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My 60 Memorable Games

Author : Bobby Fischer
ISBN : 9781849941044
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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One of the most important chess books ever written, reissued in celebration of a chess genius, Bobby Fischer.The American takes the reader through 60 of his games, describing his thoughts, the intricacies behind his and his opponent's strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one. You'll find beautifully simple positional play next to out-of-this-world combinations that are just breathtaking. Fischer played nearly all of these games as a grandmaster so they are at the very highest level, but his lucid commentary makes every move and idea both accessible and understandable. Every player will learn huge amounts from this book. It is essential for each chess enthusiast, competitor and professional. The controversial alterations that were made to Bobby Fischer's words in the last edition have been omitted in this book, so only the author's own words are expressed, giving aa true insight into one of the most gifted, troubled and controversial minds of the 20th century.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Magnus Carlsen 60 Memorable Games

Author : Andrew Soltis
ISBN : 1849946507
Genre : Games & Activities
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Following on from the long success of one of the most important chess books ever written, Bobby Fischer: My 60 Memorable Games, renowned chess writer Andrew Soltis delivers a book on today's blockbuster chess player Magnus Carlsen. At 28 Magnus Carlsen is already considered by many chess fans to be the greatest player of all time. He will defend his world championship title this autumn and if he wins, it will set a record of five championship match victories. This book take you through how he wins by analysing 60 of the games that made him who he is, describing the intricacies behind his and his opponent's strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one. You''ll find beautifully simple positional play next to out-of-this-world combinations that are just breathtaking. This book is essential for chess enthusiasts, competitors and professionals of all skill sets.
Category: Games & Activities

My 60 Memorable Games By Bobby Fischer In Russian

Author : Bobby Fischer
ISBN : 4871879062
Genre : Games & Activities
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"First published in the United Kingdom by Faber and Faber, 1969; revised edition published by Batsford, 1995"--T.p. verso.
Category: Games & Activities

My 60 Memorable Games

Author : Bobby Fischer
ISBN : 0923891587
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is an exact reproduction of the original 1969 classic work, "My 60 Memorable Games" by Bobby Fischer. Unfortunately, there have been many efforts by other authors and contributors to "improve" on Fischer's work by converting the text into algebraic notation and then correcting what they thought were mistakes in analysis. It turned out that what they thought were mistakes by Fischer were mistakes by themselves. Fischer's analysis was correct. Theirs was wrong. As a result, Fischer famously went on the radio to denounce those who claimed to have improved on his work. Even since his death, new editions have come out promising that there have been no changes from the original, but researchers have discovered hundreds of changes in the new editions that supposedly contain no changes. The book in your hands contains no changes at all on the inside of this book. Even a typo on the first page has been preserved.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

This Crazy World Of Chess

Author : Larry Evans
ISBN : 9781580425568
Genre : Games
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Category: Games

Timman S Titans

Author : Jan Timman
ISBN : 9789056916732
Genre : Games & Activities
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The Stories and the Games: Alekhine – Euwe – Botvinnik – Smyslov – Tal - Petrosian – Spassky – Fischer - Karpov – Kasparov For many years Jan Timman was one of the best chess players in the world. He combined his brilliant successes on the board with a passion for writing and meticulously analysing his own games and those of his rivals. Three times he was a World Championship Candidate and in 1993 he played in the final of the FIDE World Championship. In this fascinating book, Jan Timman portrays ten World Chess Champions that played an important role in his life and career. Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946) he never met, but the story of how in Lisbon he bought one of the last chess sets belonging to the fourth World Champion is one of many highlights in this book. Timman has a keen eye for detail and a fabulous memory, and he visibly enjoys sharing his insider views, including many revelations about the great champions. Timman’s Titans not only presents a personal view of these chess giants, but is also an evocation of countless fascinating episodes in chess history. Each portrait is completed by a rich selection of illustrative games, annotated in the author’s trademark lucid style. Always to the point, sharp and with crystal-clear explanations, Timman shows the highs and lows from the games of the champions, including the most memorable games he himself played against them.
Category: Games & Activities

Fischer World Champion

Author : Max Euwe
ISBN : 9789056914882
Genre : Games
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In 1972 Bobby Fischer famously beat Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union in Reykjavik to win the world title. This book tells the classic story of that match, including the perplexing prelude and the dramatic games. This is a NEW EDITION following the death of Bobby Fischer, with a new introductory tribute to Fischer by former world champion Garry Kasparov, and a new preface by Jan Timman, in which he relates of his stunning meeting with Bobby in 1990 in a night club in Brussels.
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Chess Life Review

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ISBN : UVA:X000264894
Genre : Chess
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Prayers For Bobby

Author : James Martin
ISBN : 1784656259
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James Martin, growing up in halcyon Sydney in the 1970's, had never heard the name 'Bobby Fischer'. And yet, when this most controversial, both fêted and maligned, and much loved American won the World Chess Championship against incumbent Boris Spassky of Russia, in Reykyavik, Iceland in 1972, he was, having singlehandedly done what neither Napoleon or Hitler could do-annex Moscow-in the words of one observer, in world-wide fame second only to Jesus Christ. Fischer, an intensely private man, "had a problem". In apparent solution to that 'problem', Fischer - disappeared... Due to a problematic relationship with his own father, James Martin, having decided in 1980 to 'learn how to play chess, ' encountered a man with integrity, super-brilliance, wittiness, greatness, and, let's face it, magnificent good looks, and, first through Fischer's two books on chess, Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess and My 60 Memorable Games, and subsequent submersion in the gargantuan lore concerning him - fell in love! With Prayers for Bobby, James presents a series of ninety sonnets through which a veritable horde of admirers, or 'pray-ers', offer their solidarity in devotion to "the greatest of them all" - all the time asking: "Will the real Bobby Fischer please stand up?"

