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The Life & Games of Akiva Rubinstein - VOLUME 2

The Later Years

Product Code: B0055RE

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Book Description

Akiva Rubinstein occupies a unique position in chess history. On of the greatest artists ever to sit down at a chessboard, Rubinstein was also the strongest player never to get an opportunity to play for the title of World Champion.

This greatly enlarged second edition chronicles the second half (1921-1961) of the Polish grandmaster's life. Dozens of archival photographs, photographs and approximately 40% more material finish off this splendid work, completing the journey begun in volume 1.

About the Author(s)

International Master John Donaldson is one of America's most popular chess authors. His widely acclaimed works include Legend on the Road, and, with Nikolay Minev, The Life & Games of Akiva Rubinstein, Volume 1: Uncrowned King. International Master and three-time champion of Bulgaria Nikolay Minev is well-known for his books and articles on tactics. He also authored the popular A Practical Guide to Rook Endings, as well as, with John Donaldson, The Life & Games of Akiva Rubinstein, Volume 1: Uncrowned King.

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Author: John Donaldson and Nikolay Minev
Publication Date: January 10, 2012
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 440 Pages

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