Logical Chess: Move by Move

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Batsford, 1998 - Games - 256 pages
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Having learnt the basic moves, how exactly should a player improve? In this much loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, telling the reader the reason for every single move. Playing through these games and explanations gives a real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.

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User Review  - reverend.baron - LibraryThing

The first chess book I ever read cover to cover, over and over. I couldn't put it down for days. I grant you I was suffering from insomnia at the time. This book is far from the most contemporary in ... Read full review

Review: Logical Chess Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition

User Review  - Vikram - Goodreads

A wonderful collection of insightful games. The number of example openings is somewhat limited to e4 and d4, but Chernev's analysis of the queen pawn games exemplifies the importance of controlling the center of the board. Read full review



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Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was a Russian-American chess author who wrote over 20 books, including the bestselling Invitation to Chess and Logical Chess: Move By Move (ISBN: 9780713484649).

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