Chess Duels with the Champions by Yasser Seirawan
Four-time US Champion Yasser Seirawan provides an engaging account of his games and interactions with the world champions of chess: celebrated figures including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Bobby Fischer, Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Tal, Vassily Smyslov, Mikhail Botvinnik and Max Euwe.
Having been involved in frequent battles against world champions over a 25 year period, Seirawan is in an ideal position to describe what it's really like staring across the chessboard at a true legend. In this book he covers his most memorable encounters in detail - his famous wins and painful losses against the best players on the planet
Seirawan's substantial involvement in off-the-board chess activities over the years has also led to much communication and dealings with world champions, and here Seirawan recounts for the first time many stories involving these giants of chess, helping to paint a picture of their personalities and revealing their many different dimensions.
* Instructive and entertaining coverage of games with world champions
* Discover the characteristics of the legends, on and off the board
* Ideal for players of all levels
Published August 2010 EU, July 2010 US | ISBN 9781857445879
Format Hardcover, 350 pages