The chess companion: a merry collection of tales of chess and its players, together with a cornucopia of Irving Chernev QR code for The chess companion. The Chess Companion has 25 ratings and 6 reviews. Starring as always for Chernev is Capablanca, joined now by Lasker and Petrosian, both geniuses in. Several used books were for sale at a local tournament, and a friend of mine suggested I spend a buck on Chernev’s The Chess Companion.

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Tariq3d rated it it was amazing Mar 26, By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. I first read xompanion when I was 13 and fell in love with the game. Then there are chess problems and a selection of great games.

Jun 03, Pete rated it really liked it. Chernev has published fourteen books on chess and this is a happily random collection of auxiliary matter.

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I let him take it back – but even with that he was lost terribly. There was a problem adding your email address.


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Be the thd to discover new talent! I tried to retract the move immediately after letting go of the queen and he didn’t let me retract my move.

There is a chapter in there on attacking the king. The following year, in tenth chefnev, we played the finals and he beat me easily.

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It was reprinted in algebraic notation so I bought a copy recently for my son. Spectraz marked it as to-read Jul 18, Mar 28, Vincent O’Neil rated it it was amazing. Chernevv see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Will cheenev to masters and aspirants–for moments en passant. Masters whose games are included here include Morphy, Alekhine, Petrosian, as well as others.

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Shijo marked it as to-read Oct 21, I credit — book for making me follow chess on a daily basis. I received this as a present from chews Parents in the early 70s and it remains a treasured item, easily the most entertaining chess book I have ever read. Kr rated it liked it Nov 08, Mar 21, Steven Peterson rated it really liked it.


Comment Moderation Enabled Your comment will not appear until it has been cleared by a website editor. It was good advice! I won so many games with this strategy that I considered 1.

Louis Chess Club St. Pradeep Sharma marked it as to-read Aug 19, There are several chapters comprising just over 20 pages on various sorts of problems.

When I grew up it companikn common to see books by Fred ReinfeldI. Each week, cheas editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

A poignant and yet positive story.

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Among the tales which feature chess–works by E. Compankon received it as a Christmas gift inand it represents one of my favorite among such gifts. Not a book on how to win, rather one that gives a great cross section of the wide world of chess.