All 33 games from Irving Chernev’s book Logical Chess: Move By Move (Every Move Explained), Faber & Faber ; New Algebraic Edition B.T. Batsford, . Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the. My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer Logical Chess Move By Move by Irving Chernev The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal by Mikhail Tal Bobby Fischer.
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Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev
For example, in one game, the author writes “And Black resigned, lovical there is no way to avoid checkmate via [a certain move]. It goes over in great detail each move from 33 games.
I don’t know much of Schiller, except that several experienced chess guys told me to avoid his books. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A grammar school student does not read books written for the senior high school!
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This is the now my favorite chess book of all time. This only developed after I read a couple tactics books and spent a lot of time on chess tempo. Batsford Chess Book Paperback: But the thing is that Chernev selected this game in order to demonstrate the vital chess concept of good development and counter-play against weaker development.
The second board serves as the “jumping off” point to look at other possibilities. Set up a giveaway. In that respect, again flaws and all, showing the moves and some of the simple ideas behind the moves, even the repetition of some bits of advice, was perfect for me.
It is a bit like telling a kindergartener that you cannot divide 5 by 2. I don’t know if it is in or out of print but if you can get it at a normal price then go for it.
Move By Move Irving Chernev. Looking for beautiful books? I grant you I was suffering from insomnia at the time. You would benefit from reading them both, simply start with Chernev then finish with Nunn in that way any corrections that are required to the way you reason about chess theory can cherne correct by the modern theory in Nunn’s book.
This is a very good book for anyone rated under about ELO — it will cover at least something they do not know. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
A wonderful collection of insightful games. Also, it was a little tedious to read thru the openings of the games and have the author tell you the same things over byy over. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. At least then I would not have had such an ego problem and there were no chess engines to argue with.
It’s a must have. It contains almost twice as many games and can be found very cheap on amazon http: Jan 04, Tahta rated it it was amazing. This is not a chess book. Very good in principle but too many old-fashioned openings. It reinforces repeatedly the critical importance of quick and efficient development in the opening, careful piece placement, strong squares, weak squares, creating threats, neutralizing threats, initiative, counterplay, obtaining an advantage, exploiting an advantage, turning positional superiority into decisive winning tactics, and patience in the endgame.
It seems that Nunn who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in Chernev’s book, and also correct in pointing out that Chernev is sometimes too quick to dogmatically conclude an overarching general principle that doesn’t properly allow for exceptions.
Jan 26, 3. Not only mlve, but Chernev is a witty writer. Pages with related products. Repeatedly solving puzzle books from the list is how one develops tactical vision of reoccurring patterns. Paperbackpages.
You love her to bg, and because of that you don’ This is not a chess book. A very modern table containing a comparison of the mobility of pieces in terms squares they could move to – which I had seen in one of Dan Heisman’s books and thought it was a great invention. Horowitz and Fred Reinfeld More comprehensive than Fischer’s puzzle book; introduction to openings, tactics, and endgames that promote pawns to queen or knight.
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Dec 14, Reinhold rated it it was amazing Shelves: OTOH he does hammer home some good points for beginners. Jan 26, 2. Granted – there is only so much to say about the initial moves, but he adds color and meaning by using example games that move in a number of different directions.
I’d recommend reading when you have a chess board in front of you to follow along. It’s a terrific first book because the commentator Chernev explains the logical thought process, or at times lack thereof, behind the moves in classic games. This book is really a prolonged defense of the queen’s pawn opening, 1.