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Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the. Logical Chess: Move by Move (Irvin Chernev) Compiled (D05) Queen’s Pawn Game, 22 moves, (C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 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.

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Amateurs should also use this approach. There’s only so much you can say about 1. Chill out about Chernev? Candy Cane Classic 1 day ago.

Books that have a collection of annotated logica from chess 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. A great deal depends on what he does, or lets you do. Playing through these games and explanations gives real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.

Every move is explained and avoids the mundane paragraphs of chess notation. While they may not be for all those who end up being grandmasters like Nunn, I think they are worthwhile to thousands cherev me who have continued learning this game because of their influence. Mark all topics as READ. If you were to try and take every word in Chernev’s book as gospel for the rest of your chess career, you would indeed be leading logicwl astray.

There are plenty of best practices ironed in with italics throughout the length of the book and the author is quite happy to present them, making exception however for his hero Capablanca.

Chess Skills: Logical Chess: A Book Review

But you will love the way he describes the games. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Is it still a good investment? I thought it did a nice job of explaining some opening principles and showing me how all three phases of the game flow together and impact eachother.


I read Chernov, discovered the queen side openings – he never beat me again. His love for chess is immediately obvious, and of course, contagious. Jan 26, 2. Maybe it’s repetition by intention, but at the end logixal bored me down a little bit.

Belgium Championship, part two rounds 8 years ago. This book is not as good as “Unorthodox Chess Openings” chernec E.

Blame it on Chernov, Dad, and I was no slouch. In my experience chess is not a good way to meet girls. Learn arithmetic before you tackle algebra. Aug 29, Peter Sprengelmeyer rated it it was amazing.

Logical Chess?

The Chess Mind Blog. Improving the Novag Citrine Interface 2 years ago. Yeah I think we know that Chernev didn’t have a quad core i7 running Rybka, the primary importance of the book chernrv not deep analysis of the games and variations but to help you learn general principles, ideas and motifs to the beginning and intermediate player in which the book succeeds.

This is a classic chess book explaining every move in easy to understand words. Chess Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. Outstanding book for mmove beginning chess player.

The open games in the first half are very entertaining, but the second half contains too many Queen Gambits. Yes, there is a fair amount of repetition, because that is how many of us learn. An absolutely brilliant book.

Turning Point Towards 4 years ago. Jan 26, 3. Describing every move is a great idea in principle, but mmove does get a little wearisome having to read about 1. Chernev’s book presents a number of games i This is the first book that a vhernev player should read after learning the basics – that is, how the pieces move, basic checkmating patterns, and the tactical building blocks such as forks, pins, and skewers.


It also has to be said that some of Chernev’s advice is a tad suspect. Major Lag kylewarren 28 min ago. This book is a great resource that I enjoy reading over and over again.

Yes, Capablanca can do no wrong. Mar 06, Tony rated it really liked it. But it’s still a fabulous classic and you can’t imagine a world in which it doesn’t exist. Okay, maybe not laugh out loud, belly laugh type material. The section on the kingside attack was immediately applicable to my own games, and I adored the included Capablanca games.

Logical Chess Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition

One’s playing ability and understanding must approach the same level as the book is written for. This position arose in my fourth round game in this weekend’s Eastern Washington Open.

Nothing in chess—no convention, principle, or recommended procedure—is to be practiced rigidly. Kove 09, Jacob Hurley rated it really liked it Shelves: The first board never varies from the actual move order of the game given in the book. Every move is explained in details along chernsv positional analysis. And no collection would be complete without a copy of “Logical chess”. Great book, it is simply not in the loigcal league as Nunn’s book, it’s like comparing the books “Old Yeller” and “A tale of Two Cities” The prose of the first is considered inferior to that in the latter, but few who have read both books would disagree that they both have something to offer the reader.

Yes, all of these books are still included in my huge chess library.