Home | Contact | Order | Products | Outdoors | Equipment | Books | Magazines | Software | Clearance | Downloads
 
www.chessaustralia.com.au
Search

Type a keyword to search for products.
Use quotes for exact matching
eg "giant chess"

News

We Are Open During Lockdown
Sun 17 October 2021 - All chess items can be sent via Australia Post For more information click here.

Watch online the USA Chess Championship
Sun 10 October 2021 - Online Chess link For more information click here.

Terrey Shaw -published in Australia 2021
Fri 8 October 2021 - Rare, signed first edition For more information click here.

2101060545


My First Chess Set
Mon 4 October 2021 - A chess set for people new to the game For more information click here.

1808040335


Scorebook to write your moves
Fri 1 October 2021 - 50 games in each book For more information click here.

1905020958


Opening Repertoire book for 1 e4
Wed 29 September 2021 - Grandmaster Gawain Jones's strategy for White For more information click here.

1808040336

Great Chess Books

Great Chess Books.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Dunne, A. Product Code: 0786422076.
Category: HISTORY. Publisher: McFarland.
Price: AUD $59.95 Now $39.95 (33% discount!!)
Buy or Remove

Softback, 200 pages. A great book for the chess historian or book collector or even a chess player with a thirst for knowledge. Among the first books ever published was the 1474 translation of the Game and Playe of the Chesse. Over the next 400 years, significant chess books would appear, but the overwhelming number of titles on the subject appeared in the 20th century and continue unabated. By 2003, over 35,000 volumes on chess in a variety of languages had been published, with approximately 14,000 English language works published from 1960 onward. For the librarian, collector, or chess enthusiast, the immediate task comes in finding which of these many volumes are worthwhile. This work provides an objective and informative look at some of the best chess books published in the period 1901 through 2000and gives numerous examples of the games, with diagrams that appear in them. Inclusion criteria were popularity, longevity, critical acclaim, influence, definitiveness, historical importance, authorship and reputation. All were published in English (or use figurine notation). Each entry includes bibliographic details followed by a description of the book, with information on the author or authors, why the book is important, and background information on the publication.

This is the product image for Great Chess Books. Detail: Dunne, A. Product ID: 0786422076.
 
				Price: $39.95.


star star

Quantity:


Similar
Chess Bibliography 1850-1968. Betts, D. $79.95.
Games Alekhine V3 1925-1927. Fiala & Ka. $39.95.


Note. 1 stars = average. 2 stars = excellent. 3 stars = classic.