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What are the most important chess games of all time? Which games are we meant to study from all the great games in Chess history?
If there was to be a textbook of the most influential games of chess ever played which games would it contain?
Does this textbook exist; annotated and discussed?
The Mammoth book comes pretty close in terms of breadth. Of course, based on your level, there are some games that can teach you more than others.
I think there are a myriad of essential/influential games.
500 Master Games of Chess is another great collection, and a big favorite of mine it's so entertaining.
Alas, many years ago I mislaid my copy of 500 Master Games. I have read that the English IM and chess teacher Michael Basman intends to revamp into Algebraic 200 Master Games by Du Mont. Give it a new audience and in particular to juniors.
I have this book and I enjoy dipping into it. I particularly enjoy the introductions to each game; a brief introduction to each player and the context of the game.
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Tata Steel 2015
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Why most Grandmasters agree to draw in equal positions ??
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