Zurich 1953

    15 Contenders for the World Chess Championship

    Zurich 1953
    img
    Our Price: $29.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0058RE

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: June 1, 2012
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 392 Pages

    Book Description

    The Stuff of Legend. A great tournament deserves a great book. That's what grandmaster Miguel Najdorf produced in his account of one of the greatest and most important chess events of all time, the 1953 Zurich Candidates Tournament, in which 15 of the world's top players battled for the right to challenge the world champion, Mikhail Botvinnik. After two months and 210 games, many of which rank among the best ever played, Russian grandmaster Vassily Smyslov finally came out at the head of a star-studded field that included Sam Reshevsky, Paul Keres, David Bronstein, Tigran Petrosian, Efim Geller, Alexander Kotov, Mark Taimanov, Yuri Averbakh, Isaac Boleslavsky, Laszlo Szabo, Svetozar Gligoric, Max Euwe, Gideon St

    Related Products

    • Chess For Rookies
      Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
      Short Description for Chess For Rookies - B0279EM
      img

      Chess For Rookies

      Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
      Catalog Code: B0279EM

      Regular Price: $21.95

      Special Price: $8.78


    • Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations
      4TH EDITION
      ECC4 is a completely revised and updated edition of one of the fundamental books about the art of combinational chess. In comparison to the third edition there are 292 more examples but in general about 1/3 of the previous edition is changed, not to mention again the different structure. The content represents the work of our Editorial Board of experienced grandmasters and international masters. It is always possible that some known combinations were missed; however, it should be rare example. Anyway, this is one of the reasons why different editions exist and future ones will follow.
      img

      Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations

      4TH EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0008SHV
      Our Price: $53.95

    • Beating 1. e4 e5
      A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
      Grandmaster John Emms presents a repertoire for White after 1 e4 e5, based on the Italian Game and the Bishop's Opening. The lines he recommends are built upon a sound yet aggressive system of development which can be deployed against virtually every Black defence.
      img

      Beating 1. e4 e5

      A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
      Catalog Code: B0313EM
      Our Price: $26.95

    • Grandmaster Versus Amateur
      A multinational array of top grandmasters explain the difference in thinking between professional and amateur chess players, and how the amateur can bridge the gap. It usually takes at least a decade of sustained effort for even the most talented player to reach the grandmaster level - this book cannot guarantee to make the reader a chess grandmaster, but it is certainly a healthy nudge in the right direction.
      img

      Grandmaster Versus Amateur

      Catalog Code: B0054QT

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Special Price: $11.98


    • Play 1... Nc6
      A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire For Black
      Are you constantly struggling with the black pieces? Cant make up your mind which openings to play? Are you looking for something new: an all-in-one solution to your problems? Look no further! In this original book, Christoph Wisnewski, who is renowned for his innovative and adventurous opening ideas, provides the reader with an ambitious and all-encompassing repertoire for Black against every main line opening that White can play, based on the initial move 1...Nc6.
      img

      Play 1... Nc6

      A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire For Black
      Catalog Code: B0067EM
      Our Price: $26.95

    • Philidor Defense - A Re-Appraisal
      This edition is a good guide to show the players the ideas in one of the most classic, solid openings against the Classic White's King's pawn setup. All the important variations are covered in Harding's classic style.
      img

      Philidor Defense - A Re-Appraisal

      Catalog Code: CB0051CD

      Regular Price: $4.95

      Special Price: $1.98


    • SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
      img

      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies

      Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
      Catalog Code: SWB0195EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $13.48


    • SHOPWORN - Who Dares Win?
      Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
      Both players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Who Dares Win?

      Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
      Catalog Code: SWB0294EM

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Special Price: $13.48


    • SHOPWORN - American Grandmaster
      Four Decades of Chess Adventures
      In American Grandmaster, Benjamin takes the reader on a journey through chess adventures spanning more than thirty years. Tracing through his own career, from being a prodigy in the 'Fischer boom' era thorough to an experienced Grandmaster with many titles, Benjamin is in a unique position to highlight the major changes that have occurred both in US and international chess throughout the last four decades.
      img

      SHOPWORN - American Grandmaster

      Four Decades of Chess Adventures
      Catalog Code: SWB0228EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $12.50


    • Pawn Mower - Combo Edition
      The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
      Love puzzles and brain teasers? Ready for a challenge? Try this unique and challenging puzzle. Featuring over 300 puzzles from the first three Pawn Mower magazines, Pawn Mower Combo Edition has everything you need to get hooked. Think you can capture seven pawns in seven moves?
      img

      Pawn Mower - Combo Edition

      The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
      Catalog Code: B0081OB
      Our Price: $15.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb