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Forgotten Genius - the Life and Games of Grandmaster Albin Planinc

Forgotten Genius - the Life and Games of Grandmaster Albin Planinc

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Product type: Printed book

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Georg Mohr & Adrian Mikhalchishin

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This fascinating biography with over eighty-five annotated games and stories is presented by Grandmasters Georg Mohr and Adrian Mikhalchishin. It covers Slovenian chess Grandmaster Albin Planinc's entire life and chess career, including his most fascinating games.

Planinc's best results came between 1969 and 1974 when he competed successfully with the world's leading Grandmasters. He shared 1st place with Tigran Petrosian at the 1973 Amsterdam IBM Tournament.

Later in life he gave up playing due to the strain on his mental health and took up coaching.

This fitting tribute of a forgotten chess genius should be found in anyone's chess library. Thanks to this colourful book Albin Planinc will continue to inspire us all and his spirit will be kept alive.

Published 2021, softback, 440 pages.

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