All 33 games from Irving Chernev’s book Logical Chess: Move By Move (Every Move Explained), Faber & Faber ; New Algebraic Edition B.T. Batsford, . Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the. 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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Here’s all the PGNS sans annotations: I grant you I was suffering from insomnia at the time. Jun 24, globulon marked it as partly-read Shelves: Otherwise, this book imparts a fantastic vision such that novices should see their strategic vision begin to develop upon reading it. Feb 25, Mike Hickson rated it it was amazing. I own about chess books. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Yes, there is a fair logicak of repetition, because that is how many of us learn.

The book is clearly for Beginners and suffers a little bit from using old example games and I really mean old! One of these items ships sooner than the other.

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It reinforces repeatedly the critical importance of quick and efficient development in the opening, careful piece placement, strong squares, weak squares, creating threats, neutralizing threats, initiative, counterplay, obtaining bt advantage, exploiting an advantage, turning positional superiority into decisive winning tactics, and patience in the endgame. No eBook available Amazon. Chernev describes games one move at a time with some humor and thought.

The second board serves as the “jumping off” point to look at other possibilities. As you follow each game, you will start to see where potential attacks come from, and you will find yourself looking for winning combinations in your own games.


In fact, many would suggest using two chessboards when conducting a self-study: Help with Game Collections. His ideas may be right but I think they should be delivered with respect for a man who is a very great writer and teacher of chess. If you have more than one chess book, then you have the beginnings of a collection. Chill out about Chernev? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

On the downside, I didn’t learn much about tactics or the endgame from this book, which I am learning are probably the most important things to learn cheas someone new to chess. Or, put it this way, I am genuinely jealous of people who have not read this book for the first time, because if the pleasure that is waiting for them, as long as they can make a few small allowances for the age difference They had little irvving, because I refused to report to the classroom and kept playing chess instead.

Do you have a source for Nunn’s criticism, so that we can know exactly what his points are? White thus has free reign on move Ships from cheernev sold by Amazon.

I don’t know much of Schiller, except that several experienced chess guys told me to avoid his books. At this point, players may find that they can get a win here and there, but they usually fall victim to other players’ plans. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

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

And, Chernev started it all with Dr. Chernev’s books have great instruction, and are very easy to read, while Nunn’s books can be too difficult for the average player. It would certainly movf my recommendation for the beginning player. Gaining a material advantage by capturing and removing the opponent’s army one unit at a time without losing your own is a huge advantage, often on the path to victory.


I’d recommend reading when you have a chess board in front of you to follow along.

But Chernev’s “principles” can be kind of arbitrary at times. Chess books really need to get into the 21st century. Nunn writing, “Understanding Chess” for the advance player and the Chess for Jrs. My only two complaints are that this book is outdated and it gets rather boring when in each game there must be a comment mmove the same previously played opening move – both which the other books have taken care of.

Logical Chess Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition

Perfect for my current level. Nov 20, Dan Domme rated it really liked it Shelves: Not technical – but not condescending either. To develop strategical considerations — a logial term plan when forcing tactics are not available — the learner should play through many annotated games that explain the reasoning behind the moves.

Develop your pieces, don’t let them sit on the back rank. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Quite possibly the best first book on chess.

A wonderful collection of insightful games. Playing through these games and explanations gives real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.