The World's Great Chess Games Author:Reuben Fine In this comprehensive tribute to the royal recreation, chess author and grandmaster Reuben Fine has compiled an annotated treasury of the greatest games ever played. Beginning with the 16th-century master Ruy Lopez, Dr. Fine examines the notable games and tactical contributions of Philidor, Morphy, Steinitz, Emanuel Lasker, Capablanca, Euwe, Bot... more »vinnik, Keres, Reshevsky and many other princes of the board. Now you can savor the strategy, psychology and sheer brilliance behind a host of landmark struggles.
In concise, illustrated annotations for each game, Dr. Fine analyzes the slashing attacks, brilliant combinations and occasional blunders that will live forever in the annals of chess. Moreover, he has leavened his tale of master strokes and miscues with delightful anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories of the celebrated combatants, many of whom he knew personally and faced across the chessboard.« less