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Kings of chess

Winter, William

Kings of chess

chess champions of the twentieth century: Lasker, Capablanca, Alkehine, Euwe, and Botvinnik.

by Winter, William

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1438 .W5 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5986061M
    ISBN 100486215563
    LC Control Number66015934
    OCLC/WorldCa16730851

    White players who prefer a quieter, more positional game tend to prefer 1. d4 to 1. e4, after which the c4 break is the best way to play for an advantage either on the second move or soon after. The queen's gambit, marked by the moves 1. d4, d5 and 2. c4 is one of the oldest chess openings. This classical approach pretends to offer a : Edward Scimia. Chess Kings Nonprofit The Real Beginner's Guide to Chess (book preview) - Duration: 8 minutes, 53 seconds. Chess Bloopers #2 - Knights of the South Bronx - Duration.

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