Winning the World Open

Winning the World Open

Strategies for Success at America’s Most Prestigious Open Chess Tournament
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Joel Benjamin and Harold Scott have delved into the tournament’s history, examined hundreds of games and conducted interviews with players that won the tournament on multiple occasions.

Why have some players been so consistent in their performances and always battled for the top prizes? The authors found that many different paths were taken on the road to victory, but that the multiple winners definitely had one common factor: their fighting spirit!

This book presents the history of the World Open in an entertaining tale of successes and scandals. A fantastic collection of the very best and most crucial games that were played over the years.
This book is as entertaining as it is instructive.

The 50-year history of the World Open is an entertaining tale of success and scandals from
Philadelphia, home of the tournament, written by 3-time US Champion Joel Benjamin and NYC chess trainer Harold Scott.
The authors show that tournament strategy is more than accumulated game strategy.
An accessible, entertaining and instructive book for a wide range of chess players.

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