Games Alekhine V1 1892-1921Games Alekhine V1 1892-1921.
Type: BARGAINS. Detail: Fiala & Kalendovsky. Product Code: 808547610X.
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The best account of chess career of the Fourth World's chess champion A. Alekhine. The First volume covers Alekhine's chess activities in 1892 1921. Czech historians are tracking down the games of the legendary Russian world champion. This volume begins with chess notebooks from Alekhine's childhood, charts his development into a world class player by St. Petersburg 1914, his detention and escape during World War One and his narrow scrape with the authorities in Soviet Russia. As well the 334 games scores, some with notes, there are reproduction photos as a fascinating biography (British Chess Magazine review). Indexes of the players and openings. Hardback, 188 pages. Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches.
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