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Calypso Chess
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Jim Jim said: " No reviews of this book ! Shame on us . Corbin plays the type of wild but measured chess that is a pleasure to study and learn about. This book is similar to Tal's famous book . It speaks to his love of chess and highlights games and his analysis wit ...more "

 
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"A very solid book . Nice curation of positions with a 400 position test at the end. One could easily spend 6 months to years working on this book to improve one's tactical insight." Mar 19, 2020 10:09AM

 
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