Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part III: 1993-2005

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part III: 1993-2005

by Garry Kasparov

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Overview

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time. Kasparov's series of historical volumes have received great critical and public acclaim for their rigorous analysis and comprehensive detail regarding the developments in chess that occurred both on and off the board. The first two volumes in this series saw Kasparov emerging as a huge talent, toppling his great rival Anatoly Karpov and then defending the World Championship title on three occasions. This third volume focuses on the final 12 years of Kasparov's career up until his retirement from full-time chess in 2005.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781941836
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 11/18/2014
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(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.

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

1 Short, Anand and Las Palmas 7

Match with Short 7

New Test 31

Amsterdam Quartet 53

Partial Revenge 60

Three Best Games 66

Tal Memorial 83

Great Play 90

Match with Anand 100

Progress Report 117

Difficult Opponent 139

Emerging from a 'Groggy' State 145

Supreme Court 157

2 Second Peak 171

Battle for Prestige 171

Quality Control of the Champion 193

34-year-old Veteran' 203

Crisis Point 214

Record Winning Series 222

My Stellar Linares 243

Historic Rating 270

Necessary Demonstration 281

Fatal Choice 291

Double Hat-trick 300

Match with Kramnik 309

3 Life after Death 331

Farewell to Wijk aan Zee 331

Three-Point Margin 343

Fall of the Berlin Wall 355

Who is the Real King? 372

Last Olympiad Triumph 392

Borderline Condition 400

Instead of Yalta - to Crete 409

Different Sorts of Draws 423

Russian 'Gold' 433

Finishing Line 441

4 Experiments 461

Simuls' against Professionals 461

Quickly, even more Quickly… 481

Index of Openings 496

Index of Games 498

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