My Best Games of Chess

    1908-1937

    My Best Games of Chess
    img
    Our Price: $34.95

    Catalog Product Code: b0064re

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: March 25, 2013
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 456

    The Genius of Alekhine-

    In chess literature, there have only been a very few chess books that have immediately-and permanently-established themselves as classics. Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker, Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti and Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual by Mark Dvoretsky are three that come to mind. There are of course others, among them My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937 by the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine.

     

    The original English edition, published three quarters of a century ago, used English descriptive notation, contained one photograph, no crosstables and was released in two separate volumes. This new 21st-century edition, presented with modern algebraic notation, has combined both books into a single volume, added more than three dozen archival photographs, crosstables, Alekhine's complete match and tournament records, a forward by Russian Grandmaster Igor Zaitsev, as well as many more diagrams.

     

    A comprehensive computer-assisted analytical supplement has also been prepared and is available for download at no extra charge, so that, if you wish, you may compare Alekhine's impressive notes with the preferences of the silicon master.

    Whether you feel as if you are revisiting an old friend, or being introduced to this splendid game collection for the first time, you will marvel at how Alekhine's games and works remain in many respects extraordinarily consonant with the modern approach. And you will not fail to be impressed by the genuine genius that is Alekhine.

     

    Related Products

    • The Games of Alekhine - PAPERBACK
      World Chess Champion - 1927-1935 & 1937-1946
      The Games of Alekhine is the first collection of all available chess games played by Alexander Alekhine, World Chess Champion from 1927-1935 and 1937-1946.
      img

      The Games of Alekhine - PAPERBACK

      World Chess Champion - 1927-1935 & 1937-1946
      Catalog Code: B0006AC
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship
      The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
      Reuben Fine was both one of the world's strongest grandmasters of chess and one of the world's leading authorities on psychoanalysis. In this book, he combines the two disciplines. This Fischer-Spassky book is really three books in one.
      img

      Bobby Fischer's Conquest of the World Chess Championship

      The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
      Catalog Code: B0031IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master
      The legendary master comes vividly to life as Dr. Hannak details his childhood, education, decision to become a professional player, great exploits in matches against Marshall, Capablanca, Tarrasch, Schlechter and other players, his happy marriage, flight from Nazi Germany and much more.
      img

      Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

      Catalog Code: B0046DV
      Our Price: $14.95

    • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
      Learn to Think the Way Bobby Does
      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
      img

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Learn to Think the Way Bobby Does
      Catalog Code: B0007IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • Win Like Kasparov!
      Learn to Play Chess Like Garry Kasparov
      Win Like Kasparov! is the first in the Win like My Hero! series by International Grandmaster Ron W. Henley. This instructional series was created for chess players to learn to play like the most heroic figures of the Royal Game. Tactics and strategy are explained through the use of visually enhanced diagrams.
      img

      Win Like Kasparov!

      Learn to Play Chess Like Garry Kasparov
      Catalog Code: B0060OB
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Reunited
      Kramnik vs. Topalov 2006
      Following the split with FIDE when World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov defended his title in a match with Nigel Short in 1993 outside of FIDE, there had been two world chess champions, the “Classical Champion” who had won his title by defeating the current champion in a long match, and the FIDE World Champion who had won one of the World Championship tournaments organized by FIDE.
      img

      Reunited

      Kramnik vs. Topalov 2006
      Catalog Code: B0243IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • Diary of a Chess Queen
      Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk chronicles her rise to the top of the chess world in this introspective autobiographical work. Drawing from personal diaries kept during her youth, Kosteniuk takes the reader from the very dawn of her career as a child star in Russia, through triumph and disappointment, and finally to the pinnacle of success on the black-and-white battlefield.
      img

      Diary of a Chess Queen

      Catalog Code: B0044EU

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $9.98


    • Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME II
      Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov and Tal
      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles that have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators.
      img

      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME II

      Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov and Tal
      Catalog Code: B0133EM
      Our Price: $44.95

    • Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME I
      Revolution in the 1970s
      This book is the first in a brand new series that follows on from My Great Predecessors and sees chess legend Garry Kasparov reflecting on a pivotal time in chess history. Bobby Fischer's spurt towards the chess summit (1970-1972) marked the approach of a new era affecting all aspects of the game and opening theory in particular.
      img

      Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME I

      Revolution in the 1970s
      Catalog Code: B0137EM
      Our Price: $44.95

    • My Best Games of Chess - 1924 -1937
      This book covers the period when Alekhine was World Chess Champion, including his match with Capablanca and his two matches with Euwe. Included as an appendix in the back of this book all 120 games in this book, in Algebraic notation, plus all 34 games in his match with Capablanca, all 30 games in his first match with Euwe and all 25 games in his second match with Euwe, all in algebraic notation.
      img

      My Best Games of Chess - 1924 -1937

      Catalog Code: B0015IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb