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 .

Author: Faekasa Duran
Country: Ghana
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 11 July 2009
Pages: 355
PDF File Size: 2.3 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.31 Mb
ISBN: 953-3-18544-807-2
Downloads: 92197
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Malaramar

The cause of death was polycythemiaa kind of chronic leucosis.

The chess games of Isaac Lipnitsky

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This way not only will you improve your general level of chess, but also lipniteky specific opening ideas. Doesn’t this all look extremely modern to you?

Chess Praxis Chess Classics. Similar to Watson’s ‘Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy’ in terms of its main purpose – to describe the philosophy of chess strategy and the applicability of strategic rules and principles, but much better – nonarrogant, clear in style, and more correct on many issues including “rule-independence” the term lipniteky from Watson’s book.

There is also such a thing as balance between many different rules or features of the position, where one of the features or the interaction of positive vs negative features will dominate, and therefore the rule associated with that those feature s will prevail. He explains complicated lipntisky theory in no time with excellent game examples and clear and logical language. With the White pieces: It is chsss to mention that a certain Robert James Fischer who learned Russian to be able to read Russian chess books and magazines!


C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed. This is a book that I would suggest that you tackle only after you have assimilated the material in a more standard middlegame text like Pachman, Euwe or Nimzovich. My 60 Chexs Games. I think he is chessplayer with a great future. Lipnitsky puts much emphasis on the value of a thorough analysis of games, and especially pays attention to so called ‘critical positions’.

White has five pieces in play, Black has four. It is now published in a modern edition by Quality Chess. Sometimes the best books get the worst treatment. I would have to say that it is ahead of its time, when comparing it with books of like vintage, eg, Fine’s “The Middlegame In Chess”, or especially Znosko-Borovsky’s book of the same name.

He was probably as good lipnitskt Geller and Gligoric by then, but never got the chance to climp into chews real elite. According to legend, Bobby Fischer learned Russian so that he could read this book. Watson missed much of that.

Do We Really Need Old Chess Books?

Lectures from the All-Russian School of Grandmasters. Do you happen to know what caused Lipnitsky’s death. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Now it seems as though the worse if over for White: Russian experts say it is one of the most influential chess books of the 20th century, yet it was never published in English.

White’s king is sheltered chesz the flank, Black’s is in the centre.

He was a two-time Ukrainian champion, and was among Ukraine’s top half-dozen players from to Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


Jeans 9 years 10 months ago Permalink.

Lipnitsky was a childhood companion and chess rival of David Bronstein in Kiev. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Issak Oskarovich Lipnitzky was Ukrainian champion in and Even if you’re a big fan of Soviet chess history you may still not have heard of Isaac Lipnitsky. In the chapter ‘Conquering the centre from the flanks’ Lipnitsky illustrates what Watson in called ‘the new relationshipn of flank to centre’. However, it is highly rewarding to read “Questions of Modern Chess Theory”, especially chapters 7 and 8.

You might ask Kulla Tierchen if he comes online. He would no doubt have been a household name had he not tragically passed away at a young age in 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.

There are not many photos of Isaak Lipnitskytwice champion of the Ukraine and respected chess theoretician and author. Although the current position White’s last move was One wonders what that excellent reviewer of books on chess, John Watson, would say of the reissue.

So how did I start playing this wonderful opening? Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!