Lubomir Kavalek: Chasing Chess Legacy -- Fischer, Kasparov, Polgar, Nimzowitsch
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One day the world's top-rated chess player Magnus Carlsen will sit down and write about his games. This is what the great players do, but not yet. At 21, he is too young to be distracted by that on the way to become the world champion. Energy should go into playing the games, not writing about them. Eventually, he will select his best games and say what needs to be said. It will be his legacy.
The late Bobby Fischer, who would have been 70 on March 9, published his only book, My 60 Memorable Games, at the age of 26, just prior to his marvelous run for the world crown. Larry Evans provided introductions to the games. It was praised as one of the best game collections. Robert Hübner, the 1980 Candidates finalist and one of the world's top analysts, scrutinized the book. Fischer, in his opinion, always searched for activity, but missed "strong defensive moves and strategies." But Hübner found the general quality of Fischer's creative ideas very high and his desire for clarity
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