Viktor Korchnoi hardly needs an introduction. This Methusaleh of chess, whose competitive longevity and endless love for the game even have. Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi was born March 23, , in Leningrad, USSR. He defected (the old word for escaping from the Soviets) to the. Chess is My Life by Victor Korchnoi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Skickas inom vardagar. Share your thoughts with other customers. Chess is My Life Victor Korchnoi. Korchnoi’s comments and his explanations of where a game could possibly go taught me a lot. Sep 26, Anonymous.

I first got this book from a library, and was happy that Amazon sellers still have some copies of this out-of-print work. You will see how small moves can lead to disaster or victory.

Win in the Opening IA. A review The following review is not about the latest product in the Chessbase stable, it is about my favorite: At tournaments with numerous entrants, the naturalised Swiss citizen leaves world-class players young enough to be his grandchildren far behind him. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Tamara rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Truly it is impossible to explain, and is something you need to see and experience. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. School of Chess Excellence 2 Mark Dvoretsky. To see what your iorchnoi thought of this book, please sign up. Reading this book gave me an myy into the realities of life in the Soviet Union. Having to face “the chosen one” the youth that defined communist ideals and intellect.

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Jan 09, Bobsie67 rated it liked it Shelves: Part biography, part history, and part chess instruction – Chess is My Life is lkfe chance to learn from a master. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Viktor Korchnoi writes about his life, his childhood, his early start with chess, his life in USSR and later his life in Holland and Switzerland.

Refresh and try again. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. You won’t find variations on the Sicilian, either. After reading the biography, I got out a chessboard, set the pieces up acording to his diagrams, and followed his moves, and analyzed them. From a pure chess point of view, the games are all well-chosen, illustrating important moments in his career, with interesting introductions, and great battles, ranging from his early career to after he no longer challenged for the world title.


Chess was easy, and the flow of the game was logical and fluid. This book shows reality with the Hollywood stripped away. Wallace rated it really liked it Oct 01, Learn Chess in 40 Hours Rudolf Teschner. Chess is My Life. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The games in the back of the book taught me a lot about chess.

However, the Mg are more than a declaration of love to the game, they are a testament to his legacy and a wonderful source of insights when you least expect them. His analysis of the game are very insightful as well as all his anecdotes, I enjoy more his style than Karpov’s book. lief

My all-time favorite player, Viktor Korchnoi. While Korchnoi certainly has had more than his share of great moments, the nature of the inspiration he gives here is entirely unique to these DVDs: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Dimitris Sotiropoulos rated it really liked it Dec 18, Other books in this series.

Korchnoi is a living legend, and these things did really happen.