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The Batsford Book of Chess Records By Yakov Damsky

The Batsford Book of Chess Records
by Yakov Damsky

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A long-overdue book on the records, from the trivial to monumental, set in the chess world. From the top number of Knight moves in one game to the win rate of the most successful players, this book is a must for all chess players. The book aims to fill a gap in chess literature by listing the record holders in numerous aspects of the game.
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The Batsford Book of Chess Records by Yakov Damsky

A long-overdue book on the records, from the trivial to monumental, set in the chess world. From the most unfortunate players in chess history to the longest queen moves, and from the longest tournaments to the record time for thinking about the next move, everything is included here - this amusing, entertaining, and often astounding guide is a must for all chess players.

The book aims to fill a gap in chess literature by listing the record holders in numerous aspects of the game. It is divided into four sections: Games; People; Tournaments, Matches and Events; and Around the Black and White Board, giving the chess play of some amazing chess record moves.

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About Yakov Damsky


Yakov Damsky is a world-renowned chess journalist, chess master and international chess arbiter. He is the author of several chess books, including Century of Chess. He lives in Moscow.

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GOR003041380
The Batsford Book of Chess Records by Yakov Damsky
Yakov Damsky
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pavilion Books
2005-08-25
320
0713489464
9780713489460
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.