My Best Games has 6 ratings and 1 review. Alberto said: I really wanted to give this book 5 stars. Korchnoi is a great player, his games are enterprising. In this second volume of My Best Games, grandmaster Victor Korchnoi presents fifty of his best games with Black, with which he has always excelled as a. I want to give my own impression. What is true of Korchnoi may be true of other great players and I leave it to better players to differentiate.
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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Where it differs from Fischer’s “My 60 Memorable Games” and similar books is the absence of narcissism. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Donald is currently reading it Jul 15, This is an excellent excellent book! Books by Viktor Korchnoi. Korchnoi’s best games.
The hard bit is calculating the tense central aspect prior to this Korchnoi is a great player, his games are enterprising, he’s played more serious games than any other grandmaster in history, and his writing is both agmes and instructive. He is quite happy playing the man rather than the board.
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Showing of 6 reviews. Chess is My Life: The publishers korcjnoi the greatness of this book by not coming up with a hardbound copy. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Still a great read though. His games are not usually pretty and often involve him out calculating his opponent in the middlegame and trading down to a winning endgame.
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Korchnoi playing 55 games as white and 55 games with black. A clubmate of mine beat him. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. My lasting impression of Korchnoi is a fighting calculator rather than as an artist.
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Korchnoi played in a simultaneous in my region. School of Chess Excellence 2 Jorchnoi Dvoretsky. This is a one volume re-print of HIS bfst classics in fashionable Korchnoi style So why 4 stars instead of 5, one may ask?
Indeed, his passion for winning and his drive to be victorious at all costs would have been interesting to observe had he instead of Karpov been the challenger for the World Title against Fischer in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Bent Slottved rated it really liked it Sep 18, On one instance he describes how as white he played the French exchange against Vaganian whom had a bad record in this variation. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? gams
A fitting tribute to a great player and wonderful gift for his 80th birthday. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The publishers should have had more faith in their products.
Angela Maloney rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Read more Read less.
He just moved on Spectraz marked it as to-read Apr 24, The “Nolan Ryan” of the chessboard, this one volume collection is a great addition for all players. I mentioned I was working through Korchnoi’s games on another thread and promised a besh review.
Willem Sanderse rated it it was amazing Oct 19, No trivia or quizzes yet. Customers who bought this item also bought. Korchnoi’s fighting chess spirit korchboi the decades amazed the world as his over the board prowess seemed to defy aging.
A great one volume collection from one of the game’s most durable players. To ask other readers questions about My Best Gamesplease sign up. It belongs on every serious chessplayer’s shelf.