Logical Chess: Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition (Irving Chernev)

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Logical Chess: Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition (Irving Chernev)

Logical Chess: Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition (Irving Chernev)

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I already had an intuition about pushing the f-pawn (exposes the king to checks along that diagonal) and the g-pawn (lots of weaknesses on the light squares), but pushing the h-pawn felt a lot safer to me.

A player with a high rating may criticize that the games are too simplistic and old fashioned, but to appreciate the modern theory and its subtleties I imagine you've got to know the classical play first.As you follow each game, you will start to see where potential attacks come from, and you will find yourself looking for winning combinations in your own games. Worse, Black's 17 … Bxf2, that Chernev says initiates an unstoppable attack, and that in fact prompted White to resign, overlooks a surprising resource of White's, 18 Bxf7, that would have enabled White to completely equalize what had been a Black-advantage -6.

One of the first books I owned, Chernev's THE FIRESIDE BOOK OF CHESS guided me through the many facets of chess during my formative years. I intended to gobble up some new hobby practice, but the challenge of reading through these 33 games for a beginner player such as myself was a shock of 5months! In that respect, again flaws and all, showing the moves and some of the simple ideas behind the moves, even the repetition of some bits of advice, was perfect for me. Chernev has a way with words and always finds something interesting to say about the first move, even though through the course of the 33 games he mostly has words to say about the King's Pawn (1. As the subtitle says, the explanation really is move by move, meaning each move is followed by a solid paragraph of explanation and thought.There is also a sufficient number of diagrams so that you won't get too lost as the game progresses.



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