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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It took me a while to get through chernve because I got bored after the first three games I think there are 30 in the book.

Modern chess is a little bit different and to understand why GMs break the rules could be interesting This is a classic chess book explaining every move in easy to understand words. From inside the book. I don’t know much of Schiller, except that several experienced chess guys told me to avoid his books.

This is a classic chess book explaining every move in easy to understand words. PuttingFromTheRough 21 min ago. Fortunately, it easy to return to the actual printed game sequence because it remains standing in the proper place on the first board. Logical Chess was originally printed in descriptive notation and reprinted in algebraic notation. I think the same can be said for Chernev’s work; after all, it’s not for nothing that this instructional book from is still topical today.

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Logical Chess?

Jan 01, notgettingenough rated it it was amazing Shelves: Let’s start with the good news. And no collection would be complete without a copy of “Logical chess”. Some of the grandmaster writings soon become esoteric for a beginner trying to cbess enough of the basics to continue developing and learning. Alles mag stimmen, es hat aber keine Relevanz. This book was recommended to me when I returned to the game as an adult last year In most games, a certain number of captures must occur to clear off defenders and make way for invasion before a checkmate can happen.


Logical Chess : Move By Move : Every Move Explained

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book may be hard to find. It is an excellent book for self-study after one has a solid grasp of the rules, fundamentals and aims of chess. The first board never varies from the actual move order of the game given in the book. So I looked for the book and it was out of print with copies going for cherrnev bucks.

Jul 16, Qkhanhle rated it it was amazing. This website won’t do the book justice; you need to reserve the book and play through the games as Chernev describes the action!

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

Mark all topics as READ. When I ended up on the Czech border with itving Cav in the early 70’s, the king’s pawn was the universal opening.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is chernsv to these policies. I found this helpful. Recommended, as the publisher says on the jacket, for the player who has learnt the rules but just can’t seem to crack it. Jan 29, Oct 26, Amar Pai rated it liked it Shelves: When I left 2 years later, Queen’s pawn was all anybody played.

Also, it was a little tedious to read thru the openings of the games and have the author tell you the same things over and over. I know all the chess players here have already written love letters to this book, but I could not let that stop me from writing mine.


I feel the analysis of whole games really gives a feeling for the development of the game, and that the move by move format is chernrv window into the specifics. Not only that, but Chernev is a witty writer.

I have bought copies of Chernov’s book for friends and family, but I’m certain Nunn is correct. Since the book was written decades before I was born, I wish I had seen it when I was Logical Chess Move by Move: Dec 18, Moayad Sakaan rated it really liked it. Jan 26, 6.

The same would be true if you tried to dogmatically follow, say, “knights should be developed before bishops” or similar overly general advice which is routinely thrown at novices. The reader sees what is happening and how the position changes with each turn as the author explains the why. Logical Chess Move By Move: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Chernve effective middle-game plans. I have grouped the double king pawn open games first, the single king pawn semi-open games second, the double queen pawn closed games third, and the Indian defenses last. Sign up using Facebook. Jul 06, Christian Drechsler rated it it was amazing.

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