Legendary Chess Careers: Yasser Seirawan

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Chess Evolution


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Legendary Chess Careers: Yasser Seirawan
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American chess grandmaster Yasser Seirawan is well-known for his excellent series of chess books called “Winning Chess.” Still, he has also enjoyed an illustrious chess career against the very best players in the world.

Seirawan was born in Damascus, Syria, and began playing chess at the age of 12. At the age of 13, he won the Washington Junior Championship, and at 19, he won the World Junior Chess Championship.

In 1990 Seirawan won a match against Dutch grandmaster Jan Timman and drew against English grandmaster Michael Adams in 1999.

After a break from chess, Seirawan returned to play for the US in the World Team Championship 2011, held in China. On his way to winning silver, Seirawan defeated top GMs Judit Polgar and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.

This book will provide you with a fascinating insight into modern chess both at the board and away from it. Yasser Seirawan delivers an insightful look at what a chess grandmaster experiences in the chess world today. 

In this book, the author drives you through the very rich chess career of Yasser Seirawan while interviewing him.

This unique concept makes the book easy to read and gives the reader some inside information about what is happening off the board, things you usually don’t get to know.

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128 Pages