I felt that Alekhin'es heart wasn't in writing the second volume. The chess just keeps on coming. Such slips are, however, rare, and the book is on the whole free from error.
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This leads to something like a lingering presentism in their chess psyches.
My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937
JM rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Alekhine was, in my humble estimation, one of the top five players ever to play our beloved game, and he was certainly among its greatest annotators.
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John rated it liked it Mar 04, Tt rated gsmes really liked it Aug 22, Dinesh rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Mays rated it did not like it Nov 01, Interesting annotations by Alekhine. The chess just keeps on coming. I felt that Alekhin'es heart wasn't in writing the second volume.
Nov 19, Vivekfooty rated it it was amazing. Books by Alexander Alekhine.
His play tended towards the attacking and alekuine, loading his game collection with sparkling brilliances and astonishing moves. This volume belongs in the library of every serious student of the game.
Areg rated it it was amazing Oct 15, In this new edition, there are several extra features in addition to the move from descriptive to algebraic notation.
My Best Games Of Chess by A. Alekhine
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Perhaps the only thing the Dover book has going for it is its slightly sturdier spine and paper. Such slips are, however, rare, and the book is on the whole free from error.
There are scintillating tactical brilliancies, such as against Bogoljubow at HastingsAsztalos at Kecskemetand Pirc at Bled Arindam Sarkar rated it it was amazing May 14, Lists with This Book.
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Aug 08, Bobsie67 rated it it was amazing Shelves: When attacking and combinative play was not feasible, he produced endgames of indomitable persistence and lethal technical precision. Spanning almost thirty years of tournament play, it includes historic matches against Capablanca, Euwe, and Bogoljubov, and chronicles his brilliant ascent to world mastery, his surprising defeat inand his dramatic return two years later — the first deposed champion to regain his crown.
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