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The a hundred impressive video games during this quantity are Mikhail Botvinnik's personal offerings because the top video games he performed prior to turning into global Champion in 1948. They disguise the interval from his first substantial event — the USSR Championship of 1927, during which the 16-year-old Botvinnik grew to become a grasp — to the overseas event at Groningen in 1946 — during which he verified his skills for successful the realm championship.
Botvinnik, a professional analyst in addition to a champion, had annotated those video games himself, giving a whole exposition of his technique and methods opposed to such prime chess gamers as Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov, Tartakower, Vidmar, etc. In a foreword, he discusses his occupation, his approach to play, and the procedure of teaching he has followed for match play.
A cautious learn of those a hundred video games should still end up lucrative to an individual attracted to sleek chess. a whole number of the most well-liked modern day beginning is equipped, together with the Ruy Lopez, Sicilian safeguard, French security, Queen's Gambit Declined, Nimzo-Indian safety, and others.
This quantity additionally features a lengthy article at the improvement of chess in Russia, within which Botvinnik discusses Tchigorin, Alekhine, and their impact at the Soviet institution of chess; the author's six stories of endgame positions; and Botvinnik's checklist in event and fit play via 1948.

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