Andrew Soltis: Tal, Petrosian, Spassky and Korchnoi

Artikelnummer: 9916

Hersteller: McFarland

A Chess Multibiography with 207 Games
2. Auflage 2020, 388 Seiten, kartoniert, englisch  


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Beschreibung

This book describes the intense rivalry-and collaboration-of the four players who created the golden era when USSR chess players dominated the world. More than 200 annotated games are included, along with personal details-many for the first time in English.

Mikhail Tal, the roguish, doomed Latvian who changed the way chess players think about attack and sacrifice;
Tigran Petrosian, the brilliant, henpecked Armenian whose wife drove him to become the world’s best player;
Boris Spassky, the prodigy who survived near-starvation and later bouts of melancholia to succeed Petrosian-but is best remembered for losing to Bobby Fischer;
and "Evil" Viktor Korchnoi, whose mixture of genius and jealousy helped him eventually surpass his three rivals (but fate denied him the title they achieved: world champion).


Medium: Buch, kartoniert
Sprache: englisch
Erscheinungsjahr: 2020
Seitenanzahl: 388

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