Chessbibliophile offers the third instalment of the report on ACP Cup, Riga.
In the current column on ChessPublishing.com Chessbibliophile draws to your attention to Carlsen’s last theoretical battles weeks before the World Championship Match.
Don’t miss the videos at the end of the article-Ed.
This is our first review of NiC Yearbooks. It offers a critical introduction to these special issues from New in Chess Publishing House. GM analysis tends to be dense and complex. So we have simplified the matter and added explanation wherever necessary for the uninitiated player-Ed.
In his last review chessbibliophile dealt with the first volume of this series that traced the rise of Mikhail Botvinnik through 1920s and 30s.
In this review he deals with the second volume that describes Botvinnik’s ascent of the chess Olympus and his struggle to remain on top thereafter. We have also added links to some rare historic footage on World Championship 1948.-Ed.
Two years ago the chess world celebrated the 100th Birth Anniversary of Mikhail Botvinnik, the sixth world champion. Way back in 1980s the Patriarch, as he was known, authored a famous trilogy, Аналитические критические работы.
This has been translated by Dr. Ken Neat and published as Botvinnik’s Best Games by Moravian Chess Publishing. The series deserves to be better-known. Here is a review of the first volume-Ed.
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