Khalifman, Life and Games




Written by Nesis, G. The 1999 World Championship in Las Vegas produced a surprise winner – after a month-long battle, the Russian grandmaster Alexander Khalifman emerged from this gruelling knock-out event to become the 14th FIDE World Champion. This book provides an inside account of Khalifmans life and chess career, describing his emergence from promising junior to FIDE World Champion.