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. It seems that Nunn (who is undoubtedly a stronger player than Chernev was) is correct in his criticisms of certain instances of analysis in. All 33 games from Irving Chernev’s book Logical Chess: Move By Move (Every Move Explained), Faber & Faber ; New Algebraic Edition B.T. Batsford, .

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Books by Irving Chernev. If you like chess, this is a great book.

Logical Chess Move By Move: Probably the greatest chess teacher. Download the games into your UCI and the descriptive igving becomes transparent. Other books in this series. May 15, Jason rated it really liked it. The games themselves are as old as the hills. By solving hundreds of such puzzles I started to notice positions in my games where a tactic could be possible. In this popular classic, t “The novice who plays through Logical Chess can learn an ocean of basic chess wisdom.

I found it in about 10 seconds using Google’s Search Engine. I would have also had time to play over the games again and again.

learning – Dr. John Nunn vs Irving Chernev’s “Logical Chess Move by Move” – Chess Stack Exchange

He said it was the greatest book ever written about chess and that I needed it. Dad beat me every game we played from 6 years old to the ninth grade. Jan 26, 4. Books that have a collection of annotated games from first move to last like Logical Chess must be read while seated at a table with a chessboard to play out each move on the board.


Oct 26, Amar Pai rated it liked it Shelves: Log In or Join. Since the book was written decades before I was born, I wish I had seen it when I was But Chernev’s “principles” can be kind of arbitrary at times. The only flaw I found in the omve was that it had about 3 or 4 themes that it kept focusing on.

The Best Books of Immortal book on learning chess for amateurs. It’s a must have.

This is a very good book for anyone rated under about ELO — it will cover at least something they do not know. Jan 26, 3. View all 17 comments.

Logical Chess: Move By Move (Chernev) – COMPLETE

Reviewing this book is a bit like reviewing your Grandmother. This book is really a prolonged defense of the queen’s pawn opening, 1. However, this bishop sacrifice was not only hard enough to see that a master missed it, but it’s not the sort of thing beginners should be expecting to save them in such cchess — even if it’s there a beginner will not find it.

Return to Book Page. Want to Read saving…. Popular Batsford chess books. This book is far from the most contemporary in He wins every game in the book, whichever side of 1.

Logical Chess : Move By Move : Every Move Explained

The criticisms Nunn directs Chernev’s way in Grandmaster Urving Move by Move are worthwhile things to hear for a player who chernrv at an appropriate level to be reading Nunn’s bookbut the intended audience for that book is quite a bit more advanced than is Chernev’s.


It’s of its time, and that is both a strength and a weakness. Playing through these games and explanations gives a real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively. Modern chess is a little bit different and to understand why GMs break the rules could be interesting This is a classic chess book explaining every chernrv in easy to understand words.

It’s an excellent book, I recommend it highly. Before attempting Logical Irvig, I recommend that true beginners read the following books three times each yes, at least three times because it gets clearer — easier, smoother with each reading as information is assimilated with prior understanding.

There is also a sufficient number of diagrams so that you won’t get too lost as the game progresses.

Magnus Carlsen–did he use cheat chfss at world championship? In this popular classic, the author explains 33 complete games, in detail, move by move, including the reason for each one. So I have to admit that I am more than a little biased. It would certainly be my recommendation for the beginning player.

If you ever feel like purchasing a chess book as a gift to a beginner, look no further.