The Best Combinations of the World Champions Vol. 2 - J. Konikowski, K. Müller (K-6099/2)

K-6099/2

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Volume 1. From Petrosian to Carlsen

Since every world champion was the most outstanding player of his time, it makes sense to study the various aspects of the royal game using the world champions' games – and of course to enjoy them.

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Language versionsEnglish
Author / AuthorsJerzy Konikowski
PublisherJoachim Beyer Verlag
Publication date1st edition 2022
Pages240
ISBN9783959209953
HardcoverNo
PaperbackYes
DownloadableNo
Width17 cm / 6.69 inch
Height24 cm / 9.45 inch

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Since every world champion was the most outstanding player of his time, it makes sense to study the various aspects of the royal game using the world champions' games – and of course to enjoy them. In this second of two volumes on the world champions' art of combination, the authors (both recognized experts in the field of chess literature) offer the reader the opportunity of trying to find plenty of these best combinations themselves – and thus to assess and improve their own tactical skills.

But that's not all. In addition to often breathtakingly spectacular sample games, which are thoroughly analyzed and commented on in a comprehensible way, individual pet topics are highlighted in which the world champions have created particularly outstanding works.

So you are invited to take a closer look at Petrosian's deeply thought out exchange sacrifices, at Spassky's always tactically alert attacking skills and Fischer's often combinatorial exploitation of advantages in the endgame. Furthermore, at the tactical aspects of Karpov's dominance and restriction methods, Kasparov's dynamic pressure play, Kramnik's positional power play, Anand's fine sense for dynamics and – last but not least – Magnus Carlsen's combinatorial conversion of his excellent endgame strategy.

Volume 2 contains 288 combinations and many fully annotated sample games.

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The Best Combinations of the World Champions Vol. 2 - J. Konikowski, K. Müller (K-6099/2)

The Best Combinations of the World Champions Vol. 2 - J. Konikowski, K. Müller (K-6099/2)

Volume 1. From Petrosian to Carlsen

Since every world champion was the most outstanding player of his time, it makes sense to study the various aspects of the royal game using the world champions' games – and of course to enjoy them.

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