Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory Catalog Code: B0030DVThis book, about the best chess player of the nineteenth century, analyzes Paul Morphy's games and positions in depth to reveal the essence of his style. The first collection in English of all 413 of Morphy's known games, the volume discusses other players of the period (Adolph Anderssen and Wilhelm Steinitz), Morphy's rare blunders and omissions, as well as selected endgames and openings.
Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess TheoryOur Price: $16.95
Howard Staunton - 1810-74 Catalog Code: B0072ISHoward Staunton, chess champion, writer and Shakespearean scholar was a figure of controversy in nineteenth century chess circles: He is remembered chiefly as the man who avoided playing Morphy and as the author of numerous vitriolic articles. It is on his chess writings that this book concentrates.
Howard Staunton - 1810-74Our Price: $25.95
Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook Catalog Code: B0076ISThe name "Staunton" has become so closely associated with chess that the words have become virtually synonymous. All modern tournament chess games are required to be played with Staunton chess pieces. The First International Chess Tournament, London 1851, was organized by Staunton. The leading distributor of chess books and equipment in the USA has taken the name "House of Staunton".
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The Chess-Player's Companion Catalog Code: B0098ISThis is the third in a series of three books by Howard Staunton, who is considered to have been the best player in the world at that time.
The Chess-Player's CompanionOur Price: $29.95