The World Chess Champion Series
The fourth title in the popular World Chess Champion Series is about the enigmatic Alexander Alekhine. Tracing the Russian-born champion from his youth in Russia, through his assault on the chess Olympus and beyond, this books paints a fresh portrait of man who was one of the most spectacular tacticians ever to play the game.
The authors do not shy from confronting some of the less savory aspects of Alekhine’s life. They stick to the facts and present the issues surrounding the fourth world champion. Rounding out this outstanding biography are over 130 games annotated by German grandmaster Karsten Mueller.