Vassilios Kotronias & Sotiris Logothetis
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 his games from London and Chennai, Kotronias & Logothetis have written the ultimate book on how Carlsen became the 16th undisputed World Champion. This hardcover edition contains over 100 colour photographs
Vassilios Kotronias is a Grandmaster and nine-time Greek Champion. He is a key member of the Greek team as both a player and coach. Sotiris Logothetis is a computer expert and highly-regarded arbiter and organiser.
Published 2013, hardback, 304 pages.View sample pages (pdf)