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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Refresh and try again. Part biography, part history, and part chess instruction – Chess is My Life is your chance to learn from a master.

Chess is My Life by Viktor Korchnoi

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Your family in the custody of a government that killed millions mt its own people. You will see how small moves can lead to disaster or victory.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Excellent book that should be read by any chess player. Dimitris Sotiropoulos rated it really liked it Dec 18, This is not a how-to book for beginners, so don’t expect that. A few years ago, I was to play in a strong tournament after a long hiatus llife from the game, and was feeling a tad jittery.

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Reading this book gave me an insight into the realities of life in the Soviet Union. This is an old version,hardback,and covers up to Having to face “the chosen one” the youth that defined communist ideals and intellect. School of Chess Excellence 1 Mark Dvoretsky. You won’t find variations on the Sicilian, either. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Spanish Exchange Variation Stefan Kindermann. And yes, they did have a psychic there trying to intimidate Korchnoi. The memories of his childhood in the besieged Leningrad, his time as a student of the university of his home town now Saint Petersburghis rise to the top of the major chess power USSR and the years before and after his defection to the West in are also of significance as contemporary documents of a life spent in the former Soviet Union. Tamara rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Learn more about Amazon Prime.


His analysis of the game are very insightful as well as all his anecdotes, I enjoy more his style than Karpov’s book.

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My Life For Chess – Viktor Korchnoi

Please try again later. However, the DVDs are more than a declaration of love to the game, they are a testament to his legacy and a wonderful source of insights when you least expect them.

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. Nov 05, Cormac Zoso rated it it was amazing Shelves: