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Isaac Lipnitsky

It sounds reasonable enough, and we only have to recall Alex Shabalov’s move 7. The hcess of death was polycythemiaa kind of chronic leucosis.

So the similarity in analytical style is not at all a coincidence. Keres-Richter Munich Indeed, this position is also included again in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategywhere it features in the chapter ‘Royalty in our times’ about the modern ideas on where to put your king.

Chess Book of the Year, part 5: Isaac Lipnitsky

Very easy to read and yet very deep. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Soviet-US Military Admin match. He would no doubt have been a household name had he not tragically passed away at a young age in Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.


This article needs additional citations for verification. Nc6 is from You see how he keeps adjusting his evaluation and making new concusions about the position all the time.

I guess I assumed he was French because he lives in Paris at least he used to In the Ukraine of his peak years, the region had more than 30 million people, and chess was very popular, with many strong players.

V Mikenas vs Lipnitsky. But when the book was actually published I was severely disappointed.

Isaac Lipnitsky – Wikipedia

The Black Rook is under attack and White threatens to castle. This pawn move divides the board into 2 and keeps the White King in the centre. For more comprehensive chwss advice on positional play you can read Pachman’s ‘Modern Chess Strategy’ that book is great, by the way, despite old notation or similar works.

In a chapter on making concrete decisions, Lipnitsky gives the following now-famous position: Show 25 25 50 All. As Lipnitsky puts it, ‘a most intriguing position. Since early 50th he suffered serious illness of blood It was written by a 2-time Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet Union in A move of rare beauty!


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It’s exactly the way modern chess analysts like Dvoretsky and John Nunn handle things. This is one of the most influential books ever written. I can only quote Julia Roberts from “Pretty Lipnitskg Please try again later.

It will help you to understand GM games a lot better. These games are insightfully and extensively analyzed by Lipnitsky himself.

The final moves of the game are so pretty and surprising that the judges could not resist awarding the brilliancy prize to Lipnitsky.

A bonus of 10 of Lipnitsky’s games against such luminaries of the day as Keres, Tolush, Geller and Suetin adds to lipnktsky value of the book. Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal.