INSCRIBED BY VISHY ANAND
ANAND, Vishy and NUNN, John. My Best Games of Chess. (London): Gambit, (1998). Octavo, original stiff photographic paper covers. $250.
First edition of the Indian chess master’s analysis of his games, inscribed on the title page: “Good luck! V Anand, 8-7-05.”
In 2000, Viswanathan Anand became the 15th official world chess champion and the first Asian to hold the title. In 2004, Anand was ranked #1 in the world; he now ranks at #2 after Veselin Topalov. In this, his first book, he analyzes 40 of his own games, offers practical tips for advanced players and provides 30 positional puzzles to solve. Winner of the British Chess Federation’s 1998 Book of the Year Award.