CHESS BIOGRAPHIES

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  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Batsford Chess
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Digest
Year of Publication
1990 2005 1990 to 2005
Author(s)
  1. Andrew Soltis (1)
  2. Hans Bohm (1)
  3. Kees Jongkind (1)
  4. Neil McDonald (1)
  5. Paul Keres (1)
  6. Tibor Karolyi (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (5)
  2. AN - Algebraic (2)
  3. NL - Notationless (1)

    Pillsbury the Extraordinary
    Soltis's research has found material found no where else! He was a chess meteor brilliantly streaking across the sky in only two years after learning the moves. He came and went quickly, this Harry Nelson Pillsbury. But while he was here, he left something for you - his extraordinary life and games. You will learn from his style that mixed and combined that or Steinitz and Morphy. Between 1896-1902, he may have been the best player in the world, superior even to World Champion Lasker. You are going to be a part of history and beautiful games with this book on Pillsbury the Extraordinary! There's a diagram every 3 moves, like a movie, to help you exercise your powers of visualization.
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    Pillsbury the Extraordinary

    Catalog Code: CB0033CD

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    Petrosian the Powerful
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    Petrosian the Powerful

    Catalog Code: CB0055CD

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    Gata Kamsky: Chess Genius
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    Gata Kamsky: Chess Genius

    Catalog Code: CB0058CD

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    Paul Keres - The Road to the Top
    Paul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing.
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    Paul Keres - The Road to the Top

    Catalog Code: B0036BT
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    Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection
    Inspiration and Instruction for Chess Players of All Levels
    Paul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing.
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    Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection

    Inspiration and Instruction for Chess Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0037BT
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    Bobby Fischer Rediscovered
    A lively, personal, and wonderfully informative look at Bobby Fischer, his personality and his playing. Although three decades have passed since Fischer won the world chess title from the former Soviet Union, he still remains a source of fascination and admiration for all players.
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    Bobby Fischer Rediscovered

    Catalog Code: B0026BT

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    Judit Polgar
    The Princess of Chess
    The chess world acknowledges that Judit Polgar is unique. She is the only woman able to compete on equal terms with the world's best grandmasters. In this book, Tibor Karolyi analyzes in-depth a large selection of Judit's exciting games, featuring wins against the leading contemporary chess players, including Garry Kasparov.
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    Judit Polgar

    The Princess of Chess
    Catalog Code: B0038BT

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    Bobby Fischer - The Wandering King
    Chess devotees simply can't get enough of Bobby Fischer. Every facet of his personality and his play unfolds in this biographical study. In addition to analyzing his exceptional talent, it captures and puts into perspective his tough youth, anti-social tendencies, fights against the chess authorities, and growing mental illness.
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    Bobby Fischer - The Wandering King

    Catalog Code: B0043BT

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