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The Life and Games of Carlos Torre – 2nd revised and extended edition by Gabriel Velasco & Taylor Kingston.

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The Life and Games of Carlos Torre – 2nd revised and extended edition by Gabriel Velasco & Taylor Kingston

Here is what has been added to this edition:

  •     More accurate and extensive annotations using ChessBase and Stockfish 14.
  •     Torre’s own annotations to several games have been unearthed and added.
  •     Added games to give a more rounded view of Torre. Also the six games between players other than Torre that he annotated for the Mexican Championship tournament book.
  •     Many more diagrams and photographs. Also more thumbnail bios of Torre’s opponents.
  •     More ancillary material about Torre’s life and career: newspaper articles, pictures, anecdotes, interesting facts, opinions, trivia etc.
  •     A 1927 interview with Torre, published in the Yucatán magazine Anahuac.
  •     Excerpts from 64 Variaciones Sobre un Tema de Torre by Germán de la Cruz.
  •     Columns and articles from newspapers in Torre’s home town of Mérida.
  •     “A Clash of Opposites,” comparing and contrasting Torre with the notorious Norman Tweed Whitaker.
  •     The full text of Torre’s 1926 booklet Development of Chess Ability.
  •     A review of Torre x Torre, a fascinating documentary film.
  •     A more extensive, more fully informed overall assessment of Torre as a player.

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Éditeur :Thinkers Publishing
Langue(s) :Anglais
Nombre de pages :588
Auteur :Gabriel Velasco & Taylor Kingston