The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

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62 masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning, featuring games by the greatest chess masters — Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, others. Each game offers a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described and diagramed in the clearest possible manner for players of every level of skill. 146 illustrations.

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Overview

62 masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning, featuring games by the greatest chess masters — Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, others. Each game offers a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described and diagramed in the clearest possible manner for players of every level of skill. 146 illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486273020
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 11/6/1992
  • Series: Dover Chess Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 626,303
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was a Russian-American chess author who wrote more than 20 books, including the bestselling Invitation to Chess (Ishi Press) and Logical Chess Move By Move (Batsford).
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    Not in Algebraic Notation

    While I'm sure this book is still a very fine piece of chess literature, it only presents its games in descriptive notation, which I was not expecting, and if you can't read descriptive notation you may want to find another edition.

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