Franco Zenon - Keres: Move by Move (K-5277)

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Zenón Franco is a Grandmaster from Paraguay, now living in Spain. He represented Paraguay, on top board, in seven Chess Olympiads, and won individual gold medals at Lucerne 1982 and Novi Sad 1990. He’s an experienced trainer and has written numerous books on chess.

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Language versions English
Author / Authors Zenón Franco
Publisher Everyman Chess
Publication date 31 May 2017
Pages 464
ISBN 9781781943717
Paperback Yes
Downloadable No
Width 17 cm / 6.69 inch
Height 24 cm / 9.45 inch

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Estonian grandmaster Paul Keres is one of the greatest players in chess history. Along with Viktor Korchnoi he is one of the best never to have gained the ultimate title of world champion. He was numbered among the very top players in the world for more than three decades. He was an unusually well-rounded chessplayer, writing numerous books and, additionally, also composing problems and endgame studies. Paraguay grandmaster, Zenón Franco has long been a fan of Paul Keres and has now collected together 38 of his finest games, along with numerous extracts from other encounters.

The Move by Move series provides an ideal format for the keen chessplayer to improve their game. While reading you are continually challenged to answer probing questions – a method that greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of chess knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study chess while providing the best possible chance to retain what has been learnt.


003 About the Author

005 Bibliography

006 Foreword

009 Introduction

037 1. First Performances, 1929-34

049 2. First International Tournaments, 1935-37

094 3. AVRO Tournament 1938

116 4. During the Second World War, 1939-45

151 5. The Years before the World Championship, 1946-47

160 6. World Championship, The Hague/Moscow 1948

187 7. Competitions and Titles, 1948-51

232 8. Tournaments, 1952-55

258 9. A New Struggle for the World Championship, 1955-56

286 10. Activity in the Years, 1957-58

297 11. The Years 1959-62

322 12. Curaçao Candidates Tournament, 1962

343 13. Tournaments, 1962-64

365 14. Final Candidates Event and Other Tournaments, 1965-71

421 15. The Final Years, 1972-75

459 Paul Keres’s Important Results

462 Index of Openings

463 Index of Complete Games

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Franco Zenon - Keres: Move by Move (K-5277)

Zenón Franco is a Grandmaster from Paraguay, now living in Spain. He represented Paraguay, on top board, in seven Chess Olympiads, and won individual gold medals at Lucerne 1982 and Novi Sad 1990. He’s an experienced trainer and has written numerous books on chess.

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