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By Lars Bo Hansen

"If you need to achieve the heights, you might want to learn the full heritage of chess. i cannot supply any transparent logical reason for it, yet i feel it really is completely necessary to take in the total of chess history." - VLADIMIR KRAMNIK

In this booklet Lars Bo Hansen indicates how chess knowing has developed and explains how and why a examine of the good champions of the previous and current will considerably increase your chess. even supposing smooth chess is a hugely concrete video game the place calculation is paramount and ideas usually seem to take a again seat, Hansen argues that the foundations became implicit at best point: "you can't win video games in simple terms through following Steinitz's or Nimzowitsch's rules, yet you'll definitely lose video games when you have no idea those principles!"

Hansen exhibits that trend attractiveness - the most very important elements of chess mastery - is outfitted up hugely successfully via learning ancient video games, and cites many examples that allows you to instantly shape a part of your armoury. development upon the constitution of his acclaimed paintings How Chess video games are received and Lost, Hansen additionally argues that the transitions opening-to-middlegame and middlegame-to-endgame are top understood by way of learning the video games of the nice champions.

Throughout the e-book, the emphasis is firmly on enhancing your chess, and equipping you to enhance your chess extra via learning by yourself. even as, you'll get pleasure from a dinner party of the main instructive chess video games of all time - either classical and sleek. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses the long run improvement of chess style.

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N-B3 N-B3 4. B-NS B-NS 5. 0-0 0-0 6. BxN N PxB 7. NxP R-K I 8. P-Q4 BxN 9. PxB NxP I 0. R-K I N-Q3 I I . Q-N4 Q-B3 1 2. B-R3 R-Q I 1 3. R-K3 N-B4 1 4. R-B3 P-Q4 1 5. Q-RS P-N3 1 6. N-N4! Q-R I 1 7. Q-NS B-K3 1 8. RxN! BxR 1 9. N-R6ch K-N2 20. NxBch K-N I 2 1 . , Black resigns The upcoming 22. B-B6 will disconcert the Black lady. S. Open, 1 938): I . P-Q4 N­ KB3 2. B-NS N-KS 3. B-R4 P-Q4 4. P-K3 P-QB4 5. P-QB3 Q-N3! 6. Q-B I Q-KR3! (Lyman notes that during the post-mortem the ever-generous Mac praised highly this Queen maneuver.

B-B2 Q-R4 I 0. 0-0 BxN I I . 46 The Bobby Fischer I Knew and Other Stories PxB QxBP 1 2. Q-N I 0-0 1 3. P-K4 PxP 1 4. B-Q2 Q-R6 I S. B-N4 Q-R3 1 6. BxR PxN 1 7. B-K7?? Q-K3, White resigns White cannot save his Bishop and defend against the crushing threat of 18 . . Q-N5 . The game is theoretically important because most authorities consider White's game as won after 17. B-N4 instead of Maroczy's blunder, 17. B-K7 ? . This opinion dates back to Alexander Alekhine's comments in his book on the New York 1927 tourna­ ment-comments which were later ratified by Efim Bogolyubov in Die Moderne Eroffnung: 1.

AI was nothing if not thoroughly careful. He guards against such eventualities as 3 1 . . N/6xP? 32. RxN/Q4 QxN 33 . 14. Q-B2 or 3 1 . . N/4xQP 32. N-B7ch RxN 33. RxR. In the latter line, Black cannot play . . N-K7ch because of the pin. 32. B-R3 N/3xP 33. Rl l xN NxR 34. RxRch KxR 35. N-Q7ch QxN! After this fine move, planned long in advance, Black has only a hit of mopping up to do. 36. BxQ N-K7ch 37. K-B I NxQ 38. BxR NxP 39. B-Q7 N-NS 40. K-K2 K-K2 4 1 . B-BS P-KR3 42. P-N4 K-B 3 43. P-R4 P-B4 44.

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