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Forgotten Genius - Albin Planinc

Thinkers Publishing, 1. edition 2021

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Albin Planinc was born in the middle of the Second World War, on 18th April 1944, in the little village of Brise, near the small town of Zagorje ob Savi, approximately 30 kilometers from Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. He spent his childhood with his mother Ljudmila (unofficially Milka), a simple, uneducated woman who earned money from various unskilled jobs.

This fascinating biography of over eighty-five annotated games and stories are being presented by grandmasters Georg Mohr and Adrian Mikhalchishin. It covers Planinc' entire life and chess career, including his most fascinating games. This fitting tribute of a forgotten chess genius should be found in anyone's chess library. Thanks to this colorful book Albin Planinc will continue to inspire us all and will keep his spirit alive.

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Weight 910 g
Manufacturer Thinkers Publishing
Width 17 cm
Height 23,5 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2021
Author Adrian MikhalchishinGeorg Mohr
Language English
Edition 1
ISBN-13 978-961-91322-6-5

009 For the hero of my youth

013 Childhood

017 1961 - First tournaments

023 1962 - First Steps on the State Scene

033 1963 - Maturation

039 1964 - Breakthrough at home

041 1965 - Planinc introduces himself

075 1967-1968 - Why do you not return?

087 1969 - Explosion!

131 1970 - The journey begins

167 1971 - A New Grandmaster!

207 1972 - The fight for an Olympic ticket

225 1973 - The Dutch fairy tale

289 1974 - The final ascent

327 1975 - An additional dimension to life

353 1976-1979 - There is no life without tournaments

389 1980-1985 - Agony

393 1985-2008 - Darkness

397 Epilogue

401 About authors

405 Bibliography

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