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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This is why you may find it expedient to develop your queen at the sixth move or to castle at the sixtieth move. OTOH he does hammer home some good points for beginners. This is the now my favorite chess book of all time. Alles mag stimmen, es logocal aber logicwl Relevanz. If am even still trying to learn and play this game, it is because of Chernev’s writings. The value of any single move or combination of moves can only be measured with respect to the particular position on the board.

Logical Chess is pages long with no diagrams — clearly not a book for beginners. It must fit in with the scheme of the game you are playing and be tempered by the demands of the opponent.


Logical Chess: Move By Move (Chernev) – COMPLETE

Logical Chess was my first chess book, which accounts for my familiarity with it, and fondness for it. Tim Hanke is a U. With that proviso, I would recommend it heartily to anyone just starting to explore the game, and therefore, to scholastic chess teachers as well.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Such books will teach the beginner basic patterns they must consistently recognize to win the game. Silman’s Complete Endgame Course: This book is a great resource that I enjoy reading over and over again.

Feb 9, 5. Amateurs should also use this approach. Confessions of a chess novice. Nothing in chess—no convention, principle, or recommended procedure—is to be practiced rigidly.

Irving Chernev: Logical Chess

Indeed, in later games, Chernev says exactly that, and gives examples of moves he previously logica, with reasons for why it is different, or forced, or whatever. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

In this popular classic, the author explains 33 complete games, in detail, move by move, including the reason for each one.

Turning Point Towards 4 years ago. Refresh and try again.

This is fantastic chess book. I am currently on game 30 out of 33 in this book, and am rated around USCF. 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. As such, I am reading this book for the purpose of being able to recommend it to some beginner players. Revival 1 week ago. To solve the puzzles, consider all the possible forcing moves: I think people like Nunn take things too seriously at times, he should chill out!


Every move is explained in details along with positional analysis. This game is no exception, with Teichmann threatening checkmate two different ways upon move 17, and von Scheve, who must have been understandably intimidated, resigns.

Modern chess is a little bit different and to understand why GMs break the rules could be interesting. In chess, as in life, rules must often be swept aside. In the future, additional posts may also carry this tag.