Chess Life

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ISBN : PSU:000052764530
Genre : Chess
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Total Chess

Author : David Spanier
ISBN : UCSC:32106016919984
Genre : Chess
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Category: Chess

Chess Publications

Author : Books Llc
ISBN : 1156073073
Genre : Games
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 81. Chapters: Chess books, Chess magazines, Chess websites, Internet Chess Club, Libro de los juegos, Chess in early literature, Chess libraries, Chess columns in newspapers, Chess or the King's Game, Chess game collection, List of chess books, A-L, List of chess books, M-Z, Trait des Amateurs, Chess endgame literature, Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, My 60 Memorable Games,, Free Internet Chess Server, Basic Chess Endings, My Great Predecessors, G ttingen manuscript, Modern Chess Openings, De ludo scachorum, Chess Player's Chronicle, World Chess Live, Cleveland Public Library, World Chess Network, The Queen's Gambit, ChessBase, List of chess periodicals, SchemingMind, ChessCube, Chess Review, Chess Informant, ChessWorld,, Deutsche Schachzeitung, Chess Life, GameKnot, Lasker's Manual of Chess, Poems and Problems, My System, Libro de la invencion liberal y arte del juego del axedrez, The Royal Game, New In Chess, Die Schwalbe, American Chess Quarterly, A History of Chess, Handbuch des Schachspiels, British Chess Magazine, The Problemist, Le Palam de, Quality Chess, The Kings of New York, Everyman Chess, The Week in Chess, Chess for Juniors, 64, The Chess Monthly, All the King's Horses,, Playchess, Europe checs, OlimpBase, The Oxford Companion to Chess, Fairy Chess Review, Chess on Yahoo! Games, The Game and Playe of the Chesse, American Chess Bulletin, Versus de scachis, Kingpin, International Chess Magazine, Gambit Publications, Shakhmatny Bulletin, Shakhmaty v SSSR, Jaque, Chess Informant Expert, The Game of Chess. Excerpt: Connection Timeout Connection Timeout Trait des Amateurs is the short name of the celebrated book Trait Th orique et Pratique du jeu des Echecs, par une Soci t des Amateurs. published in France in 1786 and subsequently translated into German and English. "The Traite...
Category: Games

Bobby Fischer For Beginners

Author : Renzo Verwer
ISBN : 9789056915575
Genre : Games
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Everything you always wanted to know about world chess champion Bobby Fischer, complete with easily accessible examples of his chess playing style, in one compact and very readable volume. His youth in Brooklyn, his astonishing career, his many conflicts, his girlfriends and his tragic death in exile in Iceland in 2008: it is all there. You don?t need to be an accomplished chess player to be thrilled by the triumph and the tragedy of this lone genius.
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The Social Organization Of Sports Medicine

Author : Dominic Malcolm
ISBN : 9780415884440
Genre : Medical
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During the twentieth century the relationship between sport and medicine has eveloped in the context of broader social, cultural and politico-economic processes. This includes increasing scientific understanding of the human body, growing attention to lifestyle as a health-risk factor, the development of health promotion, and a shifting balance of power between the medical profession, allied health professions and patients. In conjunction with the rationalization, internationalization and commercialization of sports performance, these processes have combined to lead to the expansion of the system of sports medicine in any, if not all, Western nations. This volume charts changing perceptions of sport within medical discourse, attempts by sports medicine providers to forge professional identities in response to these processes, the day-to-day experiences of deliverers of sports medicine and the reactions of recipients of that healthcare.
Category: Medical

The Fighting Dragon

Author : Paul Powell
ISBN : 1936277743
Genre : Games
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What's the best way to start learning a new opening? You can either fill your head with masses of variations and then try to keep it all straight at the chessboard, or you can absorb key patterns and themes that crop up over and over again in your chosen variation. In The Fighting Dragon, NM Paul Powell takes the second approach. Using a carefully selected collection of short games from international play, Powell shows the dangers that lurk for White in one of the sharpest lines from the whole Sicilian complex, the Yugoslav Attack. In the process, the author lays out a different approach to mastering not just the opening, but both chess and even life itself. Trying out different ideas is essential to chess improvement, and so The Fighting Dragon showcases a variety of ways for Black to handle White's responses. After taking in the key concepts, aspiring Dragon players can then deepen their understanding with three dozen critical test positions. "I will not worry about winning or losing rating points," writes Powell in the Introduction, "I will embrace the spirit of a warrior." Take up The Fighting Dragon and start your journey.
Category: Games