September 2016 Non-fiction NBN

Rubinstein: Move by Move Zenón Franco

Rubinstein: Move by Move
Zenón Franco

Akiba Rubinstein is a famous figure in the in the history of chess. At his peak, he was arguably the strongest player in the World, and only the outbreak of World War I deprived him of the opportunity to challenge his main rival Emanuel Lasker for the World Championship title. Rubinstein was an exceptionally talented player whose legacy includes many truly brilliant games. He helped to develop several chess openings and is widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest endgame players of all time. In this book Grandmaster Zenón Franco selects and examines his favourite games by chess legend Akiba Rubinstein, and demonstrates how we can all learn and improve our chess by studying Rubinstein’s masterpieces.