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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Gambit books by John Nunn: Four times out of the first ten. Mike Beatty marked it as to-read Oct 01, Nodas rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Get to Know Us. Add Brilliant Chess Miniatures to Nunn’s list of well annotated, edited, researched, and written books.

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John Nunn at his best is better than most chess writers at their best. If you just love chess, you’ll fall in love all over again! A caption like “After If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In a roll-call of the world elite, grandmasters and World Champions feature as both victor and victim. John Nunn examines how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner managed to punch home his advantage so effectively.


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The most chesx author supplies typically lucid notes and plenty of well-placed diagrams to painlessly guide the reader through the chosen collection of cuess 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 How many times was the Najdorf Sicilian played?


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Yet this particular book has several aggravating avoidable flaws in the way it was physically produced. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The games are 10 no particular sequence. Refresh and try again. Next time Gambit should find a font that provides a more stark contrast between bold and not-bold.

It would have also been nice to see a list of groupings like: Great buy in good condition. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This goal would have been better achieved if the diagram captions had described the moves with a better notation format.

As mentioned in other reviews the formatting could have been better by arranging 2 page games on facing pages instead of having to turn a page to finish a game.


Superb is not enough! The format with three diagrams per page, and up to six per game enables the book to be enjoyed miniaturres if a chess set is not handy. Want to Read saving….

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Igor marked it as to-read Jan 26, The choice of Figurine notation worsens the problem described in 1a. The games themselves are absolute gems. I don’t know what motivated Nunn to write this book, but I am very thankful he did. I agree with most of the praise for mibiatures book and other Nunn books. Nabau Moreng rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Is this ches any good? Share your thoughts with other customers. There are two wins apiece for Spassky and Korchnoi, five by Tal and seven by Kasparov.

To ask other readers questions about Brilliant Chess Miniaturesplease sign up. Trivia About Brilliant Che Donald is currently reading it Jan 24, vrilliant How many times did Tal score a touchdown? Lists with This Book. A collection of games of 25 moves or fewer by a grandmaster. I often have to scan backward through the paragraphs searching for the previous moves to discover the missing info, far too tedious.

It often matters a whole lot from which square the moved piece originated.