Originally published in two volumes as my best games of chess 19081923 and my best games of chess 19241937. Frederick yates london 1922 chessnetwork intermediate master games alekhine, alexander yates, frederick queens gambit declined orthodox variation 20. The defense of alekhine, a brave debut that defies all the classical rules of the game at the beginning of a chess game, has evolved over time into a flexible system that allows blacks to either agree to extreme options, or to move to three horizonta. Alekhine wrote over twenty books on chess, mostly annotated editions of the games in a major match or tournament, plus collections of his best games between 1908 and 1937. Alexander alekhine repertoire with white pieces most played eco. How to win using the queens gambit declined suffern chess club. In this move, black surrenders fighting for the center and instead opts to let white have it. Alexander alekhines best games alexander alekhine additional material by c. Queens gambit declined slav defence, alekhine variation. Matthew sadler s queen s gambit declined an excellent, instructive and award winning introduction to the qgd and pronounced the winner by the op. The core of the repertoire is the cambridge springs variation, a great choice because it is solid and limits white s choices at the same time. Matthew sadlers queens gambit declined an excellent, instructive and award winning introduction to the qgd and pronounced the winner by the op.
How to win using the queens gambit declined suffern. Queens gambit declined by matthew sadler, paperback barnes. The queens gambit was the most popular opening in the time of alekhine and if you want insights into how a world champion handles that opening then this is a great buy. What books of this sort can you recommend me on this openings. Closed game queens gambit queens gambit accepted queens gambit declined chigorin slav semislav. The perfect guide for all players of all levels who want to learn this classical opening.
Lasker, alekhine, schach, evans gambit see images individually. Queens gambit declined, orthodox defence, rubinstein variation. Queens gambit accepted alekhine defense chess opening. Chess opening statistics can been viewed on the display to the right of the board. The queens gambit accepted is the third most popular option on blacks second move, after 2. We offer the widest selection of queen s gambit chess books at the lowest prices with sameday shipping.
Alexander and john nunn foreword by garry kasparov games selected by raymond keene algebraic classics series series editor. Lars schandorrfplaying the queens gambit 2nd edition could be what you want. The chess tempo chess database provides over two million searchable chess games. Alekhines penetrating commentary on strategy, tactics, and morey. Lars schandorrfplaying the queen s gambit 2nd edition could be what you want. Alekhines games and writings inspired me from an early age. Albin counter gambit chigorin defense lasker variation queen s gambit declined.
A combination of the queens gambit declined and nimzoindian is considered one of best ways to play against 1. The core of the repertoire is the cambridge springs variation, a great choice because it is solid and limits whites choices at the same time. Alexander alekhines best games alekhine, a 1949, ed. I dont play these lines with either color, so that could have been distracting. Jun 01, 1983 obviously the queen s gambit was one of them, and despite this being a book about chess, they went on about how suspenseful and terrific it was. An excellent example of the type of book i want is pachamns queens gambit declined, but the problem is the book is clearly outdated and i know many of the lines it presents as solid have been refuted both by the human mind or by the engines still excellent book, dont get me wrong. Chess openings classification of chess openings king s pawn openings, open games 1. D10 queens gambit declined slav defence, alekhine variation. King s gambit, giuoco piano or italian opening two knights defence, ruy lopez or spanish opening, petroff s defence, scotch game, vienna game, four knights game, three knights opening, philidor s defence, and more. For those players who are interested in finding a book that refreshes alekhine s defence this is an excellent choice.
Nf6 this attack is an invitation for white to push his pawn forward and gain a tempo by attacking the knight. This book completes a trilogy of queen s gambit books by grandmaster sadler which includes the slav and the semislav, both of which are published by everyman chess. Somewhere along the line, my memory either failed me or i had misinterpreted something, because i was under the impression that besides the chess aspect, this was a story that was wrought with. However, this topic is extremely big and i decided to talk about only the queens gambit declined in this article. Alexander alekhine vs frederick d yates london 1922 queen. Preferred openings by the top 20 chess players in history. From the foreword by garry kasparov alexahnder alekhine captivated the chess world with his dazzling combatitive play. Kings gambit, giuoco piano or italian opening two knights defence, ruy lopez or spanish opening, petroffs defence, scotch game, vienna game, four knights game, three knights opening, philidors defence, and more. Openings chess books and ebooks page 8 everyman chess. Finds cambridge springs variation a good defense againstqueens gambit attack. Central variation, alekhine system chess openings play. From here on two branches are to be seen, black can accept the gambit by taking the pawn or decline it. Alekhine vs e e book, 1938 d26 queen s gambit accepted, 25 moves, 10. This collection is a sequel to alekhine s two books covering the periods 19081923 and 19241937, respectively.
In fact this book should work well if studied with kasparovs instructional dvd on the queens gambit as i believe many of the concepts taught in this book are similar to the. In both of these variations, slow and subtle manoeuvres are often necessary to complete development. French alekhine gambit 6 part series internet chess club. One of chesss great inventive geniuses presents his 220 best games, with fascinating personal accounts of the dazzling victories that made him a legend. Another very instructive introduction to, and overview of the qgd in the vein of the sadler. This material can be used profitably by players from an elementary level all the way up to low.
October 19 1892 march 24, 1946 was a russian and french chess player and the fourth world chess champion. The second part of this article is the queens gambit accepted. Read books about the opening in general and specific openings. Chess opening, latvian gambit, list of chess openings, irregular chess opening, sokolsky opening, budapest gambit 9781156827222 by source. On this allnew foxy openings repertoire dvd, andrew martin introduces the viewer to the qga and at the same time provides repertoire suggestions to the other main line white possibilities. For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for. Search the chess games database, download games, view frequent practitioners and browse the opening explorer. His genius has been a strong influence on every great player since, none more so than garry kasparov. I think that the queen s gambit declined is a good example of martin s ability to present a competent, sound repertoire in a clear way. The queens gambit is one of the oldest known chess openings. Black s play had, until then, centred on holding on to the c4pawn. Includes historic matches against capablanca, euwe, and bogoljubov. Shop for queen s gambit chess books at us chess federation sales.
