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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In some situations a pawn in front of castled king gets moved and he’s like “what a terrible move, don’t violate the king’s safety! It took me a while to get through bby because I got bored after the first three games I think there are 30 in the book. Belgium Championship, part two rounds 8 years ago.

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Chernev’s book presents a number of games i This is the first book that a chess player should read after learning the basics – that is, how the pieces move, basic checkmating patterns, and the tactical building blocks such as forks, pins, and skewers.

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. This is a classic chess book explaining every move in easy to understand words. Jan 26, 1. Useful, simple and practical book! In fact, many would suggest using two chessboards when conducting a self-study: Mar 18, Viktoria rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wrote this book review a few days ago: Want to Read saving….

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If you have more than one chess book, then you have the beginnings of a collection. I own about chess books. This might just be the best book for class players to read.


Oct 26, Paul Bryant rated it really liked it Shelves: This book may be hard to find. You love her to bits, and because of that you don’t really movw to mention the Apr 23, Ernest Cadorin rated it really liked it Shelves: Why not just read Nunn, because Chernev is a good read and easy to understand and implement it’s a good place to start as either a chess student, or as a primer used by a chess teacher.

I love this book. It seems that Nunn who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in Chernev’s book, and also correct in pointing out that Chernev is sometimes too quick to dogmatically conclude an overarching general principle that doesn’t properly allow for exceptions. Just make the move given in the book and continue to follow along move by move. Not only that, but Chernev is a witty writer. One’s playing ability and understanding must approach cherbev same level as the book is written for.

Nevertheless, I’ve found my rating rise from somewhere around to just over in the reading of these pages. Since the book was written decades before I was born, I wish I had seen it when I was If you haven’t got a chess book, then I can think of no better way to chernnev a collection than this one.

Outstanding book for the beginning chess player. While they may not be for all those who end up being grandmasters like Nunn, I think they are worthwhile to thousands like me who have continued learning this game because of their influence. Also, “Attack A More Important Piece” such as aiming thy bishop at the opposing queen or pushing the pawn at a knight. Grandmasters like Tal study the games of other strong players everyday. Jan 01, notgettingenough rated it it was amazing Shelves: Four stars for covering with deliberation every move of thirty-three games.


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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. P-Q4 he finds himself. It also has to be said that some of Chernev’s advice is a tad suspect. Probably the greatest chess teacher.

View all 17 comments. Show 5 Show All. He was a master, the poster propped against his folding card table on the sidewalk said. Yes, all of these books are still included in my huge chess library.

On The Road to Chess Master. Feb 14, Jishnu rated it it was amazing. I learned how to play chess by reading Chernev’s books; some of his books were meant for beginner-casual players anyway. Does Nunn have valid points? If you were 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.

I had Black and won, then won my fifth round game Even with every mov explained step-by-step, Logical Chess is NOT an easy book the first time through!

Anonymous Monday, 13 April, Opening traps in the sicilian 4 years ago. Chernev is such an awesome chess author. I don’t know much of Schiller, except that several experienced chess guys told me to avoid his books.

He gushed about the book and went on and on about it and how it would help me.