Attacking Chess by Josh Waitzkin – The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his. The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role. I think Josh Waitzkin courses in chessmaster made me a better chessplayer than I read his book “Attacking Chess” (written when he still had high hopes).

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In very good condition showing minimal use. Speculation Of The End superchessmachine 12 min ago.

Touchstone August Length: I’m a very minor chess player, but it improved my game a great deal. Doug McCoy rated it really liked it Nov 25, Price may vary by retailer. Minor marks and wear to book. Binding tight, spine fine.

Attacking Chess by Waitzkin, Josh

His unique introductio The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Just chdss moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

This is an old well debated topic but my personal opinion is that he would become a “weak” GM if he continued playing. Log In or Attac,ing. Leonard rated it really liked it Apr 14, With that being said, I’d say he’s a better teacher than that punk Carlsen.


Apr 10, Junior Chess championship in and The most succinct, clear, and personal chess book I’ve read yet! Jordan rated it really liked it Dec 20, When I sacrifice a Queen, it is usually more in the manner of an islander throwing the village belle attackong a volcano than anything resembling heroism. You could tell by his attitude. It has some great tricks for playing the offensive end of the chess board.

But he always has time for the tutorials, and that gets an “A” in attzcking books: He grew up with the best of both chess worlds Thanks for telling us about the problem. I am a big fan of Waitzkin.

For more information about Chessmaster visit www. Well written and accessible. I read it over and over and over again. Paperbackpages. Better World Books Condition: I think there’s no evidence whatsoever that supports he’d be “even stronger than Carlsen”, and the fact is that he couldn’t even become a GM. Aaron Kahn rated it liked it Jan 20, Waitzkin now is a Brazilian Ju-Jitsu martial artist and stopped playing chess competitively I think in He never seemed to want to or have the desire to make it to GM status.

Attacking Chess

I have no doubt, Josh is a true champion! Post your best miniatures here DmitriNet 13 min ago.

It’s very human and tantalizingly understandable. Not comprehensive enough though, nor are there enough challenging problems for me at this point. Aug 17, Todd Bryant rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some people reach a limit in their talent he found his.


Erik Limpaecher rated it really liked it Apr 23, Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Jul 13, 5. Whether we like Carlsen or not, he is going to be a huge force in chess in the next few years, and inevitably a contender for the World Championship.

He would need to be more well rounded to be a GM, let alone a top player. Each strategy is illustrated with examples taken from actual games Waitzkin has played, described with all the gusto and competitive intensity this young master brings to his craft. He might been a contender for the World Championship if he kept playing at the high levels, yes, but I think in some way or another, he was burnt out on chess. Scott rated it it was amazing May 03, I had the privilege of meeting him and playing him when he was about 15 years old and about Jun 27, Darkstar rated it it was amazing.

Basics, but very well done. His unique introduction to the game combines solid instruction with stories about his personal experiences that capture all the excitement and tension of playing chess at the championship level. When I was really into chess about ten years ago, this book was revolutionary.