Sham Sacrifice, Positional (i) Spielmann vs Pirc, (D18) Queen’s Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 25 moves, Sham Sacrifice, Positional (ii) Spielmann vs . The Art of Sacrifice in Chess has 34 ratings and 2 reviews. Alberto said: Interesting games, but Spielmann tends to bog down in vague considerations not . Rudolf Spielmann, The Art of Sacrifice in Chess, 21st century edition, revised and expanded by Karsten Mueller. (Russell Enterprises, ).

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The Art of Sacrifice in Chess

Barry Cunningham rated it really liked it Mar 02, Jerry rated it really sacrifixe it Feb 28, Perhaps the strongest Austrian-born grandmaster of the20th century, Rudolf Spielmann — defeated such world-class opponents as Nimzovich, Tartakower, Bogoljubov — and even the great Capablanca. As for modernizing the language, I’m not sure what you’re referring to. Steve rated it really liked it Dec 28, Sourabh Potdar rated it really liked it Jan 27, Julius Du Mont Editor.


Angela Maloney rated it really liked it Jan 26, First, if the bad analysis is simply expunged and replaced by corrected analysis, that would be a sort of vandalism. Anton Frisk Kockum rated it really liked it Jan 10, In part 2 or is it part 2 of part 1?

Published November 2nd by Dover Publications first published Want to Read saving…. The result was the first systematic attempt to explain and exploit the spielmmann of chess sacrifice; it remains an extremely helpful and useful weapon in the arsenal of chess players at every level. Mohammed Elbarogy rated it really liked it Sep 15, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Drawing on dozens of his own games against such topflight players as Schlechter, Tartakower, Bogoljubov, Reti, Rubinstein and Tarrasch, Spielmann describes and analysis various type of sacrifices: Surely chess is more of a science or a branch of maths and logic, and maybe elements of statistics and probability. Finally, in part 3 or 2?

Changing the notation to algebraic safrifice adding diagrams is reasonable,since it does not change the work of the author. Comment Moderation Enabled Your comment will not appear until it has been cleared by a website editor. Louis Chess Club St. Aloisio Ponti rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Spielmann’s first distinction is between sham sacrifices and real ones.


Austrian grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann was one of the great swashbuckling players of his era, and was a fine writer on the topic as well. How Good Is Your Chess? Return to Book Page.

Instinctively we place the moral value above the scientific. On principle we incline to rate a sacrificial game more highly than a positional game. Do you think these books should be called the ‘art’ of? Junior Championship U. Bog rated it did not like it Nov 19, One improvement is a now-standard one, though one which will be welcomed by the vast majority of the readership: July 31, Phil.

Art of Sacrifice (Spielmann)

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