Margus Sööt

Hillar Kärner

Kuus aastakümmet Caissa lummuse

[Hillar Kärner – Six Decades Under the Spell of Caissa]

Editor: Andres Adamson
Supported by Eesti Male Toetusühing (Estonian Endowment for Culture) and
Published by Argo, Tallinn 2012
240 pp., 21 cm
ISBN 978-9949-466-58-0

Make-up: Erje Hakman
Layout: Marge Pent

Price: 26 Euros (incl. postage in Europe)

Hillar Kärner, born 27 July 1935 in Tallinn, International Master 1980; for decades he belonged together with IM Iivo Nei to the best Estonian chess masters behind the legendary Paul Keres. Hillar Kärner has played many unforgettable and spectacular games, the book contains a selection of 200. He could win single games against world champions Mikhail Tal and Anatoli Karpov, and also a win against Paul Keres is included in the book. Moreover you will find important results and tables, a short biography (interview), memories of comrades, etc.

The author has also sent us a picture of himself, standing in front of the ancient rock-carved City of Petra (South Jordan). Margus was on business in Jordan in March-April, 2012.

Click picture to enlarge.

More about Petra at Wikipedia – in English and in German.