In 2013 chess returned to world headlines. The energetic Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen was front page news and his fans were not disappointed: the World Number 1 won the World Championship.
Carlsen’s Assault on the Throne gives an inside view of Carlsen’s dramatic journey: from one of eight challengers in the London Candidates tournament, with the near disaster in the final rounds, ending with triumph in Chennai.
With behind-the-scenes stories and top-level analysis of the games, Kotronias & Logothetis have written the ultimate book on how Carlsen became the 16th undisputed World Chess Champion.
This hardcover edition includes over a hundred color photographs.
Vassilios Kotronias is a chess grandmaster and nine-time Greek Champion. He is a key member of the Greek team as both a player and coach.
Sotiris Logothetis is a computer expert and highly-regarded arbiter and organizer.