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By Robert; Dale Brandreth; Sherwood

167 pages, hardback

Full notes to all of the video games PLUS a few very good photographs and vast observation at the prelude and aftermath to this nice occasion, the most powerful match ever held as much as that time.

The AVRO event was once held within the Netherlands in 1938, subsidized via the Dutch broadcasting corporation AVRO. the development was once a double round-robin match. The 8 gamers usually considered as the most powerful on this planet took half: global Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, destiny champion Mikhail Botvinnik and challengers Paul Keres, Reuben wonderful, Samuel Reshevsky and Salo Flohr.

The annotations are clean and bear in mind the commentaries by means of the good contestants themselves through the years. they're incomparably higher than any prior notes.

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