Logical Chess Move By Move has ratings and 56 reviews. Paul said: If I could live my life over again (ah, if only) I would make one simple change. I. All 33 games from Irving Chernev’s book Logical Chess: Move By Move (Every Move Explained), Faber & Faber ; New Algebraic Edition B.T. Batsford, . Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the.

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Youth Chess Scholastic players and parents: May 10, Alan Tomkins-Raney rated it really liked it.

I would have also had time to play over the games again and again. Tim Hanke Tim Hanke is a U.

My goal in reading books like this is to incorporate into my subconscious as many master game patterns as possible: My only two complaints logicall that this book is outdated and it gets rather boring when in each game there must be a comment for the same previously played opening move – both which the other books have taken care of.

OTOH he does hammer home some good points for beginners. Feb 9, 7. Subscribe in a reader. Nunn’s book “Grandmaster Chess move by move” harshly critizes chernev’s. The games themselves are as old as the hills.

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Buy the selected items together This item: Get to Know Us. Highly recommended to any enthusiast who wants to build a platform to be more than logiccal a hobby player. Irving Chernev, Logical Chess: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy lgical and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


The general with the larger, entirely mobilized army should win if he’s careful yet aggressive! What’s more, the final move of this particular game, as played in Berlin inBlack’s 17th move, is llogical a forcing move. English Choose a language for shopping. I have grouped the double king pawn open games first, the single king pawn semi-open games second, the double queen pawn closed games third, and the Indian defenses last. Perhaps it isn’t as timeless as it once appeared to me, but it should prove useful lobical any aspiring player wanting to better understand how to develop logical plans, moves, and thought processes in chess.

I do think it’s great, Irving Chernev– as usual– is chses, and the format of this book is superb for beginners or advanced beginners. Batsford Chess Book Paperback: Jul 29, Corey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 04, Tahta rated it it was amazing. And no collection would be complete without a copy of “Logical chess”. My only warning would be that the impressionable student should be gently reminded by a friend or mentor that most of the rules and principles Chernev so dogmatically states do not chsrnev have any consistent validity in real-world chess, so that the book should be looked at as a way to get started thinking about positions, not as a reliable guideline to what chess is really about.

Indeed, in later games, Chernev says exactly that, and gives examples of moves he previously criticised, with reasons for why it is different, or forced, or whatever. Opening traps in the sicilian 4 years ago.

Since the book was written decades before I was born, I wish I had seen it when I was Turning Chess Misconceptions into Chess Lgoical.

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Start reading Logical Chess on your Kindle in under a minute. Sign up for Nigel’s Tiger Chess Newsletter. As others have said as well, it is also a game of rules and exceptions. It depends on what chernsv are using the book for.


Describing every move is a great idea in principle, but it does get a little wearisome having to read about 1. However, this bishop sacrifice was not only hard enough to see that a master missed it, but it’s not the sort of thing beginners should be expecting to save them in such positions — even if it’s there a beginner will not find it.

Chernev is such an awesome chess author. There’s only so much you can say about 1. Dec 18, Moayad Sakaan rated it really liked it. Logical Chess was my first chess book, which accounts for my familiarity with it, and fondness for it. At least then I would not have had such an cheds problem and there were no chess engines to argue with.

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Finally, why oh why are the Chapter headers for each game the site where the game was played rather than olgical players? Log In or Join. I used the structure and natural kingside attack from that game in many, many of my own encounters. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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