This book discusses the first Russian grandmasters and prominent masters, such luminaries as Mikhail Chigorin, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, Alexander Kotov, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Tal, Alexander Tolush and many others. Also included is a section dedicated to the women players.
The Soviet School of Chess
The Soviet Chess School has biographies and lots of games and pictures of players such as Kasparov, Karpov and Spassky whereas these players are not mentioned in the 32-years earlier work The Soviet School of Chess.
The Soviet Chess School
The story of the struggle of the American single genius with the Soviet hegemony in chess. The book contains all 158 games played by the eleventh world champion Robert Fisher against the Soviet chess players. But the book’s uniqueness is different: for the first time almost all the secret documents on the "Fisher problem" are gathered together for the first time, many of which have never appeared in print.
Russians Vs. Fischer