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Art.-No.: LXALENY1924R

New York 1924

352 pages, paperback, Russel, 2009.

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New York 1924 - A Truly Extraordinary Tournament

One of the most remarkable and famous chess tournaments ever took place in New York City in March and April 1924. It had a narrative that is still striking today: Three world champions - undisputed world champions, mind you - fulfilling their destiny. The stunning performance of the 55-year-old former world champion Emanuel Lasker. The seemingly invincible reigning world champion José Capablanca suffering his first loss in eight years. And all 110 tournament games deeply annotated by future world champion Alexander Alekhine.

The tournament book that Alekhine produced became the stuff of legend. He provides real analysis, and with words, not just moves. He imbues the book with personality, on the one hand ruthlessly objective, even with his own mistakes, on the other, candidly subjective.

This is a modern "21st Century Edition" of Alekhine's classic, using figurine algebraic notation, adding many more diagrams, but preserving the original, masterful text and annotations.

Details

Language English
Author Alekhine, Alexander
Publisher Russel
Medium Book
Weight 470 g
Width 15.4 cm
Height 22.9 cm
Pages 352
ISBN-13 9781888690484
Year of Publication 2009
Binding paperback

Contents

004 Foreword

006 Preface

007 Publisher's Note

009 The Scoring, Round by Round

010 Score of the Tournament

011 Introduction

014 Review of the Tournament

018 First Round

032 Second Round

044 Third Round

054 Fourth Round

071 Fifth Round

082 Sixth Round

098 Seventh Round

113 Eighth Round

130 Ninth Round

145 Tenth Round

158 Eleventh Round

173 Twelfth Round

185 Thirteenth Round

198 Fourteenth Round

214 Fifteenth Round

228 Sixteenth Round

244 Seventeenth Round

258 Eighteenth Round

272 Nineteenth Round

283 Twentieth Round

297 Twenty-First Round

312 Twenty-Second Round

324 The Significance of the New York Tournament in the Light of the Theory of the Openings

351 Index of Players

352 Index of Openings

New York 1924