Viewable chess game David Bronstein vs Svetozar Gligoric, , with discussion forum jbennett: I’m doing a series of videos on the Zurich tournament. Most of the time this referred to Bronstein’s book on the great Candidates Tournament, Zurich International Chess Tournament, ; but surprisingly often, my. Bronstein does an amazing job annotating the games between many of the greatest players of the day at the Zurich International Chess Tournament.

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This work captures the excitement of this iconic tournament, whilst being a great source of instruction for the ambitious learner who also enjoys the history of the game. Held to determine a challenger for then World Champion Botvinnik, Zurich attracted fifteen of the strongest players in the world: Product Description Product Details The book of a strong tournament is more than just a games collection.

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Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953

I’m not a titled player. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Bronstein’s result against Mikhail Botvinnik having been a point ahead with two games to play proved beyond doubt that the new dynamism of the younger generation of Soviet players was at least the equal of zurch scientific and precision methods typified by the play of the then world champion.


Beginning and intermediate players, concerned more immediately with instruction, will find David Bronstein’s annotations not only perceptive and thorough, but also a veritable textbook on how bronstekn play the middle game.

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Shaking off the Rust: Board and Table Games from Many Civilizations. It’s the only tournament I have the book on. There is nothing his books say that all the above don’t say it better. Then towards the end of the game, without needing a great deal of analysis to prove it, Najdorf points out important alternatives on five different moves for Reshevsky, who was in his customary time pressure, all at least equal and some of them clear improvements.

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He occasionally cites lines considered by Najdorf as well. His is a mechanical narrative in which we find little drama. Using both books Najdorf’s and Bronstein’s to study the games of this tournament would be probably ideal.


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What’s so special about the Zurich 1953 Chess Tournament?

Tt rated it really liked it Aug 22, The complete record of the famous Zurich International Chess Tournament,is available in English for the first time. No posting personal information of members.

Oct 10, 1. I haven’t read Najdorf’s book on Zurich yet, but it got very good reviews when it was finally translated into English years later. Selenus chess set in bone.

DA Kid by parmetd. Pentomino Chess Board Puzzle 2. I’m not a coach. Comments that purported zurixh be pearls of wisdom ended up having too little to do with the game at hand, and the most important moments of the game were too often passed over.

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Most knowledgeable chess players now rate it the greatest tournament since World War II, and possibly the greatest tournament of all time. Alekhine’s New York tournament book and Nimzowitsch’s Carlsbad tournament book are fairly popular, but neither of them are as magnanimous as Bronstein.

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