Complete Games of Alekhine, Vol. 1: 1892 - 1921

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334 games, assiduously researched by authors Fiala and Kalendovsky, from the first part of Alekhine's life.

Includes interesting biographical material about Alekhine's formative years in pre-revolutionary Russia, and an account of a legendary "life and death game" with Leon Trotsky.

Save 20% on:Volumes 1, 2 & 3 Combined

CONTENT

PART ONE
Alekhine's Biography 1892-1921
Chapter 1: Alekhine's origin and family
Chapter 2: Alekhine's school years
Chapter 3: The war whirlwind
Chapter 4: Alekhine and leon trotsky (legend of a life and death game)
Chapter 5: Adieu, Russia!

PART TWO
Chess beginnings
Chapter 1: The secret of Alekhine's exercise boks
Chapter 2: Alekhine's chess teachers
Chapter 3: Alekhine's participation in correspondence tournaments (1902-1907)

PART THREE
Towards the champion's title
Chapter 1: Alekhine's first chess tournament
Chapter 2: Tour d'Europe 1908
Chapter 3: The first chess success

PART FOUR
Among the world elite
Chapter 1: Moscow chess tournaments 1909-1910
Chapter 2: Hamburg 1910
Chapter 3: Chess farewell to Moscow 1910-1911
Chapter 4: St. Petersburg chess life 1912
Chapter 5: Masters tournaments in Stockholm and Vilnius 1912
Chapter 6: Alekhine's chess maturity 1912-1913
Chapter 7: The grandmaster's title achieved

PART FIVE
Alekhine in the 1st world war
Chapter 1: On the eve of the war
Chapter 2: Alekhine's chess fate in 1914-1917

PART SIX
Chess life in Soviet Russia

SUMMARY OF RESULTS (1902-1921)
Index of names
Index of openings


More Information
Edition : Hardcover
Publication date : January 18, 2011
Number of pages : 187
Publisher : Moravian
Weight : 348 gram
ISBN : 9788085476101