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    Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces

    A New Edition of a Winner of the USCF Award for Best Book

    Product Code: B0116GB


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Igor Stohl
    Year of Publication: 2009

    Pages: 445
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description

    62 brilliant games involving the best players in the world, with notes by one of the top annotators.

    Igor Stohl has selected 62 outstanding games from recent years and analysed them in painstaking depth. Here he presents his findings to chess enthusiasts, who will find the games entertaining and the annotations both instructive and illuminating. Stohl is an outstanding theoretical expert, so the opening phase of each game reads like a lesson in the key strategic aspects of the opening chosen, with a critical survey of modern trends. The middlegame is dissected and the critical decisions subjected to keen scrutiny - we are invited inside Stohl's laboratory to join him in the quest for the truth. The endgame phase, if reached, is handled with similar erudition, with insights into the grandmaster's approach to questions of technique. Following each game there is a discussion of the most important lessons to be learned.

    The expanded and revised new edition of this award-winning work features 12 new top-level games from the period 2000-2007 annotated in great depth - about 40% new material. There are also corrections to the existing notes and a revised Introduction.

    Igor Stohl is a well-known grandmaster from Slovakia. He plays in several national leagues and is a noted opening theoretician. His thorough annotations frequently appear in Ceskoslovensky Sach, Informator and ChessBase Magazine. The first edition of Instructive Modern Chess Masterpieces won the United States Chess Federation Cramer Award for Best Book.

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    ISBN 9781906454081
    Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
    Author(s) Igor Stohl
    Pages 445 Pages
    Publication Date Apr 21, 2009
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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