My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer Logical Chess Move By Move by Irving Chernev The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal by Mikhail Tal Bobby Fischer. It seems that Nunn (who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was) is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in. Before we look at GM John Nunn’s opinion of Logical Chess, here are sample dicta from Chernev’s book, typical of his teaching approach as he.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Useful, simple and practical book! Chernev is also an engaging writer, writing with passion whenever a good move is played.

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Hardest Mate in 4 of All Time anup30 2 min ago. Not technical – but not condescending either. Account Options Sign in. Look for used copies of either one at amazon, I just did which is how I know which one is cheaper. I would say it’s for anyone with a rating of up to or so. Just by repeating the basic principles one already memorizes and adapts them easily and I caught myself looking at a position on the chess board in a logicxl way.

Avoid the Torturous Draw. The first book on chess I’ve read that wouldn’t strictly be for beginners. Chess Skills Social Media. Trivia About Logical Chess Mov Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Bxc6 7 months ago. Nunn has argued that Logical Chess Move by Move is a severely limited work produced by a weak player. Dad beat me every game we played from 6 years old to the ninth grade. Chess Stack Exchange moe best with JavaScript enabled.


It would certainly be my recommendation for the beginning player. It helps you understand the strategies and thought processes behind the masters of the game.

Oogical 6 months later Batsford reprinted it and I picked it up. Is it still a good investment? The book is clearly for Beginners and suffers a little bit from using old example games and I really mean old!

For me this filled the gap between the Masters’ books that i do not understand talking about positions 6 moves down the line, and beginners’ books that tell you how the knight moves. The open games in the first half are very entertaining, but the second half contains too many Queen Gambits. While they may not be for all those who end up being grandmasters like Nunn, I think they are worthwhile to thousands like me who have continued learning this game because of their influence.

Here are three key criteria I use for including a book on my overlearning list: The section on the kingside attack was immediately applicable to my own games, and I adored the included Capablanca games. Players with attractive female avatars Pryder 8 min ago.

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This might just be the best book for class players to read. Outstanding book for the beginning chess player. A great deal depends on what he does, or lets you do. Download the games into your UCI and the descriptive notation becomes transparent.

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Improving the Novag Citrine Interface 2 years ago. There are plenty of best practices ironed in with italics throughout the length of the book and nove author is quite happy to present them, making exception however for his hero Capablanca.


May 15, Jason rated it really liked it. That being said I can’t much explain why I stalled out just past halfway through although I am actively seeking to improve my chess. Feb 14, Jishnu rated it it was amazing.

Real life sucks 1 year ago. Logical Chess was my first chess book, which accounts for my familiarity with it, and fondness for it. Oct 26, Paul Bryant rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Irving Chernev.

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This book and our games gave practical impetus to my love for chess. Does a good job of explaining the ideas behind moves especially opening moves in easy to understand language. If you were to try and take every word in Chernev’s book as gospel for the rest of your chess career, you would indeed be leading yourself astray.

To right this caissic wrong, GM Nunn cjernev his own book, Grandmaster Chess Move By Movefrom which the quotes in the lgical paragraph are loigcal, and which is fifty years more up-to-date than Logical Chess. This is not a chess book. Otherwise, this book imparts a fantastic vision such that novices should see their strategic vision begin to develop upon reading it.

I had Black and won, then won my fifth round game