By Miguel Najdorf

The Stuff of Legend a very good match merits a superb e-book. That’s what grandmaster Miguel Najdorf produced in his account of 1 of the best and most crucial chess occasions of all time, the 1953 Zürich applicants match, within which 15 of the world’s best gamers battled for the ideal to problem the area champion, Mikhail Botvinnik. After months and 210 video games, lots of which rank the most effective ever performed, Russian grandmaster Vassily Smyslov eventually got here out on the head of a star-studded box that integrated Sam Reshevsky, Paul Keres, David Bronstein, Tigran Petrosian, Efim Geller, Alexander Kotov, Mark Taimanov, Yuri Averbakh, Isaac Boleslavsky, Laszló Szabó, Svetozar Gligoric, Max Euwe, Gideon StÃ¥hlberg, and Najdorf himself. this can be the 1st English version of this vintage paintings, in the past on hand merely in its unique Spanish. It contains all 210 video games with Najdorf’s complete and wide notes, plus all of the unique introductory fabric, biographical sketches of the gamers, round-by-round debts of the motion, final precis, and a survey of the tournament’s influence on establishing concept. also this version has many extra diagrams and images, an advent through Yuri Averbakh (one of the final surviving members) and a foreword by way of Andy Soltis.

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