Item description for My Most Memorable Games (Progress in Chess) by Boris Gelfand...
For more than 10 years, Boris Gelfand has been one of the world's top-ranking chess players. Now the 33-year-old grandmaster presents his best games, which he has annotated in great detail and at a level suitable for every club player. Covering topics as diverse as combinations and endgame analysis, the book also includes a chapter on the Grünfeld Defense.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.46 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
Publisher Edition Olms
ISBN 3283004536 ISBN13 9783283004538
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More About Boris Gelfand
Grandmaster Boris Gelfand won the European Junior Championship in 1987 and reached No. 3 in the World in 1990. He has led the Israeli team to numerous medals at both European and Olympiad level. Gelfand won the 2009 World Cup and has participated in six Candidates cycles, winning it in 2011. He lost the 2012 World Championship match in the play-off. At 46 he is still winning tournaments ahead of the best players in the world, in many cases men half his own age.Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard is the only chess author to have won all the major awards for chess writing.
Boris Gelfand currently resides in Rishon-Le-Zion.
Reviews - What do customers think about My Most Memorable Games (Progress in Chess)?
Excellent book Aug 23, 2007
Gelfand is an interesting player, and I found myself going over most games to a point.
Best game collection Aug 20, 2006
Boris Gelfand is one of the great players of his time, and a genuine "good guy" to root for in the elite chess scene. The chess analysis is fantastic, all critical variations are covered suitable for club player and above. The first chapter on his best games in the Gruenfeld is worth the price of the book alone, there are plenty of headspinning variations in these games. If you like to play with initiative you will immediately want to play this from both sides in your own games. Gelfand is also an expert in the endgame and there is a lot of practical work to do in this book.