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I bought a paperback copy of this book in 1972, the English language edition.
All in all, "Tal-Botvinnik 1960" does deserve its reputation as the best book ever written on a World Championship Match.
With the advent of computers, it is easy for writers to produce books that contain copious amounts of analysis.
This book is one of the best chess books that I have ever read. Many chess books are boring and contain reams and reams of variations and calculations to prove just how brilliant... Read morePublished 10 days ago by stkevin
There is really nothing much to say about this book that has not been said before. This is simply one of the best books on the game along with Life and Games of Mikhail Tal. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Good Book
Tal is widely regarded as the best writer ever among top grandmasters, and this book demonstrates why. Read morePublished on August 1, 2011 by Christopher J. Falter
Going to write from the perspective for a 1900-2000 FIDE rated player.
I found this book absolutely amazing. (Hence the 5 stars). Read more
Mikhail Tal's rise from obscurity to become the youngest person ever to win the World Chess Championship in 1960 is a very well-known story. Read morePublished on January 23, 2010 by mianfei
What most people don't realize is that not only was Tal a remarkable combinative genius with superb positional understanding, he was also an exciting and insightful chess... Read morePublished on October 2, 2008 by L. M. Jordan
Though the annotations and variations are detailed and full of chess insights, in the end it is the chatty tone and charming frankness of Mikhail Tal that sets this book apart. Read morePublished on February 16, 2007 by Amazon Customer
This has to be the most approachable WC book i've ever read. The annotations are very approachable, even for a weaker player such as myself. Variations are kept within reason. Read morePublished on December 26, 2003 by Brian E. Mitchell
One of the great World championship matches. Just a great book for any chess player of average or above playing strength.Published on October 14, 2003 by J. E GILCHRIST