My thanks to the good folks at Chess Life for allowing me to do so. —–. Maizelis, Ilya. The Soviet Chess Primer. trans. John Sugden. Glasgow. Chess player profile of Danielius Maizelis [Даниелюс Маизелис]: Chess Games, Play Style, Ranking, Tournament History and Community comments. The Soviet Chess Primer, by Ilya Maizelis, Quality Chess , Paperback, Figurine Algebraic Notation, pp. $ (ChessCafe Price.
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IMBacon 24 min ago. This could be reasonable on account of the material being dated; extensive revision, amounting to writing the section over again, would be needed to bring it up to date.
Log In or Join. Closer scrutiny of The Soviet Chess Primerhowever, leads me to question the title chosen by Quality Chess for this new translation. My thanks to cbess good folks at Chess Life for allowing me to do so. Nov 23, 6. The few references to Maizelis that exist in English describe him as a translator and endgame analyst, with special expertise in pawn endings and technical rook endings.
The Soviet Chess Primer by Ilya Maizelis
Nov 20, 1. I really love the book and would like to get a hardback version which has the more extensive content.
There are certainly better primers in print today, but few books are more interesting than is The Soviet Chess Primer. In Book Two, starting at pagethe systematic course in the openings. Speculation Of The End superchessmachine 9 min maielis.
The picture below is the table of Contents of the Russian version, the contents in the red box are missing in the Eng and Rus versions, and the photos of players are gone as well. That has answered my question completely. Majzelis quick glance at the table of contents would suggest that the English title is apt.
I’ll struggle with the language to put it mildly! Mark all topics as READ. So far, so good. I have just checked the English version, the Russian version and the Russian version.
A big thank you CKLG for going to so much trouble. The Eng version and the Rus version have the same contents. How to exploit this white opening? DamonevicSmithlov 10 min ago.
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I have the paperback English translation. So the parts that are missing are: Both Karpov and Kasparov are quoted on the cover, and they both love this book.
Chesw, Black is in zugzwang, but surely there are much clearer and Elo-appropriate ways to illustrate the point than this? Again, I suppose that omission is forgivable; the English speaker has access to what is presumably much better material covering the same territory. Such high regard may be surprising for an American audience, for whom Ilya Maizelis is something makzelis a mystery.
Magnus Carlsen–did he use cheat codes at world championship? I suspect, however, that the particular affection felt for it by former Soviets may have msizelis source. Amizelis penultimate and unedited version of the review is reproduced here. Until very recently it was hard to imagine Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov agreeing on much of anything.
Nov 21, 4. The final group of omissions seems to be about material specific to being a chessplayer in the Soviet Union in ; details of what one must do to achieve the various norms, tables of how to pair players in tournaments.
Nov 21, 2. The Soviet Chess Primer.
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Post your best miniatures here stiggling 32 min ago. The breakneck pace of the book and the complex examples preclude me from thinking it appropriate for the beginner. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
If his name is recognized at all, it is as a co-author of the classic Pawn Endings with Yuri Averbakh, although in truth Maizelis was its primary author. It should not surprise us that youthful attachment to cherished books would persist, and in this case the attachment is justified.