a major player on the Soviet chess scene just after World War Two, strong enough to take the scalps of Keres, Smyslov and Petrosian. He would no doubt have been a household name had he not tragically passed away at a young age in 1959. The missing link between Nimzowitsch's My System and chess today, updated for the 21st century.

Nominated for Book of the Year by the Guardian

Specifications

  • 232 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Quality
  • Published September, 2008
Reviews
  • "Quality Chess also published some of the Soviet classic chess books, recommended for tournament players... Isaac Lipnitsky's Questions of Modern Chess Theory was widely read by players of my generation, including Bobby Fischer. In the original version from 1956, the Ragozin variation of the Queen's Gambit found its way into Fischer's repertoire. It is not included, but the book gives many great examples of dynamic opening play." GM Lubomir Kavalek, Huffington Post
  • "Highly Recommended." IM John Donaldson
  • "If it was important enough for Botvinnik and Fischer to hold dear, this reviewer would suggest, without reservation, that this book still belongs in every serious player's library fifty years later." Steve Goldberg, ChessCafe

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