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. It seems that Nunn (who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was) is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in. Irving Chernev, Logical Chess: Move by Move () has earned its place as a classical text that is often recommended to players who seek to.

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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 He I had truly written this book off as: 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. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Some people might not like the style of how ideas are repeated over and over, like explaining the first moves the Queens Gambit again and again.

Chess Mastery Through Chess Imbalances. An absolutely brilliant book. This is a fabulous book.

Irving Logixal, Logical Chess: See and discover other items: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Highly recommended to any enthusiast who wants to build a platform to be more than just a hobb The first book on chess I’ve read that wouldn’t strictly be for beginners.


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Learn arithmetic before you tackle algebra. Mini skills 1 day ago. I think the same can be said for Chernev’s work; after all, it’s not for nothing that this instructional book from is still topical today. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

So I have moev admit that I am more than a little biased. He also throws in humor every so often to keep the interest of the reader, because chess can quickly turn into a boring game if treated dryly.

Mar 18, Viktoria rated it it was amazing Shelves: Don’t settle for a computer unless you never play over the board in the first place. Logical Chess Move By Move: Chernev, like every other author of his time, plus and minus several decades, had no access to a “Grand Master in his pocket” like my handy dandy Droid phone.

Logical Chess?

Develop your pieces, don’t let them sit on the back rank. So basically his advice boils vhess to “make the right move at the right time.

I enjoyed reading it, it changed the way I think about chess, specially in the opening phase. Dass er Fehler macht, etc. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

What’s more, the final move of this particular game, as played in Berlin inBlack’s 17th move, is not a forcing move. Whose Boat Is This Movve I was so obsessed with chess from the start that I played through every game in this book at a shamefully fast pace –“shameful,” in the sense that it was indicative of a waste of life or a lack of having a life. This is a classic chess book explaining every move in easy to understand words.


Chernev sticks to his promise.

More About Irving Chernev’s Logical Chess, Move by Move

On The Road to Chess Master. In Logical ChessChernev himself prepares his readers for that glorious day by confessing, essentially, that ultimately there are no rules: Some people might be able to read the book without setting up pieces, but I was not able to do this and fully understand all of the variations and ideas.

It’s a great book alright, but it was written back in the days when computers comprised a room full of vacuum tubes, and had maybe 1 KB of memory less than enough to hold just my Amazon review here.

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