The Game of Chess is a book about chess written by Siegbert Tarrasch. It was published in by Courier Dover Publications, originally it was released in. – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online for free. ‘The Game of Chess’ by Siegbert Tarrasch. Translated and revised (C67) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, Game 3. Tarrasch vs Von Scheve, (D37) Queen’s.

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Aug 17, The middlegame section best illustrates the standard-position approach, systematically enumerating standard combinations gsme attacks, standard techniques pins, forks, etc. Sponsored products related to this item. Surprisingly, the recent translation of Tarrasch’s masterpiece ‘ Chess Games’ ‘Dreihundert Schachpartien’, first published inI believe makes this book available in English for the first time.

The Game of Chess by Siegbert Tarrasch

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The Game of Chess: Everyone has their favorite, but I have seen a number of chess authorities who consider this the best ever of its kind in teaching the post-beginner the basic cehss of chess.

Tarrasch was a medical doctor and one of the top tarrasfh players in the world from the late 19th century and even going into the early 20th.

Despite this loss, Tarrasch was held in high regard throughout his career for his contributions to opening theory. Trivia About The Game of Chess. Best introduction to chess I have seen, and I have read many.

Siegbert Tarrasch was the strongest player in the world at some point during the s; he also played at a world-class top five level throughout, and somewhat beyond, the first decade of this century, all the while keeping up his medical practice.


You CAN go through the book without reading about endgames first. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Siegbert Tarrash was a great player, and this book is a must read hame any chess player need to have on their own. Tarrasch felt it was best to start with the end-game, for it has the fewest number of pieces, then he went t I am quite fond of this book, and its author Siegbert Tarrasch.

I’m not sure which players would benefit most from playing through the games and notes of this book-probably those from about to I have also bought it about 1month ago and it’s just a waste of money!!! I once had a book with copies from newspapers.

Refresh and try again. Tarrasch was an editor for Deutsche Schachzeitungand also published his own Tarrasch’s Schachzeitung and the books Dreihundert SchachpartienDie moderne Gajeand Das Schachspiel I would describe his teaching method as a ‘standard positions’ approach, in that he believes that exposing the student to a great number of fundamental and essentially-recurring positions will develop his or her intuition, a process, in his words, ‘analogous to that a mother uses to teach her child to talk’.

After you read it and practice it, you will be able to do what many stronger players cannot do because they neglect studying this mate: See something that violates our rules? There are no valid ‘dicta’ or principles about such matters. Fewer still have been written by a legendary International Grandmaster whose pedagogical skills rivalled the chess prowess thw enabled him to demolish opponents at the board.


It seems to throw me off for a bit, but I think I am getting the hang of it.

The Game of Chess

I could give many exact examples of why this book is so good to read. Chess is one of those board games that go beyond far beyond learning just how to move the pieces. Decided to buy it. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Despite his fine research, I find Velasco’s writing style irritating in the biographical sections of the book.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The middle game section of the book shows attacking patterns, such as the attack on h7. Just slightly earlier than the section quoted by zanzibar is this bit which explains how things got out of hand. It teaches excellent endgame play, and the middlegame tactics are still very useful instruments for recognizing what mating possibilities occur often in novice play.

It reveals a pragmatic player who, however, had extremely strong opinions about certain positions, and who was judgmental regarding many move options about which the modern master would be indifferent, considering them more a matter of taste than of fundamental principle. I think you could argue this either way, and in any case, it’s our gain to have this classic available in English.