- An outstanding collection of forty brilliant games played by Mikhail Tal, one of the all-time chess greats
- Includes extensive material taken from training sessions between Tal and his long-time coach Alexander Koblencs
- Fully revised algebraic version of a classic chess text
Former world champion Mikhail Tal will forever be regarded as one of the most imaginative chess players of all time. His startling piece sacrifices, ingenious tactical combinations and daring checkmating attacks have made him a true chess legend.
This fascinating book, a new edition of a 1980s classic, is a treasure trove of exciting chess. First-hand commentaries have been extracted from the personal diaries of regular training sessions between Tal and his coach, Alexander Koblencs. As well as providing thorough technical analysis of the games, the two authors offer a wealth of practical chess advice and instruction, enabling you to adopt Tal-like thought processes in your own games.