All 33 games from Irving Chernev’s book Logical Chess: Move By Move (Every Move Explained), Faber & Faber ; New Algebraic Edition B.T. Batsford, . Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the. It seems that Nunn (who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was) is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in.

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Anyone who has read Chernev’s work can’t fail to see the joyful enthusiasm with which cehss brings out his ideas. Looking for beautiful books? Feb 9, 1. It was a mandatory hands-on course, my choice of shop or electronics, but the school year was —Bobby Fischer had just won the world championship—and apparently the school administration accepted the excuse that the course would have interfered with my daily chess games.

Control the center, etc. Feb 25, Mike Hickson rated it it was amazing. I think the same can be said for Chernev’s work; after all, it’s not for nothing that this instructional book from is still topical today.

There’s little or no value in reading a chess book that is too difficult to comprehend. Infact the best advice that you might receive is to throw away your chess engine, stomp on it, poke it with a big stick and make sure its dead. I enjoyed reading it, it changed the way I think about chess, specially in the opening phase. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Alles mag stimmen, es hat aber keine Relevanz.

Including the first three moves. Oct 09, John rated it really liked logiczl Shelves: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


Logical Chess Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition by Irving Chernev

This is fantastic chess book. I love this book. This book is a great resource that I enjoy reading over and over again. The criticisms Nunn directs Chernev’s way in Grandmaster Chess Move by Move are worthwhile things to hear for a player who is at an appropriate level to be reading Nunn’s bookbut the intended audience for that book is quite a bit more advanced than is Chernev’s. The general with the larger, entirely mobilized army should win if he’s careful yet aggressive!

Irving Chernev Just as we give babies soft food because it requires no chewing and is easily digestible, so Chernev nourishes the infant judgment of lower-level chessplayers with easy, plausible rules to guide their faltering footsteps.

You love her to bits, and because of that you don’t really want to mention the Blame it on Chernov, Dad, and I was no slouch. For those who didn’t grow up in the era of descriptive notation, Irving Chernev wrote books that mostly appealed to the mainstream player. Useful, simple and practical book!

Books that have a collection of annotated games from first move to last like Chernevv Chess must orving read while seated at a table with a chessboard to play out each move on the board.

This invites a sacrifice. Probably not a lot. Post as a guest Name. I loved this book.

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Tim Hanke Tim Hanke is a U. First, the analyses are sometimes not complete or contain slight errors. Kolkata Open Grandmasters Chess. Chernev is such an awesome chess author.

Chernev describes games one move at a time with some humor and thought. Otherwise, this book chhernev a fantastic vision such that novices should see their strategic vision begin to develop upon reading it. But Chernev’s “principles” can be kind of arbitrary at times.


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Will definitely get back to this one. To develop strategical considerations — a long term plan when forcing tactics are not available — the learner should play through many annotated games that explain the reasoning behind the moves. The author can better relate to the reader and provide them the sort of insight that may be lost on stronger players.

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. Chernev is one of the best chess writers out there. Chill out about Chernev? Nothing in chess—no convention, principle, or recommended procedure—is to be practiced rigidly. However, this bishop sacrifice was not only hard enough to see that a master missed it, but it’s not the sort of thing beginners should be expecting to save them in such positions — even if it’s there a beginner will not find it.

Sign up using Facebook. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Playing through these games and explanations gives real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.