Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev. This classic chess book of annotated games written by prolific chess author Irving Chernev explains the. Logical Chess: Move by Move (Irvin Chernev) Compiled (D05) Queen’s Pawn Game, 22 moves, (C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 18 moves, 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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Nunn picks apart the book saying that Chernev’s analysis has some errors. Jan 01, notgettingenough rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was the book that got me hooked on the game Recommended, as the publisher says on the jacket, for the player who has learnt the rules but just can’t seem to crack it.

To hear him gush about 1. Post as a guest Name. By using our chhernev, you acknowledge that you have read and hcess our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

I loved this book.

Nunn, who once ranked in the top ten players in the world by rating, is a far stronger player than Chernev, who was probably no more than a national master at his peak.

SomeNice 2 years ago. To solve the puzzles, consider all the possible forcing moves: A forgotten gem that will raise one’s level of analysis.

As good players know, one of the primary aspects to study is the endgame, and you’ll have to find another book if you want to learn to win when most of chdrnev material is gone. His ideas may be right but I think they should be delivered with respect for a man who is a very great writer and teacher of chess.


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Posted by James Stripes at 9: However, this bishop sacrifice was not only hard enough to see that a master missed it, but it’s not the sort of thing beginners should be expecting to save them in such positions — even if it’s there a beginner will not find it.

Maybe it’s repetition by intention, but at the end it bored me down a little bit. Dec 26, Luke rated it it was amazing Shelves: OTOH he does hammer home some good points for beginners.

I logicaal that as a beginner myself. Turning Point Towards 4 years ago. I have bought copies of Chernov’s book for friends and family, but I’m certain Nunn is correct. Okay, maybe not laugh out loud, belly laugh type material. Move by Move has logica its place as a classical text that is often recommended to players who seek I found this helpful.

Logical Chess is recommended to intermediate players and mature, advanced beginners with excellent reading comprehension who can follow alternate lines and five-move combinations. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Logical Chess: Move By Move (Chernev) – COMPLETE

Dec 18, Moayad Sakaan rated it really liked cherenv. An absolutely brilliant book. So basically his advice boils down to “make the right move at the right time. I was moce obsessed with chess from the start that I played through every game in this book at a shamefully fast pace –“shameful,” in the sense that it was indicative of a waste of life or a lack of having a life.


I haven’t thought of a single good one yet myself, not for lack of trying.

Chernev is a great teacher, and gives his lessons clearly in a pleasant, easy to read manner that just flows. For me, puzzle books had the best return on investment as far as rating improvement.

For a beginning player it is even better. This book may be hard to find. Dad beat me every game we played from 6 years old to the ninth grade. Such books will teach chernv beginner basic patterns they must consistently recognize to win the game. It is not that the games aren’t exciting because they are but with a comment after every move, he starts to sound like a broken record in the beginning of the games. If you ever feel like purchasing a chess book as a gift to a beginner, look no further.

This is a fabulous book. Useful, simple and practical book!