By Robert; Dale Brandreth; Sherwood
167 pages, hardback
Full notes to all of the video games PLUS a few very good photographs and vast statement at the prelude and aftermath to this nice occasion, the most powerful match ever held as much as that time.
The AVRO event used to be held within the Netherlands in 1938, subsidized by means of the Dutch broadcasting corporation AVRO. the development was once a double round-robin match. The 8 gamers usually considered as the most powerful on this planet took half: international Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, destiny champion Mikhail Botvinnik and challengers Paul Keres, Reuben effective, Samuel Reshevsky and Salo Flohr.
The annotations are clean and take note of the commentaries via the nice contestants themselves through the years. they're incomparably larger than any prior notes.
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