Following on from the long success of one of the most important chess books ever written, Bobby Fischer: My 60 Memorable Games, renowned chess writer Andrew Soltis delivers a book on today's blockbuster chess player Magnus Carlsen.
At 28 Magnus Carlsen is already considered by many chess fans to be the greatest player of all time. He will defend his world championship title this autumn and if he wins, it will set a record of five championship match victories. This book take you through how he wins by analysing 60 of the games that made him who he is, describing the intricacies behind his and his opponent's strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one. You will find beautifully simple positional play next to out-of-this-world combinations that are just breathtaking.
This book is essential for chess enthusiasts, competitors and professionals of all skill sets.
- A glimpse into the mind of one of today's greatest chess masters.
- Andrew Soltis analyses 60 of Magnus Carlsen's most impressive games with intriguing insights and strategies
- Essential reading for chess enthusiasts, competitors and professionals of all skill sets.