Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces: 100 Selected Games
He Is indeed the Spinoza of chess. More geometrico, with crystal clear, mathematical detachment, he builds up his position grace, ease and restraint most markedly apparent in the process. His games remind us of a great symphony that flows evenly and majestically, yet contains within itself deep tones of approaching storms. Prom time to time the wild spirit breaks forth from the confines of its Olympian repose, giving us games like bis imperishable contest with Rotlewi Yet even in his most dashing attacks there is the supreme mastery of the elements the sacrifice of a queen (against Duras In 1908), not to overwhelm bis adversary, but to win a pawn, and some twenty-five moves later, by the most refined technique, to translate the pawn advantage into victory.
Author: Hans Kmoch
Title: "Rubinstein's Chess Masterpieces: 100 Selected Games"
Number of pages: 100
Size: 6 Mb