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Description - San Luis 2005 by Alik Gershon

San Luis 2005 is the most celebrated chess tournament of the decade. Bulgarian Grandmaster Veselin Topalov triumphed and proved that he is a worthy successor to World Champi-ons such as Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this ambi-tious work Gershon and Nor analyse all the games from the tournament, but there is no danger of the reader drowning in masses of variations, as the authors clearly explain the ideas behind the moves. Tournament books used to be a familiar part of chess literature with Zurich 1953 a classic example, however such books are now rare because of the huge ef-fort they demand from the authors. Gershon and Nor have risen to the challenge and produced a book that is destined to become a modern classic, a magnificent book worthy of an extraordinary tournament. Many colour photographs of the event and the surrounding Argentinean scenery help the reader feel what it was like to be at San Luis 2005.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789197600521
ISBN-10: 9197600520
Format: Paperback / softback
(240mm x 170mm x 25mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Quality Chess Europe AB
Publisher: Quality Chess Europe AB
Publish Date: 1-May-2006
Country of Publication: Sweden

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Author Biography - Alik Gershon

Alik Gershon is a chess grandmaster from Israel. Igor Nor is a respected chess trainer from Israel.