Dealing with the scandinavian, pirc, modern, alekhine and other tricky lines. Alexander alekhine vs frederick d yates london 1922. Alexander alekhines best games alekhine, a 1949, ed 1996 nunn, j 1. Gives concrete exampleoutlines play in 12th game of hismatch against bogoljubow. Chess games of alexander alekhine, career statistics, famous victories, opening repertoire, pgn. Alekhine vs e e book, 1938 d26 queens gambit accepted, 25 moves, 10. Ng8 have been played, with poorer results theory table. Queen s gambit declined, orthodox defence, rubinstein variation.
It was mentioned in the gottingen manuscript of 1490 and was later analysed by masters such as gioachino greco in the 17th century. The company was founded by three chess players and editors, grandmasters john nunn and murray chandler, and fm graham burgess. As mentioned, queens gambit declined by matthew sadler is a very instructive introduction to the fundamentals of the qgd it won the book of the year award in 2000 from the british chess federation. Winawer, fingerslip variation through the 1920s and 1930s, former world champion alexander alekhine was a force of nature with phenomenal tournament results he won 25 of 44 tournaments he played during his career. Jun 02, 2019 when i play chess, i like to make an aggressive chess opening and one of my favorite openings is the queens gambit.
Capablanca, lasker, alekhine, spassky, karpov, kramnik and anand are just a few of the former world champions who used the queens gambit declined on a regular basis and introduced many completely new ideas. This attack is an invitation for white to push his pawn forward and gain a tempo by attacking the knight. The queens gambit is one of the most popular openings on all levels. The idea behind black s strategy is to have white build a large pawn center that is hard to defend. Alekhine wrote over twenty books on chess, mostly annotated editions of the games in a major match or tournament, plus collections of his best games between 1908 and. Alekhines defence openings books media schachversand. Queens gambit declined matthew sadler 2000 everyman chess. Gambit publications a dedicated chess book publisher, whose aim is to produce a select range of quality chess books aimed at players of all levels. A long stretch of this book is from the 1920s, when the orthodox queens gambit declined, and to a lesser extent the queens indian, was all the rage.
Queens pawn countergambit elephant gambit, maroczy gambit c40 1. Wikipedia and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Queens gambit chess books shop for queens gambit chess books. For latest opening theory you could consider getting 2 volumes from avrukh grandmaster repertoire 1 and grandmaster repertoire 2. I fell inlove with the rich complexity of his ideas at the chessboard. Books similar to the queens gambit the queens gambit.
Obviously the queens gambit was one of them, and despite this being a book about chess, they went on about how suspenseful and terrific it was. This book contains a selection of the very best of alekhine s annotation of his own games, converted to algebraic by john nunn. Alekhine vs capablanca, 1938 c05 french, tarrasch, 35 moves, 1. The queens gambit is a chess opening that starts with the moves. Bf5 exchange variation queens gambit accepted ragozin semitarrasch. Alexander alekhine simple english wikipedia, the free.
The database can be searched via many criteria, including chess players, chess opening, player ratings, game result, and the year the chess game was played. Queens gambit declined by matthew sadler, paperback. Benoni benko gambit nimzo indian defense queens indian defense catalan opening grunfeld defense kings indian defense chess openings other english opening reti opening unusual openings alekhine defense chess books. My best games of chess, 19081937 alexander alekhine. Albin counter gambit chigorin defense lasker variation queens gambit declined 5. What are good books for learning queens gambit opening. In less than 200 pages one gets more than an introduction, but rather a proper repertoire of the qgd is presented. The queens gambit accepted is the third most popular option against the queens gambit with the queens gambit declined being the most popular and the slav defense coming in second. I hope readers of this book will feel similarly inspired by alekhines masterpieces. When i play chess, i like to make an aggressive chess opening and one of my favorite openings is the queens gambit. In fact this book should work well if studied with kasparovs instructional dvd on the queens gambit as i believe many of the concepts taught in this book are similar to the ones shown in the dvd.
An excellent example of the type of book i want is pachamn s queen s gambit declined, but the problem is the book is clearly outdated and i know many of the lines it presents as solid have been refuted both by the human mind or by the engines still excellent book, dont get me wrong. His performances at the olympiad in 1996 and european championships in 1997 were major factors in the success of the english team at those events. Openings chess books and ebooks page 4 everyman chess. Combine it with the above books and you should be fine. A long stretch of this book is from the 1920 s, when the orthodox queen s gambit declined, and to a lesser extent the queen s indian, was all the rage.
I think that the queens gambit declined is a good example of martins ability to present a competent, sound repertoire in a clear way. The queens gambit accepted is a fundamental defence to 1 d4 and has been used by many world champions, petrosian, anand and kasparov, to name but a few. This book completes a trilogy of queens gambit books by grandmaster sadler which includes the slav and the semislav, both of which are published by everyman chess. Queen s gambit declined matthew sadler 2000 everyman chess. Great chess players, at international levels, such. The alekhine defense is not so often to be seen, but can definitely be a nice weapon for black. The queens gambit accepted or qga is a chess opening characterised by the moves 1. Alexander alekhines best games batsford chess library.671 1261 395 516 226 771 938 729 795 968 112 631 1069 1023 949 260 384 978 1000 895 1182 933 1278 359 624 555 377 400 1126 156 224 973 649 443 129 1060 1382 687 1430 1230 1051 324 140 313 114 1167 1317