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The Life and Games of Carlos Torre

Monumental extensive edition of the 1993 work Life and death of Carlos Torre. What. Includes commentary, tournament results, interviews and Torre's own monograph The development of skill in chess

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This is what has been added to this edition:

More accurate and extensive annotations using ChessBase and Stockfish 14.

Torre's own scores in several games have been unearthed and added.

Items were added to give a more complete view of Torre.

Many more diagrams and photographs. Also more miniature biographies of Torre's opponents.

More auxiliary material on Torre's life and career: newspaper articles, photographs, anecdotes, curiosities, opinions, curiosities, etc.

A 1927 interview with Torre, published in the magazine Yucatán Anáhuac.

Extracts from 64 Variations on a Theme from Tower of German Cross.

Columns and newspaper articles in Torre's hometown, Mérida.

"A Clash of Opposites", comparing and contrasting Torre with the notorious Norman Tweed Whitaker.

The full text of the 1926 Tower booklet Development of Chess Ability.

A review of Tower by Tower, a fascinating documentary.

A more extensive and informed overall evaluation of Torre as a player.

Product Details
TP-7226

Data sheet

Product Type
Paper
Language
English
Theme
Players
Level
Everyone
Author
Taylor Kingston, Gabriel Velasco
No. Pages
592
Year published
2023
Measurements
170 x 235mm
ISBN
9789464201727
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