Timman's Triumphs - hardcoverTimman's Triumphs - hardcover.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Timman,J. Product Code: 9789056919290.
Category: PLAYERS. Publisher: New In Chess.
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Jan Timman, the Dutch grandmaster is one of the greatest chess players never to win the world title. For many years 'the Best of the West' belonged to the chess elite, collecting some splendid super tournament victories. Three times Timman was a Candidate for the World Championship and his peak in the world rankings was second place, in 1982. For this definitive collection, Timman has revisited his career and subjected his finest efforts to fresh analysis supported by modern technology. The result is startling and fascinating. Some games that he had been proud of turned out to be flawed, others that he remembered as messy were actually well played. Timman's Triumphs includes wins against greats such as Karpov, Kasparov, Kortchnoi, Smyslov, Tal, Spassky, Bronstein, Larsen and Topalov. The annotations are in the author's trademark lucid style, that happy mix of colourful background information and sharp, crystalclear explanations. Once again Jan Timman shows that he is not only one of the best players the game has seen, but also as one of the best analysts and writers. Hardback, 352 pages. Dimensions: 170 x 231mm, 790g.
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