Much can be learned from these sparkling miniatures. John Nunn examines both how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner. Author: John Nunn Title: Brilliant Chess Miniatures Released: Format: pdf Size: 9 Mb Download book. A collection of games of 25 moves or fewer by a grandmaster. The accent is on instruction, discussing both how the loser could have avoided disaster and how.

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The annotations and comments to all the games are top notch. In a roll-call of the world elite, grandmasters and World Champions feature as both victor and victim.

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Mostly they came from the Informants, I imagine. Is this book any good? Great buy in good condition. Refresh and try again. He is one of England’s strongest chess players and once was in the world’s top ten. As mentioned in other reviews the formatting could miniaturez been better by arranging 2 page games on facing pages instead of having to turn a page to finish a game. I would have liked to see more detailed analysis, maybe some opening stuff and more commentary Nodas rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Spectraz marked it as to-read Apr 24, Excellent collection of edifying brief chess games, with clear analysis.


The choice of Figurine notation worsens the problem described in 1a. Aakarsh Nair marked it as to-read Jan 30, If you are a tournament player, you’ll win more games. Igor marked it as to-read Jan 26, John Nunn has been one of the world’s leading grandmasters for nearly twenty years and regularly competes in both grandmaster tournaments and domestic events.

Doron Yam rated it liked it Jan 07, Chess is a primarily about tactics.

The most renowned author supplies typically lucid notes and plenty of well-placed diagrams to painlessly guide the reader through the chosen collection of beautiful games” – Paul Motwani, THE SCOTSMAN “An entertaining book, a collection of sparkling modern gems to instruct and entertain, the author believes that much can be learned – like how to avoid disasters, and how to punch home an early advantage to good effect – from these sparkling miniatures” – John Henderson, THE SCOTSMAN “All the games in this work are 25 moves or less There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Add Brilliant Chess Miniatures to Nunn’s list 11 well annotated, edited, researched, and written books. John rated it really liked it Jul 14, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

My Best Games of Chess: A couple of the games are more curiosities and opening traps than they are real games of chess. Young rated it it was amazing Brilliany 03, Fischer, Timman, Kramnik and Shirov all have wins.

Brilliant Chess Miniatures by John Nunn

About the Author Dr. Want to Read saving…. Fatih Can marked it as to-read Jun 29, Hendra marked it as to-read Oct 05, In order to get this down to a more manageable number, he decided to further limit the games to those where both players were rated at least Elo or better. Jonathan Wijaya rated it liked it May chess, Return to Book Page.