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The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

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THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN ENTIRELY IN RUSSIAN

"The Fire Attack" by Mikhail Tal and Iakov Damsky, brings out all the brightest and most beautiful of the great victories of the Soviet Grandmaster of Chess and World champion Mikhail Tal Nehemevicha. His aggressive, unpredictable, graceful, and in some cases even warlike games are always admired and will always be admired by millions of players around the world. He was a true master of the attack on the king. Tal showed that the need for a good attack, unexpected solutions, endless sacrifices, even if not always correct in terms of computer analysis. In the hands of the party of such attacks are difficult to defend, and that therefore it is necessary to closely monitor how Tal led his attacks, and to learn from him the art. Though Tal and used to say: "There are two types of attacks: correct and mine" - it's just self-irony, a joke, in which, of course, there is some truth. In this book, from the dialogue of world chess champion Mikhail Tal with journalist Iakov Damsky the reader learns a biography of one of the most brilliant and original players of our time, its principles and its chess sports biography.

Mikhail Tal is known as one of the most creative and original chess players in history especially because of his amazing attacks and his improbable sacrifices. He was born on November 9, 1936 in Riga Latvia. In 1960, at the age of 23, Mikhail Tal won the World Chess Championship by defeating Mikhail Botvinnik in a match held in Moscow by 12½–8½. He lost the title and was not able to regain it mainly because of health problems. He won a game from World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov just one month before he died in Moscow on June 28, 1992. Iakov Damsky was a talented writer on chess, as you will see from reading this book. He was born on Born on April 24 1934 in the city of Vitebsk in Belarus. He studied at the Kazan State University. After graduation, he worked for almost ten years as a correspondent and head of department at the newspaper "Komsomolets Tartary." In 1965 he moved to Moscow and became a correspondent for the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets". From 1967 he worked as a sports commentator Central Television and National Radio. For many years, he was on the radio station "Mayak" and television programs. He wrote more than a dozen chess books in Russian. Only a few have been translated into English.

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Author: Mikhail Tal & Iakov Damsky
Publication Date: January 22, 2013
Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
Page Count: 320

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