Over 60 masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning, featuring games by the greatest chess masters — Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, others. Each game offers a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described and diagramed in the cleare... read more
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Over 60 masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning, featuring games by the greatest chess masters — Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, others. Each game offers a classic example of a fundamental problem and its best resolution, described and diagramed in the clearest possible manner for players of every level of skill. 146 illustrations.
Reprint of the Fireside Book, New York, 1965 edition.
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