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Tal-Botvinnik Match for the world chess championship, 1960 by Mihails TaГЊВ„ls

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Published by RHM Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botvinnik, M. M,
  • Chess,
  • Tāls, Mihails,
  • Tournaments, 1960,
  • Hobbies/Crafts

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8216592M
ISBN 100890580324
ISBN 109780890580325
OCLC/WorldCa3955860

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  "Mikhail Tal's splendid account of his world championship match victory is one of the masterpieces of the golden age of annotation - before insights and feelings and flashes of genius were reduced to mere moves and Informant symbols. This is simply the best book written about a world championship match by a : Russell Enterprises, Incorporated.   Strangely, "Tal-Botvinnik " was not considered among the ranks of great chess books back when I first found it. In fact, the few comments I could find on it in the chess magazines at the time implied that Tal was slightly embarrassed by the book and considered it somewhat of a youthful indiscretion. I never understood why/5(62). Tal's pre-match analysis at the beginning of the book is entertaining enough to be worth the minimal price of the Kindle edition all by itself. Tal gives no long-winded analysis of Botvinnik's games nor any "deep" analysis of numerous various that might arise. Instead, he provides a relatively short analysis of his approach to the match/5(78).   Of course, the famous Tal book on the Championship is a great companion to this one Tal-Botvinnik, , but also take a look at Botvinnik vs. Bronstein, Moscow - Botvinnik and Botvinnik-Smyslov, which also give the Champion's thoughts as he plays in the various matches/5(9).

The really amazing thing about this book is Tal’s personal move-by-move insights and analysis of the games of this match. Game One is a very exciting Winawer variation of the French Defense. His knight sacrifice in Game Six was risky and speculative, but very much in line with his style/5. Tal and Botvinnik, Tal often sacrificed material in search for the initiative in chess. With such intuitive sacrifices, he created vast complications, and many masters found it impossible to solve all the problems he created over the board, though deeper post-game analysis found flaws in .   His latest book, Chess Duels: My Games With the World Champions is a fantastic read. Yasser pointed out that any list is very subjective, but he listed the following as personal favorites: TAL-BOTVINNIK, by Mikhail Tal; MY 60 MEMORABLE GAMES by Robert Fischer; THE LIFE & GAMES OF MIKHAIL TAL by Tal. Both The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games and Modern Chess Brilliancies include more games by Tal than any other player. In addition, Tal was a highly regarded chess writer.

Mikhail Tal's splendid account of his world championship match victory is one of the masterpieces of the golden age of annotation - before insights and feelings and flashes of genius were reduced to mere moves and Informant symbols. this is simply the best book written about a Brand: 63*r.   One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. In Mikhail Botvinnik was the pillar of "scientific " chess and the ironwilled champion of the world. The young attacking genius Mihail Tal, the "Wizard of Riga," put the magic back into the game by defeating Botvinnik with spectacular tactics in one of the most dramatic and celebrated world championship matches of.   The young attacking genius Mihail Tal the "Wizard of Riga" put the magic back into the game by defeating Botvinnik with spectacular tactics in one of the most dramatic and celebrated world championship matches of all is Tal's own classic work on the contest.5/5.   "Mikhail Tal’s splendid account of his world championship match victory is one of the masterpieces of the golden age of annotation — before insights and feelings and flashes of genius were reduced to mere moves and Informant symbols. This is simply the best book written about a world championship match by a : Russell Enterprises, Incorporated.