CHESS HISTORY

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    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Ishi Press
    Year of Publication
    2008 2012 2009 to 2009
    Author(s)
    1. Alexander Kotov (2)
    2. Andre Philidor (1)
    3. Arpad E. Elo (1)
    4. Assiac (1)
    5. Francis J. Wellmuth (1)
    6. Imre Konig (1)
    7. Irving Chernev & Fred Reinfeld (1)
    8. Mikhail Yudovich (2)
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      Rating of Chess Players
      One of the most extraordinary books ever written about chess and chessplayers, this authoritative study goes well beyond a lucid explanation of how today's chessmasters and tournament players are rated. Twenty years' research and practice produce a wealth of thought-provoking and hitherto unpublished material on the nature and development of high-level talent.
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      Rating of Chess Players

      Catalog Code: B0011IS
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      Chess from Morphy to Botvinnik
      A Century of Chess Evolution
      This book is one of the great classics of chess literature. The author, Imre Konig, was an International Master of Chess and a great analyst as well as an entertaining writer. He describes the development of chess opening theory and discusses lines of play no longer in vogue but which remain powerful weapons for the practical tournament player.This book was originally published in 1950 as "Chess from Morphy to Botwinnik".
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      Chess from Morphy to Botvinnik

      A Century of Chess Evolution
      Catalog Code: B0049IS
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      Golden Treasury of Chess
      The Golden Treasury of Chess is one of the most popular and most often reprinted and revised chess books ever created. It is filled with hundreds of the most thrilling, exciting and surprising chess games ever played. It also includes articles about chess history and stories about how these great games came to be played. It has also become one of the most controversial chess books ever written.
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      Golden Treasury of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0053IS
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      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION
      >Francois-Andre Danican Philidor (1726-1795) is widely regarded as the strongest chess player ever in history prior to the modern era. He was so much better than any of his contemporaries that it is impossible for us to know how good he really was. The edition of the book that is reprinted here was published in 1871 by C. Sanson. This shows that the original Philidor book was still the standard work on the subject one hundred years after it was first written.
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      Analyse du je des d'echecs - FRENCH EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0029IS
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      The Soviet School of Chess
      This book discusses the first Russian grandmasters and prominent masters, such luminaries as Mikhail Chigorin, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, Alexander Kotov, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Tal, Alexander Tolush and many others. Also included is a section dedicated to the women players.
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      The Soviet School of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0090IS
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      The Soviet Chess School
      The Soviet Chess School has biographies and lots of games and pictures of players such as Kasparov, Karpov and Spassky whereas these players are not mentioned in the 32-years earlier work The Soviet School of Chess.
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      The Soviet Chess School

      Catalog Code: B0132IS
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      The Delights of Chess
      The book is filled with amusing anecdotes involving famous players, including Nimzowitsch, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Reshevsky and Lombardy.
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      The Delights of Chess

      Catalog Code: B0148IS
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      The Fireside Book of Chess
      A Multitude of Stories, Games, Articles, Quizzes & Anecdotes For All Devotees Of The Royal Game
      The Fireside Book of Chess is a huge grab bag, accenting the lighter side of chess. It is a reservoir into which the reader can dip to provide countless hours of relaxation and entertainment. Since it makes few demands on the reader, it is a virtually perfect gift for Christmas or any other time of the year. Messers. Chernev and Reinfeld have stuffed their grab bag with golden nuggets.
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      The Fireside Book of Chess

      A Multitude of Stories, Games, Articles, Quizzes & Anecdotes For All Devotees Of The Royal Game
      Catalog Code: B0203IS
      Our Price: $29.95

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