Questions of Modern Chess Theory is the lost masterpiece of Soviet chess literature. It was written by a 2-time Ukrainian Champion, and published in the Soviet. Even if you’re a big fan of Soviet chess history you may still not have heard of Isaac Lipnitsky. Born in Kiev in , Lipnitsky was a member of. Questions of Modern Chess Theory (Chess Classics) [Isaac Lipnitsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Questions of Modern Chess .

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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Among great players it was a laughingstock. You might ask Kulla Tierchen if he comes online. Similar to Watson’s ‘Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy’ lipnitwky terms of its main purpose – to describe the philosophy of chess strategy and the applicability of strategic rules and principles, but much better – nonarrogant, clear in style, and more correct on many issues including “rule-independence” the term is from Watson’s book.

First, Lipnitsky gives a general analysis of the position, mainly in words. It took more than 25 years before an edition of Mikhail Bulgakov’s great novel The Master and Margarita was first published.

They had one daughter Liana June 2, – April 12, A pupil of Konstantinopolsky. Buy the selected items together This item: Clear explanations and examples. Although the current position White’s last move was Eliskases-Averbakh Stockholm This game is analysed in great detail by Lipnitsky.

Lipnitsky shows a great variety of examples and almost always adds more examples when the principle or pipnitsky he showed does in fact not work. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Interestingly, the first game in my database with 9. What he has to say is still relevant and you will also learn from the great chess players of that era and before! In a chapter on making concrete decisions, Lipnitsky gives the following now-famous position: Page Questions of Modern Chess Theory.


This earned him the Master title. As a player Lipnitsky was well trained in strategy and tactics, capable of playing all types of positions equally well. However, in either case Black basically experiences no opening problems.

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I have cehss facts on his death. Master Ukrainian Champion Russian experts say it is one of the most influential chess books of the 20th century, yet it has never been published in English. Lipnitsky provokes his opponent to riskily capture material instead of completing his development.

One wonders what that excellent reviewer of books on chess, John Watson, would say of the reissue.

Chess Book of the Year, part 5: Isaac Lipnitsky

Lipnitsky’s book is also a forerunner of the high-quality books on chess improvement by Mark Dvoretsky and Artur Yusupov. I was going to continue my “Openings for Tactical Players” series and write about the Ragozin Defense but had to pause for a moment. More from GM Gserper.

Isaac Lipnitsky was a major player on the Soviet chess scene just after World War Two, strong enough to take the scalps of Keres, Smyslov and Petrosian.


Isaak Lipnitsky (1923-1959)

He now concludes that perhaps By the way, more detailed reviews can be found if you google the title, for example at [ Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There are chses more examples in the book which have this ‘futuristic’ quality. With the Black pieces: Does anybody at this forum have more facts about him? April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

You will learn how to think and lpnitsky moves in the middlegame and understand why certain moves are better than others! View cart My Account.

He was a two-time Ukrainian champion, and was among Ukraine’s top half-dozen players from to Apr 18, The second part of the book was devoted to the Ragozin Defense. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. As for the book being lipbitsky laughingstock of great players, these didn’t include Botvinnik, Fischer and Karpov, who have all praised the book in the past even though they hated each other’s guts Lipnitsky rightly observes that there may exist rules that are correct in a given lipnirsky, but have not been discovered yet to be fair, Watson mentions a similar idea in passing, but does not stress it.

Get to Know Us. In a chapter on making concrete decisions, Lipnitsky gives the following linitsky position:.