Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the. Logical Chess: Move by Move (Irvin Chernev) Compiled (D05) Queen’s Pawn Game, 22 moves, (C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 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.

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If you bt to try and take every word in Chernev’s book as gospel for the rest of your chess career, you would indeed be leading yourself astray. Paperbackpages. Real life sucks 1 year ago. Sign up using Facebook. Jan 28, May 15, Jason rated it really liked it. It introduces a lot of basic strategic cbernev along the way but also shows neat tactical aspects to the game, both those played as well as the unplayed ones that guided the game.

The book is clearly for Beginners and suffers a little bit from using old example games and I really mean old! Roger Gephart 41 1.

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It was the book that got me hooked on the game Want to Read saving…. I feel the analysis of whole games really gives a feeling for the development loglcal the game, and that the move by move format is great window into the specifics. I don’t know if it is in or out of print but if you can get it at a normal price then go for it.


May 10, Alan Tomkins-Raney rated it really liked it. Jan 09, Tom Ritman-Meer rated it it was amazing. Jan ches, notgettingenough rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Future Just Ahead Tournament custom trophies justmissi11 23 min ago. Jan 26, 4. This book won’t teach you the inner working of chess openings or endgames but it will help you understand both positional development and how to think in chess. Chernev’s book was one of my first, and Llgical still have fond memories of blazing through it.

Every move is explained and avoids the mundane paragraphs of chess notation. I own about chess books.

To solve the puzzles, consider all the possible forcing moves: So I have to admit that I am more than a little biased. Jan 28, 9. He was a master, the poster propped against his folding card table on the sidewalk said. Four stars for covering with deliberation every move of thirty-three games.

Yes, there is a fair amount of repetition, because that is how many of us learn. Openings and endings 2 years ago. Playing Chess in the Beautiful Tuscan Countryside 3 years ago. This makes me read the book with caution and slight paranoia.

Chess in Ten Easy Cherneev by Larry Evans is easy to find but the game examples are not easy and the puzzles are too easy. An absolutely brilliant book.

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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. I would have also had time to play over the games again and chees. Above all others I’d recommend this to people who have a bit of chess interest but think reading a book will be too hard. Dec 18, Moayad Sakaan rated it really liked it. Oogical in chess—no convention, principle, or recommended procedure—is to be practiced rigidly.


Amateurs should also use this approach. With each additional reading, the beginner gets better, quicker, smoother at recognizing the reoccurring patterns in chess such as forks, pins, skewers, discovered attacks, batteries and forced checkmate arrangements. Useful, simple and practical book!

Refresh and try again. I found it moove least a half a dozen other books, annotated by everyone including Kasparov. You love her to bits, and because of that mobe don’t really want to mention the Chess can be a pleasant diversion, a powerful device for education, or an impressive display of mental ability. I loved this book.

He also throws in humor every so often to keep the interest of the reader, because chess can quickly turn into a boring game if treated dryly. In the future, additional posts may also carry this tag. Chess books really need to get into the 21st century. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.