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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Pages with related products. That said, parts of the book do have a dated feel.

It seems that Lipnitsky again was way ahead of his time. Another point in Lipnitsky’s work is that there are positions ‘critical’, or unclear, positions that require concrete analysis, i.

A very unpleasant move for White! No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.

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It is not included, but the book gives many great examples of dynamic opening play. He was a strong Soviet player in the s, but sadly died of leukemia in There is also such a thing as balance between many different rules or features of the position, where one of the features or the lipntisky of positive vs cbess features will dominate, and therefore the rule associated with that those feature s will prevail.

Fischer read this book and it is mentioned in his ‘My 60 Memorable Games’ in game 26 vs Reshevsky. Lipnitsky vs Michael Neckermann. In my opinion, it calls into question the whole Western concept of ‘modern’ chess developments, showing that many ideas already existed in the Soviet Union of the s and before.

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This game is analysed in great detail by Lipnitsky. Lipnitsky first wonders why Black didn’t play The second part of the book was lipjitsky to the Ragozin Defense.

The second part of the dhess devoted to the Ragozin defense was simply thrown away! I also have this book and I was hoping you would write a review on it, and I was curious about your opinion. The mutual interdependence between the centre and flanks has, however, remained unilluminated up to now. Questions of Modern Chess Theory has been edited to make it useful for the 21st century and is now accessible for the first time to an English-speaking audience.

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The book written in consisted of two parts. If we disregard a few outdated opinions on particular opening variations, the book might as well have been written last year.

Home News Columns Studies. If he could only castleā€¦. I guess I assumed he was French because he lives in Paris at least he used to The cause of death was polycythemiaa kind of chronic leucosis. To be fair, in those days he was never a star, even though the list of his victims in tournament play is long and proud: Here the author showed how to apply the principles described in the first part of the book to a particular opening.


Isaak Lipnitsky (1923-1959)

During the second world war, Lipnitsky fought in the battle of Stalingrad and, after chesss return to Kiev, became one of the strongest players in Ukraine. Customers who bought this item also bought.

My System Chess Classics. To boot, he is attacking the Black Rook on c8 and has a passed pawn cbess d5. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. It is a very insightful, sophisticated look at chess theory, looking at primarily the middlegame, but also the opening. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Yes, it was first published inin Ukrainian, and has been available in earlier English language editions, but we both felt that this fresh version from Quality Chess deserves inclusion. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Finally, I noticed that when I fed the position after Black’s 16th move to Rybkait indeed suggested GM Bent Larsen said it best in his book of selected games. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to lipnisky buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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