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Chess facts and fables

by Edward Winter

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N. C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess.,
  • Chess -- Collections of games.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward Winter.
    GenreCollections of games.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1452 .W49 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3397585M
    ISBN 100786423102
    LC Control Number2005010591
    OCLC/WorldCa59360226

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Written for the general chess enthusiast and the devotee of chess history, the book is illustrated with more than rare photographs and diagrams of chess positions.

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Chess Facts and Fables is a large volume (about 25cm. x 17cm.) and the text is set out in double columns on each page, so there is an immense amount of material here. One downside of this, though, is that the text, whilst certainly readable, is relatively small.

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Chess Facts and Fables. $ Quantity. Written for the general chess enthusiast and the devotee of chess history, the book is illustrated with more than rare photographs and diagrams of chess positions. It concludes with a bibliography and indexes of players, games and openings, illustrations, and general subjects.

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over the years on account of some connection with our game.Chess facts and fables is a interesting follow up from Edward Winter’s previous works on chess research as Chess Explorations, Kings, Commoners and Knaves and A Chess Omnibus. Pleasant enough Chess facts and fables is published by McFarland & Company and that means a beautifully printed chess book but for the fans of lovely chess books this.