Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part 1: 1973-1985

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part 1: 1973-1985

by Garry Kasparov

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Overview

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, part 1 is the first book in a major new three-volume series. This series will be unique by the fact that it will record the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time. The series in itself is a continuation of Kasparov’s mammoth history of chess, comprising My Great Predecessors and Modern Chess. Kasparov’s historical volumes have received great critical and public acclaim for their rigorous analysis and comprehensive detail regarding the developments in chess that occurred behind the scenes. This new volume and series continues in this vein with Kasparov scrutinising his most fascinating encounters from the period 1973-1985 whilst also charting his development away from the board. This period opens with the emergence of a major new chess star from Baku and ends when Kasparov finally clinches the world crown – becoming, at 22, the youngest player ever to do so.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857446722
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 10/18/2011
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Garry Kasparov is generally regarded as the greatest chess player ever. He was the thirteenth World Champion, holding the title between 1985 and 2000. His tournament record is second to none, featuring numerous wins in the world's major events, often by substantial margins. As well as his outstanding successes, Kasparov has constantly promoted the game; he has done more than anyone to popularise chess in modern times

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