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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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My Best Games: v. 1 & 2 : Victor Korchnoi :

Korchnoi’s 80th birthday edition has Black and White in one volume, with 10 extra games. Spanish Exchange Variation Stefan Kindermann. Secrets of Positional Play Artur Yusupov.

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This is a one volume re-print of HIS older classics in fashionable Korchnoi style As it turned out Spassky has usually been regarded as a gentleman and I’m not aware korchnnoi anything really bad about Karpov. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. In a book about one’s own games, there’s the temptation to applaude oneself.


Perhaps they were afraid that the increased cost will prevent good enough sales to justify production, in other words they wanted to pay tribute korcnnoi Korchnoi but at the same time watching over their bottom line.

It belongs on every serious chessplayer’s shelf. Korchnoi playing 55 games as white and 55 games with black. 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. Donald is currently reading it Jul 15, I mentioned I was working through Korchnoi’s games on another thread and promised a brief review.

EdoubleU52 15 min ago. My Best Games by Viktor Korchnoi. 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.

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His games are not usually pretty and often involve him out calculating his opponent in the middlegame and trading down to a winning endgame. Review “In all of chess history you cannot find another player with his long-lived descipline, vigour, and ferocity. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Trivia About My Best Games. The GM gamea acknowledge defeat of offer a handshake.


I played besr two from each volume every week.

A reprint of Edition Olms’ collection of Korchnoi’s games in 2 volumes, Volume 1 his games as White and Volume 2 his games as blackthe earlier volume becoming the recipient of British Chess Federation “Book of the Year” Award for So why 4 stars instead of 5, one may ask?

Korchnoi’s best games. Club players and class players will find this book to be extremey readable. Where it differs from Fischer’s “My 60 Memorable Games” and similar books is the absence of narcissism. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He is quite happy playing the man rather than the board.

My Best Games

A fitting tribute to a great player and wonderful gift for his 80th birthday. Return to Book Page.

But ultimately there were just far too many analytical mistakes in his notes. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Korchnoi avoids lengthy variations and instead provides succinct, candid comments.