The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played - Chernev

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Chess competitors, from novice to regular club player, will benefit from the wealth of knowledge and clarity of explanation contained within Chernev's move-by-move commentaries on 62 masterly demonstrations of the art of positional play.

The featured players represent some of the greatest names in chess history, including nine world champions from Wilhelm Steinitz to Bobby Fischer. Their model games turn theory into practice, showing how logical planning in accordance with the features of a given position leads to purposeful maneuvering and control of the board.

Both king's and queen's side openings are represented, ranging from the Ruy Lopez to the Sicilian, the English Opening to the Nimzo-Indian, thereby covering a wide variety of typical positions players might meet in competitive play. Lively and illuminating, this is an essential guide to strategy as well as a love letter ot the art and science of chess.

Irving Chernev (1900 - 1981) was a Russian-American author of over 20 chess titles, including Winning Chess (jointly with Fred Reinfeld), a brilliant guide to chess tactics, and the bestselling Logical Chess: Move by Move.


  • 312 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Batsford
  • Published: 2014

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