Hooked on Chess

    A Memoir

    Hooked on Chess
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    Publication Date: January 1, 2007
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 190 Pages


    Publisher: New in Chess
    Author: Bill Hook
    Year of Publication: 2007

    Pages: 190
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionThe story of Bill Hook's life with his many passions: chess, painting, traveling, photography and blackjack. Bill Hook won a gold medal at the Chess Olympiad and his friends include street hustlers and world champions. He played with the likes of Stanley Kubrick, Harold Schonberg, Marcel Duchamp and Miguel Najdorf. After Bill Hook had beaten him four times in a row, a very young Bobby Fischer started crying. Now Hook lives and plays on the Virgin Islands. An admirable and colorful life. The autobiography of a gambler, painter and chess player.

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