Octavo - mid-size. Sewn binding. Stated first edition. Illustrated with game-board configurations. Condition: Very Good. Name front endpaper. Tight chess moves. Published by Dover Publications, NY Maximilian Mopp illustrator. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn; some light shelf wear along the base of the spine. Seller Inventory EW Published by David McKay Co.
I suppose from to the year of the article strange things can happen to one's memory; Ed would have been 87 when interviewed Octavo, pgs. Published June 1st by Dover Publications first published To ask other readers questions about Chess for Fun and Chess for Blood , please sign up. For example, having a lot of Warriors is an easy way to build a powerful army. Go and Go-Moku Edward Lasker. Third Edition.
Boards have slight soiling. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's plate to blank page.
No DJ. Condition: UsedAcceptable. Condition: Very Good -. No Jacket.
Published by David Mckay About this Item: David Mckay, Condition: Very Good on boards. Illustrated by Maximilian Mopp illustrator. Third Edition.
Average wear from age and use. Mild soiling; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Light wear around the extremities of the cover. Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact.
Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. First edition in red cloth boards. The text is clean but the book has suffered from damp at some time, such that covers and spine are faded and slightly discoloured. The cloth has lifted slightly from the boards in places. The front hinge has been strengthened with white tape. Contents clean other than light corner mark on endpaper and title page.
The "For Fun" part has theory and practical advice on various aspects of play. The "For Blood" part consists of the author's own experiences and games, including a selection of games against Emanuel Lasker. Descriptive notation. Condition: Acceptable. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It has a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. The dust jacket is missing. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and could therefore be over 50 years old.
It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Major signs of wear and tear. The pictures looked great, but they don't do this set justice.
I can't believe there is a finer classic Staunton chess set out there. It is truly beautiful. Thanks" G. It is a magnificent set. It is rare to find items crafted so well and I will certainly recommend The House of Staunton to others. The quality and workmanship for a set in this price range is amazing. I am looking forward to my next purchase. Was struck by overall superior quality and weight.
The Rosewood is quite beautiful. More than I expected. Thanks for accommodating extra queens. They are beautiful. Thank you for a fine product. Worth every penny. You've done something that I've always wanted to do: take an object I care about, and raise the world standard for functionality and aesthetics. Well done.
It's so exquisite, I can't stop looking at it. Though the pictures on your website are beautiful, they don't do justice to actually seeing them in person. I've been looking for a red-lacquered chess set for quite sometime, and this is the most beautiful I've ever seen. Thank you, also, for meticulously wrapping each piece.
My brother is going to love his first real chess set. You are the best. But you know that already. Keep me in the loop on how you plan to overtake all the crap plastic sets out there. The Harkness rating system was used by the US Chess Federation from to , they then adapted the ELO rating system, only to return to the Harkness rating system, which is currently used by the U. Chess Federation. For his services, Harkness is in the U. Milan Vukcevich Mar. Open Chess Champion: Vukcevich is better known as an author of chess problems.
Milan Vukcevich decided on a career in science rather than chess. He was considered for a Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Benjamin Franklin Jan. Franklin was an avid chess player. He was playing chess since about , which made him the first chess player known by name in the American colonies. Edmar Mednis Mar. Mednis wrote 26 chess books.
Lubomir Kavalek Born Aug. Chess Champion: , Kavalek is a chess coach, organizer, teacher, commentator, author and award-winning columnist. He was the chess columnist for the Washington Post from to In May he became the chess columnist for The Huffington Post. Lev Alburt Born Aug. Walter Shawn Browne Born Jan. Chess Champion: , , , , , Donald Byrne Jun.
Open Chess Champion: Anatoly Lein Born Mar. Open Champion: World Open Champion: Leonid Shamkovich Jun. Yasser Seirawan Born Mar.
Chess Champion: , , , Seirawan is also a respected chess author and commentator. Irving Chernev Jan.
Jeremy Gaige Oct. Joel Benjamin Born Mar. Open Chess Champion: U. Chess Champion: , , Joel Benjamin is the youngest person to be inducted into the U. Larry M. Christiansen Born Jun. Junior Champion: , , U. Chess Champion: , , Nick E. Fedorowicz has captained the U. Olympiad team on two occasions. He has written or co-written a number of chess books and many articles.
In , Burt was named Editor of Chess Life by Ed Edmondson and remained there until at which time he submitted his resignation. His Technical Consultant was Jeffrey Kastner. The book was copyrighted in with the Second edition out in January, All pictures of the players were taken by Burt. Burt was named Editor-in-Chief.
In the Ackowledgments, Burt expressed his gratitude to those who assisted in the preparation of the book. They were: Frank Krcmar, who translated the Hort chapter; Endre Boer, who translated the Portisch chapter; Hanon Russell, who translated the Petrosian chapter; George Mirijanian, who translated the Keres chapter, as well as Chris Reid, whose editing and proofreading skills were invaluable; and Scott Knoke, who contributed long and unusual hours of his time to solve many difficult technical problems.
The anthology consisting of about 40 writers was reviewed to great acclaim. Burt wrote a few books for Sterling Publication. After leaving Chess Life, a few years later he went to work at Games Magazine. He started as a fill-in, part time editor working himself up to Editor, Emeritus, until his death in He loved the challenge of creating puzzles and riddles which were as new to him then as editing a chess magazine back in It was Ed Edmondson who gave him a start as an editor of Chess Life, and Wayne Schmittberger who recognized the name, Burt Hochberg, who told Ronnie Shushan interviewing Burt at Games Magazine, who the man was whom she was interviewing.
Burt loved all the work he did throughout his career, but Chess Life and Edmondson as well as Games Magazine and Wayne Schmittberger, always held a special place in his heart. Burt is remembered as a tireless chess promoter, who throughout his career, devoted time and energy to encouraging new authors and young editors in the field of chess and games. In , his contributions to the field of chess earned him induction into the World Chess Hall of Fame, located in St.
Louis, Missouri. Jackson W. Showalter Feb. Chess Champion: , , —, , — Herman Steiner Apr. The U. Chess Trust. Bill Goichberg b. GM Boris Gulko, U. Open Champion: , , , , , , Isaac Kashdan Nov. Open Champion: , George Koltanowski Sept.