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. All 33 games from Irving Chernev’s book Logical Chess: Move By Move (Every Move Explained), Faber & Faber ; New Algebraic Edition B.T. Batsford, .

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Download the games into your UCI and the descriptive notation becomes transparent. Describing every move is a great idea in principle, but it does get a little wearisome having to read about 1. No eBook available Amazon. The fact that Mofe makes certain oversimplifications and yes, out-and-out mistakes in some places is a good thing to be discovered at some point logkcal a player’s chess development, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that Chernev’s book, warts and all, cannot be very!

learning – Dr. John Nunn vs Irving Chernev’s “Logical Chess Move by Move” – Chess Stack Exchange

I love this book. And no collection would be complete without a copy of “Logical chess”. Granted, the book was originally written in the s, so we don’t have the pleasure of seeing Chernev’s reaction to games by the likes of Fischer, Tal, and their contemporaries.


In that respect, again flaws and all, showing the moves and some of the simple ideas behind the moves, even the repetition of some bits of advice, was perfect for me.

It seems that Nunn who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in Chernev’s book, and also correct in pointing out that Chernev is sometimes too quick to dogmatically conclude an overarching general principle that doesn’t properly allow for exceptions.

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However, I take lgoical pleasure in reading books like Chernev. It is most likely that they can’t form plans of attack yet! Jun 24, globulon marked it as partly-read Shelves: It’s a terrific first book because the commentator Chernev explains the logical thought process, or at times lack thereof, behind the moves in classic games.

But I don’t believe this should cause you to read Chernev’s book with caution at least no more caution or skepticism than one should have when reading anythingand certainly not with paranoia. May 15, Jason cess it really liked it.

Including the first three moves. Considering that the books is written for Beginners it would have been helpful to at least outline the path or to choose a completely different game. It’s nice to have a book that explains games move by move. It was also fun and enlightening to see some master brilliancies.

Batsford- Games – pages. In most games, a certain number of captures must occur to clear off defenders and make way for invasion before a checkmate can happen. About 6 months later Batsford reprinted it and I picked it up. Amateurs should also use this approach.


Logical Chess : Move By Move : Every Move Explained

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Open Preview See a Problem? There’s only so much you can say about 1. When I ended up on the Czech border with the Cav in the early 70’s, the king’s pawn was the universal opening. I have grouped the double logicla pawn open games first, the single king pawn semi-open games second, the double queen pawn closed games third, and the Indian defenses last.

The book occasionally sacrifices accuracy for brevity, partly as the author did not have access to a computer. Iring an old friend. Jul 06, Christian Drechsler rated it it was amazing. Email Required, but never shown.

I had truly written this book off as:

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