Much can be learned from these sparkling miniatures. John Nunn examines both how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner. Author: John Nunn Title: Brilliant Chess Miniatures Released: Format: pdf Size: 9 Mb Download book. A collection of games of 25 moves or fewer by a grandmaster. The accent is on instruction, discussing both how the loser could have avoided disaster and how.

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And yes Gambit is a premier publisher of chess books, no doubt. Dan Warren marked it as to-read May 12, Superb is not enough! In order to cgess this down to a more manageable number, he decided to further limit the games to those where both players were rated at least Elo or better. Doron Yam rated it liked it Jan 07, Hendra marked it as to-read Oct 05, I don’t know what motivated Nunn to write this book, but I am very thankful he did.

This got the number down to around 1, games.

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Its fun and it is filled with really scintillating tactics. Play through the classic, Tal-Uhlmann, Moscow Fischer, Timman, Kramnik and Shirov all have wins. A couple of the examples are turkeys, and probably should not have been included Lists with This Book.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Took 8 weeks to arrive, but worth the miniaatures.

Spectraz marked it as to-read Apr 24, miniautres These decisive games were culled from over 65, games of twenty five moves or less between chess players of at least Elo. But in the end, we are presented with great games of chess. Dave marked it as to-read Dec 14, There are a few shortcomings to this book. No trivia or quizzes yet.

He is one of England’s strongest chess players and once was in the world’s top ten. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. However, in brilliwnt this turned out to be a rather subtle cue for the human eye.

101 BRILLIANT CHESS MINIATURES by John Nunn

The choice of Figurine notation worsens the problem described in 1a. How many times did Kramnik make this collection?

Great buy in good condition. An innovative format, with three diagrams per minkatures, enables the book to be read without a chess set, making it ideal for readers looking for an entertaining book to dip into.

The format with three diagrams per page, and up to six per game enables the book to brilliqnt enjoyed even if a chess set is not handy. Gm Spasov marked it as to-read Apr 13, That claim would be more valid if better notation had been used in the captions and there is plenty of extra unused room in their captions.

Brilliant Chess Miniatures by John Nunn

To ask other readers questions about Brilliant Chess Miniaturesplease sign up. Want to Read saving…. The games themselves are absolute gems. A caption like “After This book is not yet featured on Listopia. But in the end, this is a great little book. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Young rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Open Preview See a Problem? Maybe a solution could be to use White icons for variations and analyses, but Black icons for live moves, to achieve more contrast?

Is this book any good? Gambit claims the reader does not need a board and pieces. Of course from their the problem intermittantly runs on for several games.

Nabau Moreng rated it it was amazing Oct 06, John Nunn examines both how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner managed to punch home his advantage so effectively. You can locate and play through the games using your database program such as Chessbase, etc on your own, analyze the games on your own and then using your computer if you like.

Carsten Hansen marked it as to-read Nov 05, Soviet Middlegame Technique Chess Brilliany. One of the world’s finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer.

Tim rated it liked it Aug 24,