VISHY ANAND: MY BEST GAMES OF CHESS (Vishy Anand)
336 pages (210 mm by 145 mm)
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Crystal-clear explanations of grandmaster tactics and strategies from which players of all abilities can learn. Anand annotates the finest and most interesting games from his career. In this expanded edition by the official FIDE World Champion, he describes his best games and brings his career right up to date.
This book features Anand's detailed and entertaining commentaries to 57 of his best games, culminating with the victory over Shirov that clinched the FIDE World Championship. Anand's renowned ability to penetrate to the heart of complex positions comes over supremely well in his notes, which will amply repay careful study.
Flowing attacking masterpieces explained logically step-by-step.
Practical hints from a World Champion.
Puzzle positions to test your skill.
Reviews of the revised edition:
"The games are a joy to play through" - Alan Sutton, EN PASSANT.
"The book is designed and produced to GAMBIT's usual exemplary standards, and is indexed by opponent and opening. Verdict: ***** An improved version of an already great book. Excellent value for money, this book should be in the library of every serious chess player" - Phil Adams, THE MANCHESTER CHESS SCENE, THE 3 CS
"I can't recommend this book enough" - Danny Gormally, WEEKEND CHESS
"This is a chunky, personal and instructive collection of top quality games. Anand's verbal notes are graceful and pertinent but he is also adept to getting his hands dirty with some serious analysis where the position requires it. the exceptional quality of the games and annotations makes this a first class games collection." - Jonathan Rowson, BCF CHESS MOVES
"...a nice balance between words and analysis... an excellent book" - John Pugh, CHESS POST
Reviews of the original edition:
"A splendid games collection. Particularly attractive are the lucid notes which balance analysis with comment and reveal Anand's engaging personality" - BRITISH CHESS FEDERATION
"Anand has produced a book full gems" - R H Jones, WESTWARD HO
"Reading Anand...is like a friendly post-mortem, but with a partner who happens to be one of the best players of all time" - Taylor Kingston, CHESS CAFE
"His notes are nice blend of analysis, honesty and explanatory text" - Jonathan Tait, BCCA
"The 240-page masterpiece can safely be classed as a truly sparkling gem" - Paul Motwani, The Scotsman
"An excellent collection of attacking gems with fresh and original concepts" - Lubosh Kavalek, Washington Post
"Excellently annotated games" - Jon Speelman, THE OBSERVER
"A book which is almost pure substance...Anand's selection of games is so superb that you wouldn't want to miss out on even one of them for the sake of a mere anecdote!" - John Watson, TWIC