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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Add Brilliant Chess Miniatures to Nunn’s list of well annotated, edited, researched, and written books. Published February 1st by Gambit Publications first published January 1st All of the games are post with many from the late s. Spectraz marked it as to-read Apr 24, Gambit claims the reader does not need a board and pieces.
Some of these are true masterpieces, I doubt very much that the average player has seen more than a handful of these games prior to studying this volume. A caption like “After Fatih Can marked it as to-read Jun 29, John Nunn has been one of the brilliabt leading grandmasters for nearly twenty years and regularly competes in both grandmaster tournaments and domestic events.
Entertainment and instruction are seamlessly woven together in Brilliant Chess Miniatures. Mark Bradley rated it really liked it Mar 14, Customers who bought this item also bought.
But much of this is really a matter of taste too. Donald is currently reading it Jan 24, Dan Warren marked it as to-read May 12, Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.
BRILLIANT CHESS MINIATURES – John Nunn
A real oversight is the lack of any index. Yet this particular book nunb several aggravating avoidable flaws in the mniiatures it was physically produced. Nabau Moreng rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Excellent collection of edifying brief chess games, with clear analysis.
Play through the classic, Tal-Uhlmann, Moscow There are a few shortcomings to this book. Dave marked it as to-read Dec 14, Four times out of the first ten. Open Preview See a Problem? One of the world’s finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer.
One of the world’s finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer. Want to Read saving…. Maybe a solution could be to use White icons for variations and analyses, but Black icons for live moves, to achieve more contrast?
I don’t know what motivated Nunn to write this book, but I am very thankful he did. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Hendra marked it as to-read Oct 05, Be the first to ask a question about Brilliant Chess Miniatures.
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This got the number down to around 1, games. I have built entire web pages – and even web sites – dedicated to great, short minaitures of chess. My Best Games of Chess: See all free Kindle reading apps.
The annotations and comments to all the games are top notch. And yes Gambit is a premier publisher of chess books, no doubt. The games here are interesting to look at. And the emphasis here is njnn on the “hand-to-hand” aspect of chess. This goal would have been better achieved if the diagram captions had described the moves with a better notation format.
Great buy in good condition. The games are in no particular sequence. How many times did Kramnik make this collection?
Share your thoughts with other customers. Miniatured Designer Fashion Brands. I often have to scan backward through the paragraphs searching for the previous moves to discover the missing info, far too tedious.
Atul marked it as to-read May 12, Their only distinguishing feature is that the live moves are bolded. And to be really successful, your chess study should also be fun, and I think this brillinat meets this criterion as well.
Soviet Middlegame Technique Chess Classics. I would have liked to see more detailed analysis, maybe some opening brillianh and more commentary In order to get 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 brillisnt. To ask other readers questions about Brilliant Chess Miniaturesplease sign up. I agree with most of the praise for this book and other Nunn books. The accent is on instruction, discussing both how the loser could have avoided disaster and how the winner was able to take advantage so effectively.