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Player: dsuttles Subject: The space on your bookshelf
|Is there a book you would like to own, but do not?|
Or an e-book?
Is it a luxury edition? A manual? A biography? A classic? Something that has piqued your interest in the forums or a review somewhere? Please tell us.
|31 dsuttles||2014-02-24 11:25:08|
|Bob is seeking reviews = D||-|
|32 dsuttles||2014-02-24 11:32:02|
простой казанский сирота
Нежметдинов - Таль
|33 pipesharp||2014-02-25 01:39:24|
|In reply to dsuttles:|
!. Thank you!
2. Are the \"dsuttles\" of rat fame?
|34 pipesharp||2014-02-25 01:49:20|
|2. Should be: Are you the \"dsuttles\" of \"rat\" fame?||-|
|35 dsuttles||2014-02-25 10:45:13|
|36 dsuttles||2014-02-25 10:59:31|
|I was flying home for Christmas once, so I decided to treat myself to a non-chess read. So I bought \'Bobby Fischer Goes to War\'. The guy I buy my chess books from recommended it, and he doesn\'t play chess. It\'s really good, not only for its take on the Wild West, but for its insights into Boris Spassky and the entire Soviet chess scene.||-|
|37 Baggy_Gee||2014-02-25 11:54:54|
|That is why I like \"mortal games\" as it is an insiders view of Kasparov\'s preperation leading up to the 1990 world Championship and is the reason that I would like to see Kasparov\'s treatment of Karpov.||-|
|38 pipesharp||2014-02-28 01:21:55|
|I tried so many times to play the modern but could never get the hang of it. Which is curious because I do alright with the king\'s indian. But my hat is off to you for winning so many games with it.||-|
|39 cc1422628567||2014-03-01 01:02:44|
|The rat was all the rage in Canada during the 70\'s.There\'s a fine book on it called \"The Modern defense by British GM Raymond Keene||-|
|40 dsuttles||2014-03-01 10:49:04|
|(The challenge is on to find an equivalent system for White.)||-|
|41 pipesharp||2014-03-05 01:23:32|
|Yes, Windmill I have it. But at the time I wasn\'t good enough to use it.||-|
|42 pipesharp||2014-03-08 01:36:14|
|Well Windmill I will another look at that book. I also dig out my copy of the 1974 Nice Olympiad book. I think there is a game titled \"Wipe Out from the Wings\" ...||-|
|43 cc1422628553||2014-03-08 09:11:07|
|One of Nigel Shorts tips to counter central development....a piece down the middle, put a piece out wide.||-|
|44 dsuttles||2014-03-12 14:04:31|
|I don\'t know which sounds the more awesome, that \'74 Wipeout from the Wings or Raymond Keene\'s \'The Modern Defence\'.||-|
|45 cc1422628553||2014-03-12 16:35:11|
|Before checking out Raymond Keene\\\'s book check this out. |
`74 wipeout from the wings
|46 cc1422628567||2014-03-12 22:15:57|
|Why would this silly piece of nonsense prevent me from checking out the best book ever written on the Modern Defence?||-|
|47 dsuttles||2014-03-21 08:13:15|
|What is the best book ever written on any other single opening system?||-|
|48 cc1422628567||2014-03-21 15:00:21|
|I guess that would depend on what openings one is interested in.\"Flank Openings\" by R.Keene is very good if you want to play 1.g3.There are excellent books on all of the openings.Would be hard to pick just one.||-|
|49 dsuttles||2014-03-21 16:44:48|
|“Chess books should be used as we use glasses: to assist the sight, although some players make use of them as if they thought they conferred sight”|
- Jose Raul Capablanca
I wonder what books he read?
|50 cc1422628567||2014-03-21 21:42:31|
|It\'s well known that Capablanca stated he never opened a book on \"Openings\".||-|
|51 cc1422628567||2014-03-21 22:09:21|
|The Morals Of Chess|
The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions, for life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events that are, in some degree, the effect of prudence, or the want of it.
B.Franklin-The Morals of Chess 1779
|52 HenriDeToi||2014-03-23 16:52:23|
|Yogi Berra: In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.||-|
|53 cc1422628567||2014-03-28 19:55:16|
|The games of D.A. Yanofsky,Winnipeg chess legend.||-|
|54 dsuttles||2014-03-30 08:13:52|
|Magnus Carlsen\'s recommended read:|
Vladimir Karmnik, \'My Life and Games\'
|55 pipesharp||2014-03-31 22:34:18|
|In response to Mr. Suttles question: \"The Rat\" by Duncan Suttles?||-|
|56 dsuttles||2014-04-19 03:33:49|
|Chief editor of ChessTV, Russian WGM Anna Burtasova, talks here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab2trGXekwc&feature=share(from 5 hrs 15 mins 25 secs) - about managing your personal life, career, and the parallels between coaching and motivational psychology in chess and tennis.|
She is wowed by Andre Agassi\'s autobiography \'Open\' and recommends it for all chess players, especially those at higher levels.
|57 dsuttles||2014-04-19 03:42:56|
|For the special room in your house|
|58 dsuttles||2014-05-01 04:03:08|
\'Sitzfleisch: a term used in chess to indicate winning by use of the glutei muscles--the habit of remaining stolid in one\'s seat hour by hour, making moves that are sound but uninspired, until one\'s opponent blunders through boredom.\'
- \'My One Contribution to Chess\' Frank Vigor Morley, Chess Notes, Faber & Faber (1947). His dad beat Lasker.
|59 dsuttles||2014-06-02 13:29:30|
|\'In the tiny Russian province of Kalmykia, obsession with chess has reached new heights. Its leader, a charismatic and eccentric millionaire/ex--car salesman named Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, is a former chess prodigy and the most recent president of FIDE, the world\'s controlling chess body. Despite credible allegations of his involvement in drug running, embezzlement, and murder, the impoverished Kalmykian people have rallied around their leader\'s obsession---chess is played on Kalmykian prime-time television and is compulsory in Kalmykian schools. In addition, Kalmyk women have been known to alter their traditional costumes of pillbox hats and satin gowns to include chessboard-patterned sashes.\'|
- Amazon blurb on \'The Chess Artist: Genius, Obsession, and the World\'s Oldest Game\' by J.C.Hallman.
Flawed chess book by someone who isn\'t sure what colour the e4 square is. The meeting with Ilyumzhinov is illuminating. A nice companion if you are following Kasparov\'s FIDE presidential challenge.
|60 dsuttles||2014-08-22 15:40:30|
|@ #49, 50|
\'In order to improve your game, you must study the endgame before everything else, for whereas the the endings can be studied and mastered by themselves, the middle game and the opening must be studied in relation to the endgame.\'
- Jose Raul Capablanca
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