San Luis 2005 - Gershon / Nor

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San Luis 2005 is the most celebrated chess tournament of the decade. Bulgarian Grandmaster Veselin Topalov triumphed and proved that he is a worthy successor to World Champions such as Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this ambitious work Gershon and Nor analyze all the games from the tournament, but there is no danger of the reader drowning in masses of variations, as the authors clearly explain the ideas behind the moves. Tournament books used to be a familiar part of chess literature with Zurich 1953 a classic example, however such books are now rare because of the huge effort they demand from the authors. Gershon and Nor have risen to the challenge and produced a book that is destined to become a modern classic, a magnificent book worthy of an extraordinary tournament. Many color photographs of the event and the surrounding Argentinean scenery help the reader feel what it was like to be at San Luis 2005.

English Chess Federation BOOK OF THE YEAR - 2007

Specifications

  • 448 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Quality
  • Published April 18, 2007
Reviews
  • "The production values are of the highest order. Quality paper, clear layout and superb printing make it a collector's copy. The book is richly illustrated with color photographs, capturing the moods of players at crucial moments... While the winners are applauded, the losers are treated with sympathy. Few books have captured the agony and ecstasy of tournament chess as this work has done." - Nagesh Havanur, Kingpin
  • "SAN LUIS 2005 might well be the finest tournament book of all time. For overall content and technical excellence, it's clearly in a class by itself." - IM Jeremy Silman



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