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. My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer Logical Chess Move By Move by Irving Chernev The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal by Mikhail Tal Bobby Fischer.

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Books by Irving Chernev. He also throws in humor every so often to keep the interest of the reader, because chess can quickly turn into a boring game if treated dryly. If you are an experienced player looking for accurate analysis you look elsewhere. Regardless of these types of issues, this is a very good book.

Irving Chernev: Logical Chess

Control the center, fhess. Before attempting Logical Chess, I recommend that true beginners read the following books three times each yes, at least three times because it gets clearer — easier, smoother with each reading as information is assimilated with prior understanding. Maybe it’s repetition by intention, but at the end it bored me down a little bit.

It’s an old friend. It goes over in great detail each move from 33 games.

Exceptional players find exceptional moves and that’s what we all try to do! Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It would certainly be my recommendation for the beginning player. It was the book that got me hooked on the game It is most likely that they can’t form plans of attack yet! Sign up for Nigel’s Tiger Chess Newsletter. Logical Chess Move by Move Author: In his kingside attack section, which features some nice chesss the ‘culprit’, and eventual loser, often moves his rook’s pawn forward a square.


Let’s start with the good news. I have similar books written by Max Euwe.

Chernev is one of the best chess writers out there. This points to the fact that good positional knowledge is required to make use of the advantage. Want to Read saving….

Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev

Many readers prefer to use a standard regulation board as the first board, and a much smaller pocket-sized portable set as the second board. It teaches chess concepts, principles and rules of thumb; the reasons behind the move.

llgical Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is an excellent book for self-study after one has a solid grasp of the rules, fundamentals and aims of chess.

I have bought copies of Chernov’s book for friends and chezs, but I’m certain Nunn is correct. It would be nice to have this as an e-book with annotated pgns, but apparently his widow has not been very receptive to publishing deals.

I would like to ask the op how does the engines chernnev of h3 as best help his chess understanding? I started learning chess very late in life in my 30’s.


I remember someone pointing out that the era the games are from makes them easier to umderstand than some more modern games. Tim Hanke Tim Hanke is a U. That’s not too much of a problem when it comes to the tactics, because tactics never go out cheds fashion. Feb 25, Mike Hickson rated it it was amazing. Feb 9, 1. Sign up using Email and Password. Feb 9, 8.

Logical Chess: Move By Move (Chernev) – COMPLETE

Even in intermediate or advanced games, the principle that pawns can’t move backwards, that it creates weaknesses, is all still useful because you weigh that up against the benefits of such a move. Open Preview See a Problem? Nunn has argued that Logical Chess Move by Move is a severely limited work produced by a weak player. Jun 24, globulon marked it as partly-read Shelves: A very modern table containing a comparison of the mobility of pieces in terms squares they could move to – which I had seen in one of Dan Heisman’s books and thought it was a great invention.