Nunn’s Chess Openings has 68 ratings and 3 reviews. Manny said: John Nunn is a very clever guy. He went to Oxford at age 15, and received a PhD in Algebr. Birth of an Acronym “Nunn’s Chess Openings” by John Nunn, Graham Burgess, John Emms and Joe Gallagher, Everyman Publishers, Figurine Algebraic. Nunn’s Chess Openings offers more than just a summary of existing analysis. This, then, is Nunn’s Chess Openings — a project which has occupied much of.

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Then he started writing chess books, and it wasn’t long before he was also being called one of world’s best chess writers.

Nunn’s Chess Openings

Get to Know Us. I have used this book for about two years and I think it is very helpful. In any case, I don’t think that encyclopedias should be judged by their original material unless excellent suggestions and innovations simply permeate the work in vast oepnings, which I don’t find to be true of either BCO or of NCO–yet–and certainly not of ECO.

This book is a valuable collection of large number of variants organized for different chess openings. Each section is written by a player with expertise in that area, enabling Nunn’s Chess Openings to provide the sort of insider knowledge that can only be Nunn’s Chess Openings is written by a team of experts — four writers who are acclaimed as outstanding chess writers and experts in their fields.

After a day of thumbing through this book, I can’t do it justice in a short review, and will undoubtedly return to comment upon it further in forthcoming columns.

The editors of the book failed to make any comment on every move or at least for each variant, and they remained silent throughout the book! Please enter a search term to begin your search. Pick the opening you are interested in studying and read the intro on it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. That is a reasonable practical decision–after all, the amount of work involved by researching the published material would be daunting; but in my admittedly preliminary judgment, it seems that a lot of good moves and more precise assessments might have found there way into the final product had the authors taken this extra step.


All the other text is variants of these lines.

Sponsored products related to this item What’s this? It will list out the progression of moves in that line and indicate who is “better” by the last move, based on that progresion. Furthermore, four authors is probably a bare minimum for such a project.

Also, the areas which each author nunnns are delineated at the beginning of the book this has been a problem with other encyclopedias. As World Champion Garry Kasparov once said in an interview, ‘A really good opening survey should be written by a team of experts.

Read reviews that mention chess openings ideas behind modern chess reference book great reference chess players behind the openings intermediate players opening books opening book nunn chess best opening openings book book for opening lines move nco mco analysis games. He has written several highly-regarded opening books. Miniatures in the Sicilian Najdorf Chess Miniatures. View all 4 comments. But I do feel able to give my opinion on the first and most important question: Kindle rated it it was amazing May 04, Everyman Chess Nunhs Paperback: Explore the Home Gift Guide.

This single volume covers all chess openings in detail and will enable every chess-player, right up to grandmaster standard, to play the opening with openiings.

Price is very good.

As I said it is a good book to have if 1 You play tournaments regularly 2 nunsn can find one under 15 bucks. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This ambitious book was intended as a comprehensive one-volume survey of all chess opening theory, and is a typical product of the Nunn stable.


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The real point is that such openings have loyal followings and a considerable body of practice and published material behind them; somehow, that should have been taken into account. For the record, Gambit the publishing concern run by Nunn, Burgess, and Murray Chandler is given half-credit on the cover and owns nunns NCO copyright; apart from publishing their own titles, Gambit actually produces books for the other leading Nnns publishers, and this is apparently a joint effort.

I decided to write this review after reading the other reviews on this book. Learn how to apply superior Opening tactics and strategies to win every game. The expert team’s collective knowledge and experience covers all openings. Gary Ghotra rated it really liked it Apr 01, When theory seemed to be getting too dense for such works, the Informator folk produced the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings ‘ECO’now up to 5 volumes ‘A-E’ of small print, which has since been mostly supplanted by detailed booklets corresponding to just one or two of the ECO codes!

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