Backgammon Books

  Mika Lidov versus Hal Heinrich

  SERIES: A Matchqiz Book
  AUTHOR: Kit Woolsey
  YEAR: 1994
  PUBLISHER: The Gammon Press
  CITY: Arlington, MA
  ISBN: 1-880604-06-1
  BINDING: Softcover, spiral-bound
  PAGES: 211
  SIZE: 28 cm high, 22 cm wide
  NOTE: The text of Mika Lidov versus Hal Heinrich originally appeared in machine-readable form as part of the MatchQiz series.

World Championship, Monte Carlo, July 1990. Round of 16, 21 points.

     I have one of those books and I like it very much. Kit Woolsey gives excellent analyses and explanations and is better in this respect than Robertie in my opinion, but that might be a matter of taste. These books describe complete matches, just like you play in real life and I think that's nicer to read and probably more useful, because you get to see how your game plan should change as the dice dictate. It is also good to watch a game progress to see when and why one should double (and drop or take), and what kind of errors very good players can make."—Robert-Jan Veldhuizen, August, 2000

Publisher's Preface
Game Summary
Games 1-19
  COVER: Hal Heinrich won the World Championship in Monte Carlo in 1990. Mika Lidov was the runner-up in 1989. In this book—one of a series of annotated match books available exclusively from The Gammon Press—world-class strategist Kit Woolsey takes you behind the scenes to show you how these champions plot their moves and how you can use their insights to improve your play.

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