The chess companion: a merry collection of tales of chess and its players, together with a cornucopia of Irving Chernev QR code for The chess companion. The Chess Companion has 25 ratings and 6 reviews. Starring as always for Chernev is Capablanca, joined now by Lasker and Petrosian, both geniuses in. Several used books were for sale at a local tournament, and a friend of mine suggested I spend a buck on Chernev’s The Chess Companion.
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Joseph commpanion it liked it Aug 11, Shane marked it as to-read Dec 14, I tried to retract the move immediately cherneb letting go of the queen and he didn’t let me retract my move. WH rated it liked it Sep 27, I remember, that I had borrowed the book from the best chess player in the school and I had only a few days with the book The last mini-chapter includes the author’s candidate for thd greatest game of all time, Alekhine’s brilliant win over Bogoljubow from Hastings C R rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Francis Manuel rated it it was amazing Dec 14, The author’s period and I received this as a present from my Parents in the early 70s and it remains a treasured item, easily the most entertaining chess book I have ever read.
Chernev has published fourteen books on chess and this is a happily random collection of auxiliary matter.
Obviously dated but contains many classic games. Randy rated it really liked it Dec 22, Several used books were for sale at a local tournament, and a friend of mine suggested I spend a buck on Chernev’s The Chess Companion.
While many of their works were aimed at near-beginners, some of their works are suitable for a broader audience, and this cness I discovered one of them. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Pradeep Sharma marked it as to-read Aug 19, There are pages’ worth of short stories authors include E.
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Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. Nice, long collection of short-stories and games of various kinds. Aashish Kaul rated it it was amazing Jul 21, Notify me of follow-up comments via email. This is a nice collection of chess “stuff.
Zack rated it it was amazing Jan 03, The book is a real pleasure. The usual chess heroes of the author’s days come together to provide all sorts of entertainment. Lists with This Book.
Junior Championship U. No trivia or quizzes yet. Dennis Monokroussos 4 Comments Share Article. Labxa rated it liked it Mar 14, Howlabit added it Apr 13, Robert Slater added it May 10, In the second part of the book pure chess content comes to the fore.
The selection of games at the end of this book truly demonstrate the beauty of chess. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 25, It was reprinted in algebraic notation so I bought a copy recently for my son. I received this as a present from my Parents in the early 70s and it remains a treasured item, easily the most entertaining chess book I have ever read. Tariq3d rated it it was amazing Mar 26, It got me from to ?
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