The Ryder Gambit Accepted - UPDATED EDITION

    The Ryder Gambit Accepted - UPDATED EDITION
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    Publication Date: August 26, 2011
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 120 Pages

    Book Description

    The Ryder Gambit is a fun opening, one which gives rise to spectacular combinational possibilities. Even a player with limited experience can create a magnificent mating attack which can be shown to friends and kibbitzers and even published in local chess magazines. The fans of this opening are true lovers of this royal game and even if their enthusiasm is unjustified by objective analysis, it is nevertheless one of the joys of chess.

    About the Author(s)

    Eric Schiller (born March 20, 1955 in New York City) is an American chess player, trainer, arbiter and one of the most prolific authors of books on chess in the 20th century. In 1974, Schiller was the Illinois Junior Champion. Schiller played for the University of Chicago team several times at the Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship. Schiller was the Hawaii action and blitz champion for 1988/89. He was an organizer of the Hawaii International chess festivals 1994-98 including 1998 US Open California Champion 1995. Later that year, he appeared as a chess advisor for the music group Phish on some of the stops for their "Chess Tour" where they played an ongoing game of two chess moves per tour stop and some "band vs. audience" partial games as part of their stage performance.

    Additional Information

    Shopworn No
    ISBN 9784871874434
    Manufacturer Ishi Press
    Author(s) Eric Schiller, Eric Schiller, John Clayton
    Pages 120 Pages
    Publication Date Aug 26, 2011
    Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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