Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature. It was written by a 2-time Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet. Even if you’re a big fan of Soviet chess history you may still not have heard of Isaac Lipnitsky. Born in Kiev in , Lipnitsky was a member of. Questions of Modern Chess Theory (Chess Classics) [Isaac Lipnitsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Questions of Modern Chess .

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Lipnitsky first wonders why Black didn’t play lipnjtsky ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Nxd4 c5you’ll find that the most well-known game played with it was Smyslov-Botvinnik, 11th match game, Moscow Blow the whistle and inform an administrator. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language. Get to Know Us. This book is one of the best books ever written on how the play chess from opening to endgame!

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Questions of Modern Chess Theory by Isaac Lipnitsky

The book is full of clear, easily understandable examples, written by someone who doesn’t make a fuss of words and is able to explain chess in a crystal-clear style. I also have this book and I was hoping you would write a review on it, and I was curious about your opinion. Lipnitsky puts much emphasis on the value of a thorough analysis of games, and especially pays attention to so called ‘critical positions’. In fact, the book constantly reminded me of John Watson’s Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy – Advances since Nimzowitscha modern classic which was written in and won Watson several awards.


It is still very relevant today except obviously some opening variations given in examples.

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The 1st part of this book is very useful for studying positional play, the 2nd one represents quite comprehensive analysis of Ragozin defence on a basis of the 1st part. White’s king is sheltered on the flank, Black’s is in the centre. Home News Columns Studies.

Moreover, Lipnitsky provides examples from historical games which suggest that the word ‘modern’ in Watson’s title may have to be reconsidered. If you look up this position in your database it’s liipnitsky Ruy Lopez with 5. By the chess standards of the 21st century, with Ukraine now an independent nation sinceLipnitsky was certainly of International Master standard, and likely Grandmaster level.

He was a two-time Ukrainian champion, and was among Ukraine’s top half-dozen players from to According to this book, an author was the last person, who visited Lipnitsky at the hospital. How much lpnitsky Lipnitsky see when playing this clever move? View cart My Chss. What I didn’t learn until much later, reading the works of the later Catholic Saints, was that Noah came out with a Sicilian Dragon in the next game, and Isaac skewered that bad boy too.

E10 Queen’s Pawn Game. Lipnitsky vs G Borisenko. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This is one of the most influential books ever written.

Isaak Lipnitsky (1923-1959)

Since early 50th he suffered serious illness of blood Wasn’t it the biblical Isaac who swindled Noah on the ark with that sneaky Ruy Lopez trap? Perhaps the bio should be changed now that his book is available in English.

The final moves of the game are so pretty and surprising that the judges could not resist awarding the lipnnitsky prize to Lipnitsky. He now concludes that perhaps Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal.

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If we disregard a few outdated opinions on lipnutsky opening variations, the book might as well have been written last year. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In the original version fromthe Ragozin variation of the Queen’s Gambit found its way into Fischer’s repertoire.

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In the Ukraine of his peak years, the region lipnitskt more than 30 million people, and chess was very popular, with many strong players. He explains complicated chess theory in no time with excellent game examples and clear and logical language. Here’s a good example: This is a book I admittedly had not been aware of until Quality Chess did the chess-playing public a service by translating and publishing it.

Questions of Modern Chess Theory: A very talented player. Lipnitsky was already speaking of a more concrete approach to chess, long before Watson started talking about ‘rule-independence’. 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.

During WW2, he served as a corporal in an anti-spy unit. You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Pick your username now and join the chessgames lipnisky According to legend, Bobby Fischer learned Russian so that he could read this book.