Botvinnik: Selected Games explains Botvinnik’s theories, the development of Russian chess and six end game studies. The outstanding games in this volume are Mikhail Botvinnik’s own choices as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in Recently I finished going through selected games by Mikhail Botvinnik. It’s a collection of his best games up until he won the world championship for the first.
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How to Play the English Opening. Of course the verbal explanations Botvinnik gives are not to the depth of something like “logical chess: Modern Ideas in Chess. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published selecyed do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
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sepected Jayanth M rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Paperbackpages. The games are seperated by the year in which they were played. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. My 60 Memorable Games.
One Hundred Selected Games by Mikhail Botvinnik
Certainly most individual games collections I’ve seen are database dumps with variation trees after every move, making them next to useless for a class player like me who thrives on repeated verbal explanations.
They cover the period from his first big tournament — the USSR Championship ofin which the year-old Botvinnik became a master — to the International Open Preview See a Problem? He gives his honest opinion on the openings his opponents play and even gives short histories of the opening’s development.
How Good Is Your Chess? Anyway, I selecred recommend this book for intermediate players like myself. Botvinnik, an expert analyst as well botvinnok a champion, had annotated these games botvinnim, giving a complete exposition of his strategy and techniques against such leading chess players as Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov, Tartakower, Vidmar, and many others.
However if you are say a below player, this book is not for you. JM rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Of course his play was not perfect and he even gives examples of when he has gone astray, some of his battles with Botvinnij are real back and forth affairs with errors on both sides.
These games were selected and annotated by Botvinnik himself as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in How to Win in the Chess Openings. Botvinnik, an expert analyst as well as a champion, had annotated these games himself, giving a complete exposition of his strategy and techniques against such leading chess players as Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov, Tartakower, Vidmar, and many others.
Peterkein rated it liked it Mar 02, I like Botvinnik’s botvibnik of play.
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