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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To ask other readers questions about My Best Gamesplease sign up. Chess is My Life Victor Korchnoi. Its a shame, really and I hope the people at Olms will change their minds and and find the courage in their hearts to publish a hardback copy of this edition.
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What is true of Korchnoi may be true of other great players and I leave it to better players to differentiate Korchnoi is unique among all the chess players–perhaps no one wants to win more than he.
Sep 7, 1. He is one of the greatest truth-seekers. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Customers who bought this item also bought. Mate in 13 for White Tacticsfull 12 min ago. With an interesting and incredibly hard life story behind his talent, Korchnoi may arguably one of the strongest chess players not to ganes the world title.
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Owen M rated it it was amazing Jun 27, The GM didn’t acknowledge defeat of offer a handshake. No trivia or quizzes yet. Spanish Exchange Variation Stefan Kindermann.
See all 6 reviews. Want to Read saving…. I mentioned I was working through Korchnoi’s games on another thread and promised a brief review.
My Best Games: v. 1 & 2
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Korchnoi’s fighting chess spirit through the decades amazed the world as his over the board prowess seemed to defy aging. Amazon Inspire Gammes Educational Resources. Pages with related products. A great one volume collection from one of the game’s most durable players.
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So why 4 stars instead of 5, one may ask? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Bent Slottved rated it really liked it Sep 18, He is quite happy playing the man rather than the board.
Actually, I would have removed just half a star for Olms’ omission besh Amazon’s system wouldn’t allow me to do that.
Secrets of Creative Thinking Artur Yusupov. He just moved on On one instance he describes how as white he played the French exchange against Vaganian whom had a bad record in this variation.
My Best Games (Progress in Chess): Victor Korchnoi: : Books
This book is thick, well bond, lies flat when opened with an unusual flap-folded cover similar to a HARD cover edition, but this is a paperback!
The books are published by “Progress in Chess”. There is an anecdote of Korchnoi that came my way. Volume 2 David Bronstein. I own both volumes of the earlier editions but I bought this book without any hesitation whatsoever as soon as it came out and my decision has been thoroughly justified as I am now a very happy owner of what I would call a keeper of a great book. A fitting tribute to a great player and wonderful gift for his 80th birthday.
Description 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 determined defender, ready, when the opportunity presents itself, to switch to counterattack. A hardworker and despite observations about his conduct, within the realm of chess, an extremely honest supplier of question marks to both himself and his opponent.
I played through two from each volume every week. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. A typical Korchnoi games involves a main stream opening with some original twist – a combination of classic chess plus an element of poker. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 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 determined defender, ready, when the opportunity presents itself, to switch to counterattack.
Paperbackpages. Please try again later. I really wanted to give this book 5 stars.