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History of ChessHistory of Chess.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Murray, HJR. Product Code: 0198274033.
Category: HISTORY. Publisher: OUP.
Retail Price: AUD $89.95 (includes GST)
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H. J.R Murray's A HISTORY OF CHESS is considered by all serious chess historians to be the classic work covering the early development and progression of chess. It is a very extensive and scholarly written work. This book is not intended to entertain the reader with "odd, but true" stories or myths about chess. It is an informative guide and reference book for the serious chess historian. The aim of this work is to present as complete a record as is possible of the varieties of chess which exist or have existed in different parts of the world; to investigate the origin of these games; and to trace the development of the game. This was written by Murray in 1913.This version is a hardback with 902 pages. Dimensions 160 x 250 x 58mm, 1,450gThe publisher is Oxbow books an imprint of oxford University Press.
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