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Zurich was a chess tournament won by Vasily Smyslov. It was a Candidates Tournament References[edit]. Bronstein, David () [], Zurich International chess tournament, (2nd ed.), Dover Publications, ISBN 1 These are the games in order according to David Bronstein’s excellent book, Zurich International Chess Tournament He participated in the tournament. Viewable chess game David Bronstein vs Max Euwe, , with discussion forum and chess analysis Zurich Candidates (), Zurich SUI, rd 6, Sep

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Or even better, A must read for the serious chess aficionado! Game 39 from Zurich International Tournament Bronstein by cassiooo.

Forget I mentioned your book David Bronstein. Sometimes you will need to read and reread a paragraph to understand what he is trying to say. Bxf5 Bc6; c Written in Russian, the book, first published in the late s, was not published in an English translation until the late s.

Euwe returns the piece but his king is relatively safe hiding behind his major pieces. Turned ox-bone chess set in natural colour and cochineal on folding wooden board. No personal attacks against other members. The new wave of players post war had begun a revolution in the way the game was played. Players with attractive female avatars congrandolor 10 min ago.

Forums General Chess Discussion. Oct 10, 7. What’s so special about the Zurich ? Both got a watch.


For years Bronstein’s famous book in a hardcover edition titled “The Chess Struggle in Praxis” was the only chess book I owned. These are excellent booksalmost classicsfrom one of the best teachers of his time. cavid

Review: Zurich 1953 – Bronstein

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A school for chess excellence. Bb2 click for larger view Some other great pictures! A32 English, Symmetrical Variation. Self-explanatory Chess Set 2. It gets so much worse: I asked people about the best chess books and many have recommend this book davix “Zurich by David”. It has now been translated in English: Henrik Haapala rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Be the first to ask a question about Zurich International Chess Tournament, Oct 23, Sameer rated it brontsein was amazing Shelves: After claiming that beginners must not play long time davkd games and that players under waste their time bbronstein they study booksnow you claim there is nothing special about Bronstein’s Zurich Return to Book Page.

Taimanov vs Najdorf, must be my favorite game from this tournament. Bronstein considered these games to represent “a step forward in the development of chess creativity.

He participated in the tournament with the strongest players in the world at that time in bronsein candidates match davdi determine the next challenger to world champion Mikhail Botvinnik. Nimzo-Indian games by Rimrock. Bronstein felt that 28 a4 and 29 Ba3 would have been stronger forcing black to give back davod exchange while maintaining an attack. Boris Spassky once commented ‘The author is present in its pages’.


After so much analysis, Bronstein decides on Since that time the games of the legendary tournament have only grown in stature. E02 Catalan, Open, 5. Only two years previously – following a candidate’s playoff against his lifelong friend Isaac Boleslavski – he had drawn a most dramatic match for the world title.

That’s a serious objection, but apart from that the book is so outstanding that not even this can be considered a reason not to recommend it. Bronstein, the artist that he is, launches an extremely daring attack, the calm Euwe defends, and what is left is a wonderful draw.

Wish I’d got Bronstein to sign it when I met him but I was a bit shy. Dvoretsky was one of the few that continued the Soviet tradition of excellent books with the 4 books “School of chess excellence” which are exactly what the title says: He occasionally cites lines considered by Najdorf as well.

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There is so much useful instruction throughout this book, that one reading will not suffice. And some even say that Bronstein wrote the best chess book ever but only the second best on Zurich: Oct 10, 8.

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