Grandmasters of chess

  • 317 Pages
  • 3.91 MB
  • English
Davis-Poynter , London
Chess -- History., Chess -- Biogr
Statementby Harold C. Schonberg.
LC ClassificationsGV1317 .S33 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5116719M
ISBN 100706701356
LC Control Number74189625

In Grandmasters of Chess, Harold Schonberg traces the history of modern chess through the lives of these great players from Philidor to Bobby Fisher, the kings of a most demanding and abstruse art. The book is illustrated with many extraordinary photographs and drawings; and a number of complete games are included--history making contests and /5(12).

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[Harold C Schonberg; Sam Sloan] -- Schonberg traces the history of modern chess through the lives of grandmasters who each altered the game in some way. Illustrated with drawings, photographs, and a Grandmasters of chess book of complete games.

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Game 1 Castellvi vs Vinyoles, (B01) Scandinavian, 21 moves, Game 2 Polerio vs Lorenzo, (C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, Game 3 Greco vs NN,   “Seven grandmasters contributed to this unique book, taking us on a chapter-by-chapter romp that compares the techniques of amateur and professional chess players.

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In this article we are going to have a look in the past and see the most creative ideas in the opening that Grandmasters have employed.

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Do grandmasters ever disagree on what the main purpose of a move was. Believe it or not, super grandmasters study chess much in the same way as other chess players.

They just do more of it and have been doing it all their life (in addition to having a special talent, of course).

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