The Mammoth Book of the World’s Greatest Chess Games: New edn


The 125 greatest chess games of all time, selected, analysed, re-evaluated and explained by a team of British experts and illustrated with over 1,000 chess diagrams. Join the authors in studying these games, the cream of two centuries of international chess, and develop your own chess-playing skills – whatever your current standard. Instructive points at the end of each game highlight the lessons to be learned.

First published in 1998, a second edition of The Mammoth Book of the World’s Greatest Chess Games in 2004 included an additional 12 games. This edition includes a further 13 games as well as some significant revisions to the analysis and information regarding other games in earlier editions of the book, facilitated by the use of a variety of chess software.



For the famous games which appear in other books and anthologies, the authors have provided the most thorough and careful annotations you will find. They also include some extremely brilliant games which haven’t received much attention elsewhere. … Of the various ‘Greatest Games’ collections, The Mammoth Book of The World’s Greatest Chess Games is the most up to date with the highest-quality annotations. You will want a copy on your shelf., John Watson

Biografía del autor

GRAHAM BURGESS has been a World Chess Federation (FIDE) Master since the age of twenty. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1989 with a degree in mathematics. As well as having competed at international level for many years, he has written more than twenty highly acclaimed books, and edited over 250. In 1994 he set a new world record by playing 510 games of blitz chess (five minutes or each player) in three days, winning 431 games and drawing 25. Graham is the editorial director of Gambit Publications.

Tapa blanda : 704 páginas

ISBN-10 : 1849013683

ISBN-13 : 978-1849013680

Dimensiones del producto : 12.7 x 4.32 x 19.69 cm

Editorial : Robinson (30 septiembre 2010)

Idioma: : Inglés



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