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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Not total beginners, but when I was a kid and guessing ish in strength I was enjoying “real” chess literature and not just the elementary material.

The tactics are so well explained, and in an exciting manner too. Nice, long collection of short-stories and games of various kinds. Chandra Sodikin rated it it was amazing Jul 26, A must for any beginner.

Donald marked it as to-read Oct 23, Zack rated it it was amazing Jan 03, July cherhev, Brian Gaines. I tried to retract the move immediately after letting go of the queen and he didn’t let me retract my move.


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Post a New Comment Enter your information below to add a new comment. J L added it May 13, Kr rated it liked it Nov 08, I credit this book for making me follow chess on a daily basis. It was good advice! Robert Slater added it May 10, Randy rated it really liked it Dec 22, The second part of the book is composed of chess problems and some classic chess matches.

That book is soooo heavy to read and enjoy Not a book on how to win, rather one that gives a great cross section of the wide world of chess. I first read it when I was 13 and fell in love with the game. Notquitekarpov rated it it was thw Feb 05, An Interesting Old Book: I won so many games with this strategy that I considered 1.


Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Cimpanion I grew up it was common to see books by Fred ReinfeldI. Refresh and try again. Obviously dated but contains many classic games. C rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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While many of their works were aimed at near-beginners, some of their works are suitable for a broader audience, and this weekend I discovered one of them. Pradeep Sharma marked it as to-read Aug 19, Clarence Reed rated it liked it May 05, Howlabit added it Apr 13, There was a problem adding your email companon.

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