In this book, four-time US Chess Champion, Yasser Seirawan, provides a fascinating and highly entertaining account of his games and encounters with the world champions of chess including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Bobby Fischer, Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Tal, Vassily Smyslov, Mikhail Botvinnik and Max Euwe.
He describes and analyses, in depth, his most memorable encounters – both famous victories and painful defeats, against the best chessplayers of the last 50 years, providing an intriguing insight into their personalities both on and off of the board.
Who should read this book?
Winner of the ChessCafe.com 2010 Book of the Year Award, this might well be the most fascinating chess book you'll ever read. The book comes highly recommended for all chess players, past beginners, and will leave you a far better chess player and richer person once you've read it.