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A Chess OmnibusA Chess Omnibus.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Winter, E. Product Code: 1888690178.
Category: HISTORY. Publisher: Russell.
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Written by Edward Winter the famous chess historian. A fascinating collection of hundreds of forgotten games, biographies, mysteries, exposes, quotes and much more. Richly illustrated with some 260 photographs and fully indexed. 468 pages. Softcover. Dimensions 176 x 256 x 24mm ,839gHere are some reviews: A Chess Omnibus (high production value, excellent design, and great price) is one of those rare books that can keep a chess fan in rapture for weeks. If you love chess history, its a must buy. And if you want to dip your toes for the first time in the enormous sea that makes up our games past, its also a must buy. Jeremy SilmanEdward Winter is the chess worlds foremost authority on its rich history. Through his research and writings he has developed a unique voice which has brought the games history to life for chess lovers all over the world. Yasser Seirawan Writers on chess history and the games of yesteryear are not normally pathfinders or perfectionists, but Edward Winter is an exception, taking great pains not only to tackle difficult research tasks but also to present the facts precisely. Jan Timman
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