Howard Staunton - 1810-74

Howard Staunton - 1810-74
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Publication Date: May 4, 2009
Notation Type: DN - Descriptive
Page Count: 148 Pages


Publisher: Ishi Press
Author: David N. L. Levy
Year of Publication: 2009

Pages: 148
Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


Book Description

Howard Staunton, chess champion, writer and Shakespearean scholar was a figure of controversy in nineteenth century chess circles: He is remembered chiefly as the man who avoided playing Morphy and as the author of numerous vitriolic articles. It is on his chess writings that this book concentrates.

About the Author(s)David Levy is one of the world's leading authorities on computer chess and is author of Chess and Computers, More Chess and Computers and the Chess Computer Handbook. He is an International Master of the World Chess Federation and President of the International Computer Chess Association. David Levy's earlier introduction to computer chess was well-received by reviewers.

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