Ajedrez. Ivan's Chess Journey - Ivan Sokolov

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    Ivan Sokolov was one of the most furious attacking and creative player of his time.

    The author presents an overview of his Life in Chess, full of entertaining unpublished material.

    He is not shy to share his opinions and promises the reader a personal roller coaster loaded with fun stories an unexpected twists.

    We are convinced you will enjoy the ride!

    Ivan Sokolov was born in Bosnia in 1968. He was and still is one of the most flamboyant attacking players of his time, reaching several times, over a period of 13 years, the top 12 spot in the FIDE ranking.

    He notably has beaten world chess champions like Smyslov, Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Topalov. The list of first places he took in his life time achievement is immense, we remember him winning most recent, the World Open (Philadelphia), the Politiken Cup (joint first, in Denmark) in 2012 and the Admiral Niels Cup in 2013. Not to forget he was also the national Yugoslav champion in 1988 and Dutch in 1995 and 1998.

    He is also a successful and beloved writer bringing bestsellers as "Winning Chess Middlegames", "The Ruy Lopez Revisited", "The Strategic Nimzo- Indian" and "Sacrifice and Initiative". His columns in the last Chess Informants are also widely appraised. As a commentator he was best known to entertain his public at the Tata Steel tournaments in Wijk aan Zee.

    He is currently being employed in Dubai as a National team coach.

    Key to Symbols used & Bibliography
    Ch 1: Rookie Years
    Ch 2: The Pre Computer Era
    Ch 3: Living Out of a Suitcase
    Ch 4: World Championships
    Ch 5: Team Triumphs
    Ch 6: Meeting World Greats
    Ch 7: Mutual Agreement
    Ch 8: He should already have been Dead
    Ch 9: Impossible to Lose
    Ch 10: Simple Endings
    Ch 11: The King Chase


    Pages 276

    Thinkers Publishing 2016





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