The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games

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Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998 - Games - 558 pages
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With 100 games & 800 diagrams, a must-buy book for chess players at every level. Three grandmasters present analyses of one hundred classic chess games guaranteed to improve any player's skills.

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Review: Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games: Improve Your Chess by Studying the Greatest Games of All time

User Review  - Ian - Goodreads

Great games, lots of variations. Read full review

Review: Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games: Improve Your Chess by Studying the Greatest Games of All time

User Review  - Manny - Goodreads

This is a very good anthology of the greatest chess games of all time, but it does raise the question of what selection criteria to use. After a while, you realize that chess games are just another ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

FIDE Master Graham Burgess is a highly accomplished and versatile writer on chess, whose Mammoth Book of Chess won the British Chess Federation book of the Year Award in 1997. He holds the world record for marathon blitz chess-playing. John Nunn has been a grandmaster for 20 years and has played for the English National Team from 1974 up to the present day. At the 1984 Chess Olympiad he won three individual gold medals and in 1988-9 finished sixth overall in the World Cup. In recent years he has turned more to writing, establishing a reputation as arguably the world's foremost chess author. He has twice won the British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award. Joe Gallagher is a highly respected author of numerous best-selling chess books including being co-author of the single volume openings work "Nunn┐ s Chess Openings," John Emms is one of Britain┐ s strongest Grandmasters and is a member of the English national team. He has also carved out a reputation for being an excellent chess writer and has many works under his name. He is co-author of the very popular openings bible "Nunn┐ s Chess Openings,"

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John Emms is one of the UK's leading Grandmasters and has captained the English Team at two Chess Olympiads. He's a highly respected author of over 20 books as well as an experienced coach who has worked with many top players.
Glenn Flear is one of the most popular Grandmasters on the international tournament circuit. He is an experienced trainer and has coached some of the UK's leading junior players. He is resident in France.
Andrew Greet is a young International Master and one of the UK's most rapidly improving players. In 2005 he scored a perfect 11/11 in the British National League, the first time any player had achieved this remarkable feat.

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