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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His life surviving World War Two is thrilling and frightening and gives you an idea of how he learned to fight and survive. Spanish Exchange Variation Stefan Kindermann. 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 one who has spent a great deal of time contemplating all these aspects, and how they relate to each other.
Chess is My Life by Viktor Korchnoi
Korch is a piece of work and can be really nasty when he wants to be. Description Victor Korchnoi’s Chess is My Life was first published nearly 20 years ago; now, in a series of lengthy interviews, Korchnoi has retold the story of his life, right from the beginning.
Lots of Soviet ear paranoia from Korchnoi–and he had every right to be paranoid.
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In Russia it was lifw common belief tha Such an interesting book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The book also includes 15 deeply annotated games considered as key to his career.
Reading this book gave me an insight into the realities of life in the Soviet Union. Josh rated it liked it May 21, No trivia or quizzes yet.
Nov 05, Cormac Zoso rated it it was amazing Shelves: Viktor Korchnoi’s Chess is My Life was first published nearly 20 years ago; now, in a series of lengthy interviews, Korchnoi has retold the story of his life, right from the beginning.