Synopses & Reviews
The bestselling author of Logical Chess Move by Move guides players through 62 masterly strategies for chess success. Each game provides a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described with chess diagrams and Chernev's lively notes. The matches—all by chess greats such as Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, and Petrosian—turn theory into practice and illuminate the game for every player. This revised edition features an updated algebraic format.
Chernov explains 33 games in detail. The explanations make the moves of the master easy to follow and show the reader where to place his pieces to make powerful, telling combinations.
Having learned the basic moves, how can a player improve? In this much-loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, by explaining to the reader reasons for every single move. Playing through these games and explanations gives real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.
About 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