The Kings Of Chess: A History Of Chess Traced Through The Lives Of Its Greatest Players

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ISBN : 006015358X

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William Hartson traces the development of the game from its Oriental origins to the present day through the lives of its greatest exponents - men like Howard Staunton, who transformed what had been a genteel pastime into a competitive science; the brilliant American Paul Morphy, who once played a dozen simultaneous games blindfold; the arrogant and certified insane Wilhelm Steinitz; the philosopher and mathematician Emanual Lasker; Bobby Fischer, perhaps the most brilliant and eccentric of them all; and many other highly gifted individuals. Hartson depicts all their colorful variety with a wealth of rare illustrations,
Author : William Roland Hartston
ISBN : 006015358X
Language : English
No of Pages : 192
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 1985-09
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 9.9x8.2x0.9
Book weight : 0.01

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