Forgotten Genius - Albin Planinc
Thinkers Publishing, 1. Auflage 2021
Albin Planinc was born in the middle of the Second World War, on 18th April 1944, in the little village of Brise, near the small town of Zagorje ob Savi, approximately 30 kilometers from Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. He spent his childhood with his mother Ljudmila (unofficially Milka), a simple, uneducated woman who earned money from various unskilled jobs.
This fascinating biography of over eighty-five annotated games and stories are being presented by grandmasters Georg Mohr and Adrian Mikhalchishin. It covers Planinc' entire life and chess career, including his most fascinating games. This fitting tribute of a forgotten chess genius should be found in anyone's chess library. Thanks to this colorful book Albin Planinc will continue to inspire us all and will keep his spirit alive.
009 For the hero of my youth
017 1961 - First tournaments
023 1962 - First Steps on the State Scene
033 1963 - Maturation
039 1964 - Breakthrough at home
041 1965 - Planinc introduces himself
075 1967-1968 - Why do you not return?
087 1969 - Explosion!
131 1970 - The journey begins
167 1971 - A New Grandmaster!
207 1972 - The fight for an Olympic ticket
225 1973 - The Dutch fairy tale
289 1974 - The final ascent
327 1975 - An additional dimension to life
353 1976-1979 - There is no life without tournaments
389 1980-1985 - Agony
393 1985-2008 - Darkness
401 About authors