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Writings in Chess History

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Writings in Chess History

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The book consists of forty chapters, originally individual essays or reviews written over the past several years by the prominent American chess historian, John S. Hilbert, collected now for the first time. Over 500 chess games are presented, including those by Capablanca, Sellman, Marshall, Buckle, Steinitz, Zukertort and many more, annotated from different historical chess sources, chess magazines, chess columns, chess archives, etc., most long forgotten by lovers of the game. Each piece, whether essay or review, began as an exercise in making sense of some small portion of the vast material available to chess historian. Chess figures as well known as Steinitz, Lasker, Staunton and Marshall are considered, along with the more obscure as Sellman, Whitaker, Chajes and Smythe.

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The book consists of forty chapters, originally individual essays or reviews written over the past several years by the prominent American chess historian, John S. Hilbert, collected now for the first time. Over 500 chess games are presented, including those by Capablanca, Sellman, Marshall, Buckle, Steinitz, Zukertort and many more, annotated from different historical chess sources, chess magazines, chess columns, chess archives, etc., most long forgotten by lovers of the game. Each piece, whether essay or review, began as an exercise in making sense of some small portion of the vast material available to chess historian. Chess figures as well known as Steinitz, Lasker, Staunton and Marshall are considered, along with the more obscure as Sellman, Whitaker, Chajes and Smythe.

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ISBN 9788071896340
Manufacturer Moravian Chess
Author/s John S. Hilbert
Pages 616 Pages
Publication Date Dec 28, 2012
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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Book Binding Type Hardcover
Foreign Language? No
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