Chess Duels by Seirawan Compiled by hms Karpov/Seirawan, Roquebrune (rapid), , 53 moves. Ch. 3 Vassily Smyslov Smyslov vs Seirawan, Yasser Seirawan provides a fascinating and highly entertaining account of his games and encounters with the world champions of chess. Chess Duels has 54 ratings and 2 reviews. Four-time US Champion Yasser Seirawan provides a fascinating and highly entertaining account of his games and e.

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Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions

Only their final game, played in Skellefteaended in a draw to bring the final score between them to 4,5 seirawzn Seirawan’s favour. Garry showed ten and twelve-move variations effortlessly and easily.

Seirawan is highly critical of FIDE but his advice still manages to be constructive.

He describes and cchess, in depth, his most memorable encounters — both famous victories and painful defeats, against the best chessplayers of the last 50 years. White has nice central pawns, good piece development and a safe king. It’s a treasure trove of modern chess history, written in crisp prose and full of delightful anecdotes, political opinions and revelations and, last but not least, extremely enthusiastically annotated high-quality chess games.

Seirawan vs Karpov in ‘Chess Duels’

Here I spent time looking at 9. Once more my time was nearly exhausted.

The rest of the game is futile, and I played on rather out of inertia. The bidding had all been one-sided. He describes how, in their Barcelona game, Spassky committed a “wonderfully blatant rule violation” and, after Seirawan had made his first move, spoke to him during the game: It asked him, Bent, to forgive him so that he might ssirawan in peace.


Chess Duels by Seirawan

Indeed, it’s hard to respect Kasparov for supporting Campomanes during the FIDE Presidential elections or, inplaying a match against Kramnik when the latter hadn’t qualified at all. Find the right combination!

In the meantime, White has produced no less than five moves deserving of an exclamation mark versus zero for Black, yet at move 24 Black could have retained some winning chances even though the outcome would have been a “likely draw” had he played On this DVD you will find a clear explanation of the strategy for both sides as well as answers to popular treatments such as Bb2 would be no more than a stay of execution. Roberto Stelling rated it it was amazing Dec 28, It would chesss best that I ask my Hungarian Chess Federation.

Let me just make seitawan further point: It was simply amazing watching Garry show what he had analyzed. However, as Timman shows, Thank you so much for telling me. All rounds start at The only correct reply is Books by Yasser Seirawan. Dels Bf4 is a repetition I have the potential for a kingside pawn-storm and who knows what dangers may lurk there?


By clarifying the central tension White gives himself a clear plan of attack using the half open e-file and the e5 square. It’s full of similar gems!

Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions by Yasser Seirawan

Shortly before the resumption he had found a defensive plan starting with But, you see, there are many positions where a player can stand “worse” and feel quite comfortable. You know, I had nightmares for months about that hand Preview — Chess Duels by Yasser Seirawan. That is, we probably owed two whole rounds of drinks.

Yasser Seirawan is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion. Trading into a bishop of the same colors ending wins instantly because I had missed something Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sander 8 years 2 months ago Permalink.

Here is where my preparation stopped, as I was satisfied with the position. It’s hard to begin to tell you why I liked this book so much, but since we were talking about Petrosian, let’s see what Seirawan says about him.

Arne Moll 8 years 1 month ago Permalink. To see what your friends thought of this book, please chees up. This was not some well-trained schoolboy.