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

Tournament size chess set $30
Sat 22 January 2022 - As used in schools and competitions. For more information click here.

2022- The Year of Chess
Fri 7 January 2022 - New Year Resoulution- Improve Your Chess For more information click here.

Signed chess book $29.95
Wed 5 January 2022 - Top Australian player from the past For more information click here.

1905020957


Magnetic chess set/draughts $19.95
Tue 4 January 2022 - Ideal for camping/travelling For more information click here.

1808040336


Top of the range digital chess clock
Mon 3 January 2022 - Featured at the World Championship match For more information click here.

1905020958


Adolf Anderssen- signed hardback
Sun 2 January 2022 - Collector's item published in Australia For more information click here.

2107220355

Sultan Khan - Hardback edition

Sultan Khan - Hardback edition.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: King, D. Product Code: 9789056918750.
Category: PLAYERS. Publisher: New In Chess.
Retail Price: AUD $54.95 (includes GST)
Buy or Remove

This hardback edition tells the story of Sultan Khan who arrived in London in 1929. He came from a village in the Punjab and spoke little English. He had learned the rules of Western chess only three years earlier, yet within a few months he created a sensation by becoming the British Empire champion.He was taken to England by Sir Umar Hayat Khan, an Indian nobleman and politician who used Sultan Khans successes to promote his own interests in the turbulent years before India gained independence. Sultan Khan remained in Europe for the best part of five years, competing with the leading chess players of the era, including World Champion Alexander Alekhine and former World Champion Jose Raoul Capablanca. His unorthodox style often stunned his opponents, as Daniel King explains in his examination of the key games and tournaments in Khans career. Daniel King has uncovered a wealth of new facts about Khan, as well as dozens of previously unknown games. For the first time he tells the full story of how Khan, a Muslim outsider, was received in Europe, of his successes in the chess world and his return to obscurity after his departure for India in 1933. Hardback, 384 pages. