THE ADVENTURE OF CHESS by Edward Lasker

THE ADVENTURE OF CHESS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

For young people who might be interested in learning the great game, here is an easy, entertaining collection of chess miscellany. By the president of the American Chess Masters and author of Modern Chess Strategy, the book contains facts and legends about the origins of the game, developments in ""chess countries"", innovators and players. Also an earnest appreciation of the game from aesthetic, scientific and mathematical points of view, and candids of the great with anecdotes about kings and famous commoners who played chess. Rules and reasons for beginners in the last section.

Publisher: Doubleday