My 60 Memorable Games Collection (3 Books)

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My 60 Memorable Games Collection (3 Books)

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My 60 Memorable Games - Bobby Fischer
Chess tactics and strategies with Bobby Fischer

One of the most important chess books ever written, reissued in celebration of a chess genius, Bobby Fischer. The American takes the reader through 60 of his games, describing his thoughts, the intricacies behind his and his opponent’s strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one. You”ll find beautifully simple positional play next to out-of-this-world combinations that are just breathtaking. Fischer played nearly all of these games as a grandmaster so they are at the very highest level, but his lucid commentary makes every move and idea both accessible and understandable.

Every player will learn huge amounts from this book. It is essential for each chess enthusiast, competitor and professional. The controversial alterations that were made to Bobby Fischer’s words in the last edition have been omitted in this book, so only the author’s own words are expressed, giving a true insight into one of the most gifted, troubled and controversial minds of the 20th century.

The American-born chess Grandmaster, who became famous as a teenager for his chess-playing ability. In 1972 he became the first, and so far the only, American to win the official World Chess Championship, defeating defending champion Boris Spassky. The match was widely publicized as a Cold War battle. He is often referred to as one of the greatest chess players of all time. His controversial life after chess has been well documented but he is still considered a chess genius.

ISBN: 9781906388300, Paperback, Batsford Chess

Fabiano Caruana: 60 Memorable Games by Andrew Soltis

Following on from the enduring success of one of the most important chess books ever written, Bobby Fischer: My 60 Memorable Games, and the recently released Magnus Carlsen: 60 Memorable Games, celebrated chess writer Andrew Soltis delivers a book on Fabiano Caruana, the Grandmaster set to rival current world champion Magnus Carlsen.

This book details Caruana’s remarkable rise from chess prodigy to one of the best chess player in the world, exploring how he acquired the skills of 21st-century grandmaster chess over such a short period of time. This book dives into how he wins by analysing 60 of the games that made him who he is, describing the intricacies behind his and his opponent’s strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one.

• The definitive account of how a remarkable youth became a professional chess player at age 12 and went on to achieve the greatest winning streak in chess history.
• These 60 games provide invaluable insight into how pragmatism, calculation and intuition have become the formula for success in 21st-century chess.
• Packed with practical advice and tips that will be useful to all aspiring players, from newcomers to experienced tournament competitors.

About the Author
International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is chess correspondent for the New York Post and a very popular chess writer. He is the author of many books including What it Takes to Become a Chess Master, Studying Chess Made Easy and David Vs Goliath Chess.

ISBN: 9781849947213, Paperback, Batsford Chess

Magnus Carlsen: 60 Memorable Games by Andrew Soltis

Following on from the long success of one of the most important chess books ever written, Bobby Fischer: My 60 Memorable Games, renowned chess writer Andrew Soltis delivers a book on today’s blockbuster chess player Magnus Carlsen.

Magnus Carlsen has been the world’s number one player for more than a decade, has won more super-tournaments than anyone ever and is still in his prime. He is the only player to repeatedly win the world championships in classical, speed and blitz chess formats. This book details his remarkable rise and how he acquired the crucial skills of 21st-century grandmaster chess

He will defend his world championship title this autumn and if he wins, it will set a record of five championship match victories. This book take you through how he wins by analysing 60 of the games that made him who he is, describing the intricacies behind his and his opponent’s strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one.

This book is essential for chess enthusiasts, competitors and professionals of all skill sets.

About the Author
International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is chess correspondent for the
New York Post and a very popular chess writer. He is the author of many books including What it Takes to Become a Chess Master, Studying Chess Made Easy and David Vs Goliath Chess.

Paperback, 384 pages, Batsford Chess