Calculate Like a Grandmaster
256 pages, paperback, Batsford Chess, 1. edition 2010
Learn the calculation secrets of the world's best attacking players
In this fascinating book, leading UK grandmaster Danny Gormally dissects great games played by the fiercest attacking players of the modern era, unravelling their thought processes and analysing their powers of calculation. Players featured include the phenomenal attacking genius Mikhail Tal, the legendary Bobby Fischer, 'King' Garry Kasparov, computer maestro Veselin Topalov, speed star and present world champion Vishy Anand, and the leader of the new generation of chess stars - top-rated Magnus Carlsen.
By studying these game commentaries - which are interspersed with anecdotes and reminiscences from the author's own colourful chess career - you will be able to absorb the finest professional methods and apply them to your own games.
007 Chapter 1: Tal and the tree of plenty
035 Chapter 2: Self Handicapping
065 Chapter 3: Simply Shirov
098 Chapter 4: Topalov and the age of computers
124 Chapter 5: The magic of Moro
162 Chapter 6: Vishy Anand - Speed superstar
186 Chapter 7: Bobby, the two K's and Les Enfants Terribles
219 Chapter 8: My own experience