How does one achieve the unique ‘sound’ and distinct technique that are absolutely necessary to become successful at the highest level?
I learned that the French is a positional yet concrete opening, and many of my young opponents couldn’t grasp its subtleties
What you are going to find in this first volume is a selection of my most memorable battles on the chessboard during the first of two different periods.
This book is about the practical approach to the game of chess. It shaped me as a player and now I would like to share my philosophy with you. My objective is to combat several generally accepted misconceptions,
Topalov is one of the kings of practical decisions in chess. He regards chess as more a sport than a science. If he thinks an idea will work over the board, the notion of risk is irrelevant to him.