Chess Match & Tournament Books
Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In The Grandmaster, he aims to do for Magnus Carlsen what Norman Mailer did for Muhammed Ali in The Fight, John McPhee did for Arthur Ashe in Levels of the Game, and David Foster Wallace did for Roger Federer in his famous New York Times Magazine profile. Butler captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.
The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - PAPERBACK
The first week of November 2016, hundreds descended on the city’s South Street Seaport to watch the World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin—what by the time it was over would be front-page news and thought by many the greatest finish in chess history. Author Brin-Jonathan Butler was granted unique access to the two-and-half-week tournament and watched every move. In this book, he captures one of the world’s greatest sportsmen at the height of their powers, and attempts to decipher the secret to that greatness.
The Grandmaster - Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again - HARDCOVER
This book includes Schallopp’s commentary. Of course, many of E.Schallopp’s evaluations, especially as pertains to the opening, have been disproved by modern theory. Nevertheless, the Russian Chess House left most of his commentary untouched, viewing it as a tribute to the epoch and believing it has great value in terms of chess history.
Hastings 1895 Chess Tournament
A colorful account of all the activities, with more than one hundred selected games to illustrate the tide of events leading to the championship. IM John L. Watson has contributed deep notes to fifteen critical games. Photographs help capture the scene of the reader. This year's Open returned to Minnesota, birth place of the U.S. Open in 1900. A complete list of participants, winners, openings and players index complete this record. Algebraic Notation. 83 pages.
CLEARANCE - The U.S. Open - St. Paul, 1982
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This book entails information on the 1981 U.S. Open Championship in Palo Alto, CA with annotated games.
CLEARANCE - The Annotated Open - 1981 U.S. Open Palo Alto
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