204 pages , Olms , 2001 In this second volume of My Best Games, grandmaster Victor Korchnoi presents fifty of his best games with Black, with which he has always excelled as a determined defender, ready, when the opportunity presents itself, to switch to counterattack.
204 pages , Hardinge Simpole Limited , 2003-11-01 Smyslov launched his first bid for the supreme title in the 1948 match tournament - coming second to Botvinnik. Eventually, after two victories in Candidates contests and a drawn match with Botvinnik, Smyslov overcame his great and perennial rival to become World Champion in 1957 while still in his mid 30's. Originally pu...[Read More]
292 pages , Hardinge Simpole Limited , 2003-11-01 Reshevsky shot to fame as a child prodigy able to take on and defeat hordes of adult players at one and the same time. This book covers his early career up to the mid 1940's when Reshevsky was established as one of the leading contenders for the world chess crown. His later games are published as Reshevsky's Best Games - ...[Read More]
292 pages , Hardinge Simpole Limited , 2004-04-01 Jose Capablanca was a phenomenon who burst onto the chess world and took top prize in the first ever elite tournament in which he participated. This was at San Sebastian - otherwise known as Donostia - in the Basque country of Spain in 1911. Capablanca's style was serene - no position seemed to trouble him, and he crushed...[Read More]
336 pages , McClelland & Stewart Limited , 2011-10 On December 31, 1975, the Montreal Canadiens, the most successful franchise in the NHL, hosted the touring Central Red Army, the dominant team in the Soviet Union. For three hours millions of people in both Canada and the Soviet Union were glued to their television sets. What transpired that evening was a game that surpa...[Read More]
82 pages , PRUFROCK PRESS INC. , 1996-01-01 On January 1st, a girl said to a boy, "Two days ago, I was 7, but next year I'll be 10." She was telling the truth. Try to figure out how this could be possible.—Pamela Massey, 12 What do you have when you are sitting down that disappears when you stand up?—Lindsay Lingerman, 12 Your students will love these collections of ...[Read More]
256 pages , Hardinge Simpole Limited , 2003-11-01 The essential sequel to Peter Clarke's companion book on Tal, Mikhail Tal's Best Games of Chess. Cafferty takes us further on Tal's career path, covering his loss to Botvinnik in the revenge match, but also the triumphs of Bled 1961 and Tal's remarkable sequence of tournament victories in 1973. Tal is the chess public's f...[Read More]
340 pages , Grove/Atlantic, Inc. , 2009-05-06 The NFL championship game that changed the history of football: a New York Times bestseller by the author of Black Hawk Down. Yankee Stadium, December 28, 1958. What was about to go down on this Sunday evening in front of sixty-four thousand fans and forty-five million home viewers—the largest viewership ever assembled for ...[Read More]