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These games were selected and annotated by Botvinnik himself as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in Includes contests. Recently I finished going through selected games by Mikhail Botvinnik. It’s a collection of his best games up until he won the world championship for the first. Botvinnik: Selected Games explains Botvinnik’s theories, the development of Russian chess and six end game studies.

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Botvinnik, an expert analyst as well as a champion, had annotated these games himself, giving a complete exposition of his botbinnik and techniques botvinnik 100 selected games such leading chess players as Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov, Tartakower, Vidmar, and many others.

Geoff rated it liked it Mar 21, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This volume also includes a long article bovtinnik the development of chess in Russia, in which Botvinnik discusses Tchigorin, Alekhine, and their influence on the Soviet school of chess; xelected author’s six studies of endgame positions; and Botvinnik’s record in tournament and match play through They cover the period from his first big tournament — the 100 Championship ofin which the year-old Botvinnik became a master — to the International Tournament at Groningen in — in which he demonstrated his qualific The outstanding games in this volume are Mikhail Obtvinnik own choices as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in I was expecting a book like this to be mostly botvinnik 100 selected games, with little to no verbal explanations of the moves and plans.

The games are written in descriptive notation as this is a rather old book that hasn’t yet been revised and reprinted. Alberto rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Lists with This Book.

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One Hundred Selected Games

The games are seperated by the year in which they were played. Of course the verbal explanations Botvinnik gives are not to the depth of something like “logical chess: The outstanding games in this volume are Mikhail Botvinnik’s own choices as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 26, Tim rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Victor rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Kat Vik rated it botvinnik 100 selected games was amazing Jan 04, One Hundred Selected Games By: Brian rated it liked it Sep 17, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Ben D rated it liked it Aug 28, Botvinnik 100 selected games one book on each of the facets of chess along with related softwares and then to link all of it together got this book to study master games. He gives his honest opinion on the openings his opponents play and even gives short histories of the opening’s development.

Certainly most individual botvinnik 100 selected games collections I’ve seen are database dumps with variation trees after every move, making them next to useless for game class player btovinnik me who thrives on repeated verbal explanations.

Also his endgame skills are something to be admired. The quality of the games seleted are mostly very high, although not so high as today’s grandmasters of course. One Hundred Selected Games??????

All the games are annotated by him, and give various verbal explanations and anecdotes botvinnik 100 selected games go along with variations. Bhuvan N rated it really liked it Sep 24, They cover the period from his first big tournament — the USSR Championship ofin botvinnik 100 selected games the year-old Botvinnik became a master — to the International Tournament at Groningen in — in which he demonstrated his qualifications for winning the world championship.

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One Hundred Selected Games

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Of course botvinnik 100 selected games play was not perfect and he even gives examples of when he has gone astray, some of his battles with Smyslov are real back and forth affairs with errors on both sides. However if you are say a below player, this book is not for 1000. May 10,9: Want to Read saving….

Botvinnik ” Selected Games”

They cover the period from his first big tournament — the USSR Championship ofin which the year-old Botvinnik became a master — to the International Tournament at Groningen in — in which he demonstrated his qualifications for winning the world championship. It’s a botvinnik 100 selected games of his best games up until he won the world championship for the first time. If you’re over say Shaunessy Mckay rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Botvinnik, an expert analyst as well as a champion, had annotated these games himself, giving a complete exposition of his strategy and techniques against such leading chess players as Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov, Tartakower, Vidmar, and many others.

Jayanth M rated it it was amazing Jan 28, In a foreword, he discusses his career, his method of play, and the system of training he has adopted for botvinnik 100 selected games play. The book ends with a series of six studies, as well as his botvinnik 100 selected games on what a “combination” actually is.

Each new year begins with an anecdote written by Botvinnik describing his chess activities, as well as various career and life changes. Brendon rated it really liked it May 06, Botvnnik rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Kevin rated it really liked it Nov 16, No trivia botvinnik 100 selected games quizzes yet.

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