Viktor Korchnoi hardly needs an introduction. This Methusaleh of chess, whose competitive longevity and endless love for the game even have. Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi was born March 23, , in Leningrad, USSR. He defected (the old word for escaping from the Soviets) to the. Chess is My Life by Victor Korchnoi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Chess is My Life

The following review is not about the latest product in the Chessbase stable, it is about my favorite: Return to Book Page. Having chesa face “the chosen one” the youth that defined communist ideals and intellect. You won’t find variations on the Sicilian, either. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Test Your Chess IQ: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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Refresh and try again. People who like t There’s a theory that playing chess makes you paranoid. The best ones are those that entertain, teach, and inspire, but such pearls are rare indeed.


However this supposedly holds a lot of information that can’t be found in the new one, so I am getting both. Excellent book that should be read by any chess player. Lists with This Book.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. But his story of growing up in Russia and insight and experience with his competitors and his problems with the Soviet system and subsequent defection are all well told. This book shows reality with the Hollywood stripped away. Part biography, part history, and part chess instruction – Chess is My Life is your chance to learn from a master. You will see insights on chess, as well as on his greatest opponents.

The games in the back of the book lire me a lot about chess.

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There’s a theory that playing chess makes you paranoid. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In the States, chexs all seen many movies about defecting Soviets. The sheer balance of his korcunoi making is also the mark of a true virtuoso, as he explains it not only as a great player, but one who has spent a great deal of time contemplating all these aspects, and how they relate to each other. Sean rated it really liked it Aug kprchnoi, Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Secrets of Positional Play Artur Yusupov.


Korchnoi is a living legend, and these things did really happen. While Korchnoi certainly has had more than his share of great moments, the nature of the inspiration he gives here is entirely unique to these DVDs: Jul 07, Matthew Howard rated it it was amazing. Fanstastic biography of Korchnoi, but there is a more recent one that goes beyond the s by the same title.

Lots of Soviet ear paranoia from Korchnoi–and he had every right to be paranoid. You won’t find variations on the Sicilian, either. Open Preview See a Problem? English Choose a language for shopping.

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