Viktor Korchnoi hardly needs an introduction. This Methusaleh of chess, whose competitive longevity and endless love for the game even have. Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi was born March 23, , in Leningrad, USSR. He defected (the old word for escaping from the Soviets) to the. Chess is My Life by Victor Korchnoi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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In long interviews, Victor Korchnoi has completely retold his life story. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Reading lite book gave me an insight into the realities of life in the Soviet Union. School of Chess Excellence 2 Mark Dvoretsky.

Hilary rated it really liked it Nov 28, liff You will see how small moves can lead to disaster or victory. In Russia it was a common belief that phsychics could influence others there are many books written in Russian on mind control and hypnosys. Viktor jumps up and down so often the camera cannot capture it all “He is simply lost!


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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Korchnoi’s memories of his childhood in Leningrad, his years at university, his rise to the top of the chess world, and the years before and after his flight to the West are an impressive a.

Viktor jumps up and down so often the camera cannot capture it all. The first eleven minutes of his game against Smyslov in The sheer balance of his decision making is also the mark of a true virtuoso, as he explains it not only as a great player, but jy who has spent a great deal of time contemplating all these aspects, and how they relate to each other.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Perhaps the greatest player to lice win the world championship and one korcjnoi the great board battlers of all time.

cchess Tapani rated it liked it Mar 21, Showing of 4 reviews. Victor Korchnoi is one of the greatest figures in chess history, which he has helped to shape for nearly 50 years now. There are a number of games collections out there, and despite no shortage of grand names, the content and quality tends to vary quite a bit.


Part biography, part history, and part chess instruction – Chess is My Life is your chance to learn from a master. An unforgettable line about Stalin’s Soviet Union Sean rated it really liked it Aug 28, Share your thoughts with other customers.

“Chess is my Life” Korchnoi vs. “Uncompromising Chess” Beliavsky

And yes, they did have a psychic there trying to intimidate Korchnoi. Read kofchnoi book, and you’ll understand why. Open Preview See a Problem? Chess is My Life Victor Korchnoi. Spanish Exchange Variation Stefan Kindermann.

The games in the back of the book taught me a lot about chess. Books by Viktor Korchnoi.

Korchnoi is already well past 70 in his presentation, but the sheer buoyancy in his presentation is utterly infectious. Looking for beautiful books? Jul 07, Matthew Howard rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book.

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