Kastner: The Chess Collection

Kastner: The Chess Collection

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Autor: Kastner, Hugo
Verlag: Humboldt
Erscheinungsjahr: 2011
Sprache: German
Buchumschlag: book
Seiten: 463

Day by day anecdotes, curiosities, calendars, biographies, games and records

Interesting and entertaining collection from the world of chess – for every day of the year

• With extensive appendix: rules, list of championships, literature and index of topics for the calendar

A true homage to the game of chess!
This book illustrates the diversity of the game of chess on 366 calendar pages. From anecdotes and legends to biographies and records to chess terminology and literature - Hugo Kastner has put together a varied mix of information about the chessboard. The book accompanies you throughout the year and provides chess enthusiasts with memorable moments in chess history, profound stories and bizarre events - a must for anyone who loves chess!

Selection of topics:
Anecdotes & Curiosities
Biographies & Portraits
Chronology & Time Ticker
History & Literature
Info & short portraits
Combinations & Master Moves
Games & Comments
Records & Recommendations
Chess language & terminology

463 pages, 2nd edition 2011