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Chess for Beginners: A Picture Guide

By: Horowitz, Al

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperPerennial: 1992

Seller ID: 2197481


Pages very lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. 138 pp. Includes photographs and diagrams for self-teaching. In this book, I. A. Horowitz, Chess Editor of the New York Times and former U.S. Open Champion, applies some of the ideas and convictions acquired from thirty-five years of playing, teaching and analyzing the royal game. He emphasizes the tactical aspects of the game: how to recognize the big chance and hit hard when it occurs. He also stresses the ideas and met... View more info

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Solitaire Chess

By: Horowitz, I.A.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Cornerstone Library: 1972

Seller ID: 2197480


Edges rubbed, ink name and date on front endpaper, pages heavily toned, pencil notations, some of the Your Score columns filled in. 1972 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. I.a. Horowitz, three-time United States Open Champion, and three times a member of the United States World Championship Teams, has been playing, writing, lecturing, and breathing chess for nearly half a century. In 1933 he founded Chess Review, now the world's leading chess magazine, of which he is editor-in-chi... View more info

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The Chess-Player's Handbook. A Popular and Scientific Introduction to the Game of Chess, Exemplified in Games Actually Played by the Greatest Masters, and Illustrated by Numerous Diagrams of Original and Remarkable Positions

By: Staunton, Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry G. Bohn: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1975441


First edition. Binder's copy. Chip from spine head, joints cracked, frontis & title page loose but included, endpapers stained. 1847 Hard Cover. x, 518 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles. A guide to various chess strategies, with numerous diagrams. Howard Staunton was a chess master, and organizer of the first international chess tournament. He was considered to be ahead of his time in terms of understanding positional play, and renowned enough in his day that a ch... View more info