Much can be learned from these sparkling miniatures. John Nunn examines both how the loser might have avoided disaster, and explains how the winner. Author: John Nunn Title: Brilliant Chess Miniatures Released: Format: pdf Size: 9 Mb Download book. A collection of games of 25 moves or fewer by a grandmaster. The accent is on instruction, discussing both how the loser could have avoided disaster and how.

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Its fun and it is filled with really scintillating tactics. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Doron Yam rated it liked it Jan 07, Is this book any good?

Spectraz marked it as to-read Apr 24, Donald is currently reading it Jan 24, I agree with most of the praise for this book and other Nunn books. To ask other readers questions about Brilliant Chess Miniaturesplease sign up.

Brilliant Chess Miniatures by John Nunn

Be the first to ask a question about Brilliant Chess Miniatures. If you don’t enjoy this book – you should consider giving up chess!

John rated it really liked it Jul 14, It would have been nice to know what the sources were for some of the annotations. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. So I brilliqnt very happy to see that a player of Nunn’s stature do a book on this fun and instructive topic.


A real oversight is the lack of any index. Gambit claims the reader does not need a board and pieces. JimGeary added it Jun 09, Buy this book now! He took his database, and decided properly that a miniature was any game that lasted only 25 moves.

Gm Spasov marked it as to-read Apr 13, The unpleasant and unsurprising result is that around game 12 we encounter a game that can be viewed only by flipping back and forth between pages, a hassle. I have always had a soft spot for this topic However, in implementation this turned out to be a rather subtle cue for the human eye.

And to be really successful, your chess study should also be fun, and I think this book meets this criterion as well. And the emphasis here is definitely on the “hand-to-hand” aspect of chess. Chess is also about surviving the opening and eliminating mistakes, and a careful study of this book will also miniaturex you achieve this goal as well.

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Abolaji Sulaiman marked it as to-read May 27, I often have to scan backward miniatyres the paragraphs searching for the previous moves to discover the missing info, far too tedious. The little piece images have minixtures differences between their bold and not-bold versions, whereas capital letters do.

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Audible Download Audio Books. Nodas rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Superb is not enough! The most renowned author supplies typically lucid notes and plenty of well-placed diagrams to painlessly guide the reader through the chosen collection of beautiful games” – Paul Motwani, THE SCOTSMAN “An entertaining minuatures, a collection of sparkling modern gems to instruct and entertain, the author believes that much can be learned – like how to avoid disasters, and how to punch home an early advantage to good effect – from these sparkling miniatures” – John Henderson, THE SCOTSMAN “All the games in this work are 25 moves or less John Nunn at his best is better than most chess writers at their best.


Aakarsh Nair marked it as to-read Jan 30, There are a few shortcomings to this book. Share your thoughts with other customers. One of the world’s finest writers on chess presents his selection of brilliant modern games of 25 moves or fewer. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?