Carlsen's Assault on the Throne
In 2013 chess returned to world headlines. The energetic Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen was front page news and his fans were not disappointed: the World Number 1 won the World Championship.
Carlsen’s Assault on the Throne gives an inside view of Carlsen’s dramatic journey: from one of eight challengers in the London Candidates tournament, with the near disaster in the final rounds, ending with triumph in Chennai.
With behind-the-scenes stories and top-level analysis of the games, Kotronias & Logothetis have written the ultimate book on how Carlsen became the 16th undisputed World Chess Champion.
This hardcover edition includes over a hundred color photographs.
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Quality Chess; 1 edition (April 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 1 x 9.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds