Qe4 In the Fichtl vs. Schu mann, who tried to organise the children ' s leisure and taught many of them to play chess. . Chess Federation takes an active part in the activities of F. Kc4 Kd6 40 h5 h6 White is in dire straits. The same position occurred n.
As he saw it, it was not a matter of mechanically counting the pieces moved out of their original place, but of making moves according to a specific plan to gain an advantage in the given position. Yury soon realized that outward glitter is not worth much in chess, that persistent, undeviating effort to carry out the plan is much more important. It was held that Black could still retain equal ity after 35. He is also renowned as a chess author, most famously for Think Like a Grandmaster. Duz-Khotimirsky, who beat both of the winners, caused a sensa tion.
The ini tial position is therefore , a win ning one for White, a draw, or, maybe, even a winning one for Black, although we do not yet know which one of the three possibilities will , in fact, material ise. It is interesting that not only prominent grandmasters and theoreticians in the field of open ings discover new moves. Rfe1 f4 here, too, 1 5. His style is now exceptionally versatile: he is equally strong in position- al play and complicated positions abounding in combinational possibilities. None of the masters con- sidered him a dangerous rival. Vsevolod Rauzer occupies a place of honour in Soviet chess annals as an outstanding theoretician, particularly in the open- ings. In 1933 he was schoolboy champion of Dnepropetrovsk, and in was awarded the title of Master in 1939 for his outstanding per- formance in a U.
Modern theory recom mends 1 3. It is difficult to name an opening that does not occur in his games. Alexander Kotov was a formidable grandmaster of the Soviet school. At the age of 16 he was recognised the best Russian. In the 25th game of the Ale- khine v. KtxP, so this is a forced move.
Chess Championship 1945 , Botvin- nik made a mistake during time trouble in his encounter with Romanovsky, which put him in an extremely precarious situation. Shiffers indi cated the variation 1 6. Chigorin was a connoisseur of positional strategic play and a master of manoeuvre. Kotov's clear and methodical style makes this book an ideal guide to chess strategy. Finally, in August 1 87 1 , he managed to get an undistinguished office job. Speaking of how deeply and correct 1 y Ch igor i n, t he f ou nu- er of the Russian school, un- derstood positions, and how far ahead he was of his con- temporaries in this respect, we should like to compare his realistic analyses with the groundless arguments of Tar- rasch. However, Mikenas continues without a good plan, and no wonder that White soon obtains superiority.
Jaenisch also analyses the Sicilian Gambit 1. Rubinstein , who at the time was world champion Lasker's chief rival, came first in a hard fight. He played in his first tournament, the St. Were it a matter of our personal opinion, of our desire, we would, without a mo ment's hesitation, without vacilla tion, propose a radical and much needed undertaking: the establish- · merit of an All-Russia Chess Union with annual congresses and tournaments to be held by turn in different cities. The following two studies won prizes at the contest.
They enable young players to follow a correct road of self-improvement from the very start. But Alator- tsev was consternated, made the weak move 10. Book for children till adult are different content. Hence White has lost three tempi. Nevertheless, his posi- tion is a lost one. There is no longer any de- fence.
Chess survives as a game because it is intrinsical ly heterogeneous. Many books about Soviet chess players are written abroad. Petrosian was the master of restraint, prophylaxis and prevention. Rge 1 , Kasparov indicated the following 181 beautiful vanat10n: 36. Bondarevsky also did some neat work in the difficult Knight ending of his game against the Yugoslav Grand- master Svetozar Gligoric Stockholm Tournament, 1948. If you examine the games in any simultaneous exhibition given by a grandmaster or master you will see that their adversaries, rank-and-file players, are good at calculation and can discover combinations.
Peter I also liked to relax at the chess board. The assemblies marked the start of the meetings of chess players from the upper classes, mostly those at the Tsar's court. Championship of 1949 and the Grandmasters Tourna- ment in Switzerland in 1953. To call this the best book on endgames ever written seems to be an opinion shared by almost all reviewers and commentators. This was a somewhat unexpected but nonetheless convincing nerformance. The law of chess strategy that an open file should be occupied immediately has prevailed for nearly a hundred years now.
KtxR, then 24 Kt— Q5! Here is a game from the Berlin tournament. Here are a few illustrations. Now the Knight is captured. U 36 R— Q2 K— B3 37 p — R 4 P— Kt3 38 K— Ktl K— K4 Resigns The Unzicker-Botvinnik en- counter at the International Team Championship in 1954 attracted a great deal of atten- tion. Nxe3 Qd6 now Black takes over the initiative and starts an energetic offensive on both flanks 21.