The Joys of Chess

Heroes, Battles & Brilliancies

The Joys of Chess
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Publication Date: June 16, 2011
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 432 Pages


Publisher: New in Chess
Author: Christian Hesse
Year of Publication: 2011

Pages: 432
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


Book Description

The Joys of Chess is an unforgettable intellectual expedition to the remotest corners of the Royal Game. En route, intriguing thought experiments, strange insights and hilarious jokes will offer vistas you have never seen before.

The beauty, the struggle, the culture, the fun, the art and the heroism of chess – you will find them all in this sparkling book that will give you many hours of intense joy.

About the Author(s)

Christian Hesse is a Harvard-trained professor of Mathematics who has taught at the University of California, Berkeley (USA), and since 1991 at the University of Stuttgart. He has written a textbook called 'Angewandte Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie'.

Chess and literature are his main hobbies, and he also likes fitness and boxing. His heroes are the ones who fall to the bottom and rise again, fall and rise again...

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