Popular World Chess Champions
In 2013 chess returned to world headlines. The energetic Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen was front page news and his fans were not disappointed: the World Number 1 won the World Championship. Carlsens Assault on the Throne gives an inside view of Carlsens dramatic journey: from one of eight challengers in the London Candidates tournament, with the near disaster in the final rounds, ending with triumph in Chennai. With behind-the-scenes stories and top-level analysis of the games, Kotronias & Logothetis have written the ultimate book on how Carlsen became the 16th undisputed World Chess Champion. This hardcover edition includes over a hundred colour photographs
Carlsen's Assault on the Throne
The Prime Years
Anatoly Karpov was World Champion from 1975 to 1985 and is universally regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Award-winning author Tibor Károlyi explains Karpovs genius with a particular focus on Karpovs unrivalled grasp of strategy. In this second volume, Károlyi has selected Karpov's most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1986-2010 when Karpov was battling with his young rival Garry Kasparov for chess supremacy.
Karpov's Strategic Wins - 1986-2010 - VOLUME 2
The Making of a Champion
Anatoly Karpov was World Champion from 1975 to 1985 and is universally regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Award-winning author Tibor Karolyi explains Karpov's genius with a particular focus on Karpov's unrivaled grasp of strategy. Karolyi has selected Karpov's most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1961-1985 as the Russian star proved he was a worthy successor to Bobby Fischer.
Karpov's Strategic Wins - 1961-1985 - VOLUME 1
This CD contains all the games of the 10th World Champion, one of the superior masters of attack in chess history
Boris Spassky - 10th World Champion
The meteoric tempo with which the young Tal took the world top by storm at the end of the 50s and seized the world champion's title from Botvinnik in 1960 is already sufficient to grant him a special place in the world of chess.
1949 - 1959 - The Magic of Youth
Mikhail Tal is one of the most celebrated chess players of all time. The eighth World Champion not only won the title at a record young age, but did so using a ferocious, high-risk attacking style. Tal's spectacular games, along with his charming personality and witty sense of humour, endeared him to the chess public like no other player.
Mikhail Tal's Best Games - VOL. 1
The most complete collection of Botvinnik’s games ever compiled. Contains as many as 1.069 games played by Botvinnik from 1924 till 1970.
Mikhail Botvinnik - 6th World Champion
Includes 1300 annotated games played by the 4th World Champion Alexander Alekhine. These annotations of Alekhine and his contemporaries have been revised and enlarged.
Alexander Alekhine - 4th World Champion
640 commented games played by the 3rd World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca. All the games deeply annotated by GM Khailfman and Petersburg IMs.
Jose Raul Capablanca - 3rd World Champion
Emanuel Lasker - A dashing young man with a passion for philosophy appeared on the global stage in 1894 to challenge the reigning World Chess Champion Wilhelm Steinitz. Emanuel Lasker, 25, faced the 58 year old Steinitz in a three city, grueling match, in which the first man to achieve 10 outright wins would wear the crown of World Chess Champion.
Emanuel Lasker - 2nd World Champion