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    Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

    Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine

    Product Code: B0132EM

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    Publisher: Everyman Chess
    Author: Garry Kasparov
    Year of Publication: 2003

    Pages: 464
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionThe battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship. Garry Kasparov, who is universally acclaimed as the greatest chessplayer ever, subjects the play of his predecessors to rigorous analysis.

    Volume 1 features the play of champions Wilhelm Steinitz (1886-1894), Emanuel Lasker (1894-1921), Jose Capablanca (1921-1927) and Alexander Alekhine (1927-1935 and 1937-1946). These books are more than just a compilation of the games of these champions. Kasparov's biographies place them in a fascinating historical, political and cultural context. Kasparov explains how each champion brought his own distinctive style to the chessboard and enriched the theory of the game with new ideas. All these games have been thoroughly reassessed with the aid of modern software technology and the new light this sheds on these classic masterpieces is fascinating.

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    Product Details

    ISBN 1857443306
    Manufacturer Everyman Chess
    Author(s) Garry Kasparov
    Pages 464 Pages
    Publication Date Jan 1, 2003
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
    Popular Series My Great Predecessors
    BOOK - Binding Type Hardcover

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