Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess 1 - 4 Com

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The Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Series follows on from My Great Predecessors and sees chess legend Garry Kasparov reflecting on a pivotal time in chess history.

Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Part 1 : Revolution in the 70's tells the story of this opening revolution. This story is told not only with the insight of Garry Kasparov, but also as seen through the eyes of the leading players who were at the forefront of the development of chess theory during those key years. 

The reader will witness at first hand how rapidly and inexorably chess development approached the coming computer era.

In Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Part 2: Kasparov vs Karpov 1975-1985  Garry Kasparov (world champion between 1985 and 2000 and generally regarded as the greatest player ever) analyses in depth the clashes from 1984 and 1985, giving his opinions BOTH on the political machinations surrounding the matches as well as the games themselves.

The Kasparov v Karpov encounters mirrored a battle between the new Russia and old Russia with Kasparov seen as a symbol of the new ideology emerging under Gorbachev whereas Karpov was seen to represent the old regime of die-hard Communists such as Brezhnev.

Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Part 3: Kasparov vs Karpov 1986-1987 
concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level.

Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess Part 4: Kasparov vs Karpov 1988-2009 
This fourth volume of the series 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' concentrates on all the games played between the two from 1988 to the present day and features their fifth World Championship match played in New York and Lyon 1990.


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Edition : Combined Product
Number of pages : 1720
Publisher : No
Weight : 3656 gram