Day Kasparov Quit

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What goes on in some of the sharpest minds on earth? Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam has collected a new series of intimate portraits of the top grandmasters of chess, winning the confidence of Garry Kasparov, Miguel Najdorf, Vishy Anand, Judit Polgar, David Bronstein, Hikaru Nakamura and many others. Anyone attracted by the mystique of the royal game will love the behind-the-scenes stories about the masters? struggle to win, their fear of losing, and the striking difference between the European and the American chess ...

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Overview

What goes on in some of the sharpest minds on earth? Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam has collected a new series of intimate portraits of the top grandmasters of chess, winning the confidence of Garry Kasparov, Miguel Najdorf, Vishy Anand, Judit Polgar, David Bronstein, Hikaru Nakamura and many others. Anyone attracted by the mystique of the royal game will love the behind-the-scenes stories about the masters? struggle to win, their fear of losing, and the striking difference between the European and the American chess scene.

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Helmut Pfleger
The portraits reveal hitherto hidden sides of the masters, thanks to most probably the best and in any case the most profound interviewer of the chess world. (Grandmaster Helmut Pfleger)
Joel Lautier
When speaking with Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam, players quickly forget that the tape recorder is running and spontaneously share their thoughts, often inspired by his perspicacious remarks.Thanks to his writing talent, the author makes his readers feel and understand why great chess players are true artists. (Grandmaster Joel Lautier, French champion)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789056911638
  • Publisher: New in Chess
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 0.84 (d)

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