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Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part 2: 1985-1993 1985-1993

by Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part 2: 1985-1993 1985-1993 Synopsis

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time Part I of this series saw Kasparov emerging as a huge talent and eventually toppling his great rival Anatoly Karpov to gain the world title. This volume focuses on the period from 1985-1993 which witnessed two further matches against Karpov as well as Kasparov's first title clash with a non-Karpov opponent when he successfully defended his title against Nigel Short in London in 1993. In this period Kasparov emphasized his huge superiority over his rivals. Despite generally adopting an uncompromising, double-edged attacking style he almost never lost. The games in this volume feature many masterpieces of controlled aggression played against the world's absolute best.

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part 2: 1985-1993 1985-1993 Press Reviews

For me, this is definitely the best chess book of 2011 - Sean Marsh, CHESS magazine (Review of Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Volume 1)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781940242
Publication date: 13th July 2013
Author: Garry Kasparov
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 496 pages
Categories: Autobiography: sport,

About Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov is generally regarded as the greatest chess player ever. He was the thirteenth World Champion, holding the title between 1985 and 2000. His tournament record is second to none, featuring numerous wins in the world's major events, often by substantial margins. As well as his outstanding successes, Kasparov has constantly promoted the game; he has done more than anyone to popularise chess in modern times.

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