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256 pages, paperback, Batsford Chess, 1. edition 2010

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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.

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Weight 400 g
Manufacturer Batsford Chess
Width 15,7 cm
Height 23,5 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2010
Author Danny Gormally
Language English
Edition 1
ISBN-13 978-1906388690
Pages 256
Binding paperback

005 Introduction

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

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