CHESS TOURNAMENTS

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    Year of Publication
    1993 2013 1993 to 2013
    Author(s)
    1. Alexander Alekhine (1)
    2. Geza Maroczy (1)
    3. Mad Euwe (1)
    4. Miguel Najdorf (1)
    5. Mikhail Tal (1)
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    1. GM Jesse Kraai (1)

      AVRO 1938 - The Ultimate Chess Tournament
      In 1938, a major controversy existing in the international chess world. Alexander Alekhine had recently regained the title of World Champion by convincingly defeating Max Euwe in a rematch for the title. The question remained as to which grandmaster should have the privilege of challenging Alekhine for the next title match. Various players citing excellent results in recent tournaments made claim to be the next challenger. But who was the second best player in the world?

      In order to help settle this dispute, a Dutch radio company, Allgemeese Vereningun Radio-Omroep (A.V.R.0.) organized a tournament exclusively of the eight strongest players in the world at the time, with the belief that the winner of the tournament, if not Alekhine himself, would earn the right to the next World Chess Championship.

      This book describes, in detail, that tournament, the circumstances that lead up to it, the participants and their games, as well as the results of the legendary, but under-appreciated tournament.
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      AVRO 1938 - The Ultimate Chess Tournament

      Catalog Code: CB0097CD

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      Tal Botvinnik 1960
      One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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      Tal Botvinnik 1960

      Catalog Code: B0001RE
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      New York 1924
      One of the most remarkable and famous chess tournaments ever took place in New York City in March and April 1924. It had a narrative that is still striking today: Three world champions, undisputed world champions mind you, fulfilling their destiny. The stunning performance of the 55-year-old former world champion Emanuel Lasker. The seemingly invincible reigning world champion Jose Capablanca suffering his first loss in eight years. And all 110 tournament games deeply annotated by future world champion Alexander Alekhine.
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      New York 1924

      Catalog Code: B0003RE
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      London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921
      21st Century Edition
      London 1922 is important for all these reasons, but it also served as the setting for the creation of the famous 'London Rules' which would for years govern the way in which prospective challengers to the title would have the right to play the champion. As an added bonus, all fourteen games of the 1921 Capablanca-Lasker title match - with annotations by Capa himself - have been added to this new 21st-century edition.
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      London 1922 & Capablanca-Lasker 1921

      21st Century Edition
      Catalog Code: B0043RE

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      Zurich 1953
      15 Contenders for the World Chess Championship
      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
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      Zurich 1953

      15 Contenders for the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0058RE
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      50 Years of Tal-Botvinnik - 4 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 24
      GM Jesse Kraai currently resides in Berkeley, California. His most notable chess achievements are winning the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 1989 and 1990, and competing in the U.S. Championship from 2002-2006.
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      50 Years of Tal-Botvinnik - 4 DVD's - Chess Lecture - Volume 24

      Catalog Code: DVD0024CL
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      The Hague-Moscow 1948
      Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship
      On March 24, 1946, the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine, passed away. He was the first – and still the only – champion to die while holding the title. To select a new champion, a powerful quintuple round-robin was held in The Hague and Moscow. The five strongest players of the era, including one former world champion, two future world champions, and two perennial contenders, took part in a grueling two-month, 25-round tournament
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      The Hague-Moscow 1948

      Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0068RE
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