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Art.-No.: LXBOTBPM1963N
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Botvinnik - Petrosjan

142 pages, paperback, New in Chess, 1. edition 2010.

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This book marks the end of an era: the mighty Mikhail Botvinnik (1911-1995) loses his world title fifteen years after he conquered the highest crown for the first time. It is a gripping account of a heroic battle. The ageing Botvinnik desperately tries to bounce back after his Armenian opponent Tigran Petrosian has taken an early lead, but ultimately fails.

Mikhail Botvinnik, one of the greatest chess players of all time, analyses many of the games, reveals his match strategy and comments on the strategic choices of his op­ponent. This important historical document also features annotations by Petrosian and other top grandmasters. Both Petrosian and Botvinnik (in a revealing essay called 'Why did I lose the match?') look back on this momentous event in their lives.

Also included are a collection of all other games between the two rivals, the games of a secret training match by Botvinnik, as well as Botvinnik's legend­ary final notebook containing his preparation for a match with Bobby Fischer in 1969 - a match that was never to be.

Language English
Author Botvinnik, Michail
Botwinnik, Igor
Publisher New in Chess
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 300 g
Width 16.9 cm
Height 23.4 cm
Pages 142
ISBN-13 9789056913144
Year of Publication 2010
Binding paperback

007 Foreword by Anatoly Karpov

008 From the Editor

009 Without right of revenge

013 The Match

014 From the match regulations

015 The Games

016 Match table

017GAME 1 23 March

020GAME 2 25 March

023GAME 3 27-28 March

026GAME 4 30 March

028GAME 5 1 April

035GAME 6 3 April

038GAME 7 6-7 April

040GAME 8 8 April

044GAME 9 13-14 April

048GAME 10 15 April

050GAME 11 17 April

053GAME 12 20-21 April

058GAME 13 22 April

061GAME 14 24-25 April

066GAME 15 29-30 April

072GAME 16 1-2 May

075GAME 17 6 May

078GAME 18 8-9 May

080GAME 19 11-12 May

084GAME 20 15 May

087GAME 21 18 May

088GAME 22 20 May

091 Petrosian's view of the match

103 A symbolic game

107 Why did I lose the match?

109 Other Botvinnik-Petrosian games

123 The training match Botvinnik-Furman

124 Game 1

125 Game 2

126 Game 3

126 Game 4

127 Game 5

128 Game 6

129 Game 7

130 Game 8

133 Mikhail Botvinnik's final notebook

Botvinnik - Petrosjan