William Steinitz - Chess Champion

    A Biography of a Bohemian Caesar

    William Steinitz - Chess Champion
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    Publication Date: January 1, 2006
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 539 Pages


    Publisher: McFarland
    Author: Kurt Landsberger
    Year of Publication: 2006

    Pages: 539
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


    Book DescriptionLong known as one of the greatest chess masters of the nineteenth century, William Steinitz had a rich and elevated career and life, which can now be known as well. From Steinitz's own writings and the fruits of extensive first-time-ever research by the author, a fascinating portrayal emerges of the life and genius of a man widely known as the 'Bohemian Caesar' quite apart from his chess dominance. Lengthy annotations for the 15 selected games are provided by modern grandmaster Andy Soltis, often augmented by Steinitz's own observations. Three additional games are also included. Each game is illustrated.

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