My Best Games has 6 ratings and 1 review. Alberto said: I really wanted to give this book 5 stars. Korchnoi is a great player, his games are enterprising. In this second volume of My Best Games, grandmaster Victor Korchnoi presents fifty of his best games with Black, with which he has always excelled as a. I want to give my own impression. What is true of Korchnoi may be true of other great players and I leave it to better players to differentiate.

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Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x The publishers shortchanged the greatness of this book by not coming up with a hardbound copy. I own both volumes of the earlier editions but I bought this book without any hesitation whatsoever as soon as it came out and my decision has been thoroughly justified as I am now a korchnoj happy owner of what I would call a keeper of a great book.

In a book about one’s own games, there’s the temptation to applaude oneself.

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Sep 7, 2. Quotes from My Best Games. Ignacy marked it as to-read Sep 14, The mainline moves use bold-typed koechnoi with clear seperation from the corresponding variations, cudoes to the publisher and editor while containing an appropriate number of diagrams.

The “Nolan Ryan” of the chessboard, this one volume collection is a great addition for all players. Other books in this series. See and discover other items: There are fifty games in each volumes.

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This makes the book an enjoyable, easy read and follow. JustJackinIt 19 min ago. Jordi Comellas marked it as to-read Apr 30, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of A typical Korchnoi games involves a main stream opening with some original twist – a combination of classic chess plus an element of poker.

Perhaps they were afraid that the increased cost will prevent good enough sales to justify production, in other words they wanted to pay tribute to Korchnoi but korcnoi the same time watching over their bottom line. Mark all topics as READ. So why 4 stars instead of 5, one may ask?

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Korchnoi – Best Games With White and Black

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Still a great read though. He also accused another player of moving twice – perhaps an opportunity to demonstrate his ability to set up a position from the beginning – and also showed the local player he hadn’t cheated.


Korchnoi’s 80th birthday edition has Black and White in one volume, with 10 extra games. His games are not usually pretty and often involve him out calculating his opponent in the middlegame and trading down to a winning korchnii. The Best Books of This is a one volume re-print of HIS older classics in fashionable Korchnoi style He praises Bronstein for being the one soviet player of standing for not signing a document condemning him.

What is true of Korchnoi may be true of other great players and I leave it to better players to differentiate Olaf Soons marked it as to-read Jan 16, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This is an excellent excellent book! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Please try again later.