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In the opening he is constantly striving to surprise his opponents, and this has led to his developing one of the sharpest lines in the Sicilian Defense. Here we can share the author's joys and disappointments as he attempts over a period of many years to uphold his brain-child against attempts to: bury it. The author then delves into the technique of analyzing adjourned positions, illustrating this by several fascinating.
The final chapter describes how he prepares. He illustrates this with games against many leading grandmasters, including seven World Champions. Rating details. Book ratings by Goodreads.
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View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. In this remarkable book, Soviet grandmaster Lev Polugayevsky, one of the world's leading players over the past two decades, describes his highly personal approach to chess, which is based on meticulous Practice. In the opening he is constantly striving to surprise his opponents, and this has led to his developing one of the sharpest lines in the Sicilian Defense. Here we can share the author's joys and disappointments as he attempts over a period of many years to uphold his brain-child against attempts to :bury it.
He was awarded the title of International Grandmaster by FIDE in and was a frequent contender for the World Championship , although he never achieved that title. He was one of the strongest players in the world from the early s until the late s, as well as a distinguished author and opening theorist whose contributions in this field remain important to the present day. Unlike many of his grandmaster colleagues, his development in chess came slowly, and he did not receive the Soviet master title until he was an adult. His progress then accelerated rapidly, however, and by the late s he was one of the world's strongest players, as was recognized by his participation in the famous " USSR vs. Rest of the World " match of In this match he occupied fourth board, losing one game to Vlastimil Hort and drawing his other three. Polugaevsky won at Mar del Plata in and