Unlike the book “Capablanca: Life and the Game”, the new work of famous chess historians I. and V. Linderov is a peculiar continuation of the book of the same authors that has received recognition “Lasker. The philosopher on the throne. " It examines the life and career of the ingenious Cuban maestro, and analyzes his 80 selected parties. The reader's attention will undoubtedly be attracted to interesting letters, documents and photographs related to the name of the third world champion. Title Excerpt
A great puzzle book to encourage the development of chess visualization. The planning and visualization skills taught here translate directly to over-the-board chess and have many other applications as well, for players and instructors alike.
The book tells about the history of the formation and development of the chess movement in Nikolaev, about chess players who devoted all their creative energy and put a lot of work into turning our region into one of the leading centers of chess culture in Ukraine ... & quot; Numerous photographs, commented parties, fragments, as well as composition are given. Designed for a wide range of readers.
Chess on the stage and behind the scenes: Revelations of a chess player, politician, historian Averbah
Before you is the “book of life” of an outstanding grandmaster, a participant in the tournament of applicants for the world championship, the champion of the USSR. Collected in the first part of the 64 party with detailed author comments have considerable educational value. Averbach is not only a well-known debut theorist, but also an acknowledged master of the game in technical positions and the world's best expert in the endgame: he is the author of the classic work “Chess Endings”, translated into many languages. The second part of the book consists of memories, unique in their own way. In Soviet times, only the initiates knew the background of many of the most important decisions in chess. Perhaps the most informed of them was Yuri Averbakh, who for more than three decades was a member of the elite of the Soviet and international chess federations. In addition, over the years, he helped Botvinnik, Smyslov, Petrosyan, and Tahl. Revelations of such a person are truly priceless!
The book tells about the life and work of the eleventh world chess champion Robert James Fisher (1943-2008). His childhood years are shown, the development of chess talent, becoming a master and grandmaster. It was the American Fisher who first interrupted the hegemony of Soviet champions. & Nbsp; The shocking behavior, the unpredictability of behavior, scandals and the complexity of Bobby’s character, the ups and downs of relationships with people around him, the authorities, the consequences of the Japanese captivity & raquo; - All this is discussed in detail and with comments. & nbsp;
The new book of world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk is not just a collection of the best and most memorable games, but also a fascinating, frank story about the difficult path of a little girl who, thanks to her talent, perseverance and hard work, overcame all obstacles to the chess Olympus. You will get acquainted with fragments from Alexandra’s personal diaries and take a look behind the scenes of professional chess. This book is especially useful for young chess players with whom the world champion shares her wealth of experience, as well as their parents and coaches.
The book presents the entire history of women's chess, starting with ancient times, the first tournaments and ending today. The life and work of all world champions - Vera Menchik, Lyudmila Rudenko, Olga Rubtsova, Elizaveta Bykova, Nona Gaprindashvili, Mayi Chiburdanidze, Xie Jun, Zhuzhy Polgar, Zhu Chen, Antoinette Stefanova, Xu Yuhua, as well as their main rivals in the struggle for world chess crown. The authors and the outstanding chess player, an uncrowned champion, who fought well with the male grandmasters, Judit Polgar, did not ignore the attention. It will be interesting to get acquainted with ambitious young chess players who are ready to fight for the title.
Seventh Edition! “Chess school” - the name of this popular television program at one time is familiar to very many. Her presenters responded to numerous requests and wrote this book. It is a lecture course on game theory, intended for chess players who want to improve their skills. The book has three main sections: “History and Theory of Debut” (M. M. Yudovich), “Combination and Positional Game” (A. A. Kotov), “Theory and practice of the endgame” (Yu. L. Averbakh). A large place in this textbook is occupied by exercises for independent work, developing and consolidating the knowledge gained by readers. At the end of the book are the answers to the tasks and a brief dictionary of the chess player.
Outstanding chess player (and no less outstanding pianist) Mark Taimanov played more than 4000 games for his more than half a century career. In his inherent manner, combining an exquisite syllable, erudition and artistry, he will tell about his 60 most memorable fights. Being a versatile gifted person, Taimanov at the blackboard also demonstrated masterly mastery of all the components of chess mastery. Brilliant combinational attacks, fine positional maneuvering, honed - in the collection there will be masterpieces for every taste. The author's division into chapters on thematic features makes the book not only a fascinating reading, but also an excellent teaching aid.
A historical sketch and review of the current state of Siberian chess with creative portraits of grandmasters (Tymoshenko, Weisser, etc.) and the strongest masters. Many rare chess examples. Richly illustrated. The reader & quot; will visit & quot; at the first All-Russian and Siberian congresses and championships, he learns a lot of interesting things about the chess pioneers of Barnaul, Biysk, Buryatia, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kuzbass, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Omsk, as well as about N., who stood at the helm of the country in the 20-30s. Krylenko and A. Ilyin-Geneva. The book has many rare photographs. For a wide range of readers.
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