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Mikhail Botvinnik : the life and games of a world chess champion

Author: Andy Soltis
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores Mikhail Botvinnik's unusual dual career as well as his complex relations with Soviet leaders. The book has more than 85 games, 127 diagrams, twelve photographs, a chronology of his life and career, a bibliography, an index of openings, an index of opponents, and a general index"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Soltis, Andy, 1947-
Mikhail Botvinnik
(DLC) 2013041710
(OCoLC)849204985
Named Person: M M Botvinnik; M M Botvinnik
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Soltis
ISBN: 9781476613581 1476613583
OCLC Number: 864899649
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Misha --
2. Allies and Enemies --
3. Rivals --
4. Botvinnik vs. the Bourgeoisie --
5. Two Moscows and a Nottingham --
6. From Levenfish to AVRO --
7. Absolution --
8. War --
9. Champion --
10. "But They Were Good Years" --
11. End of Revenge --
12. Last Moves.
Responsibility: Andrew Soltis.

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"another Soltis tour-de-force...a fascinating book that is must reading for anyone wishing to learn more about this fascinating figure"--IM John Donaldson (JeremySilman.com); "a fascinating story...a Read more...

 
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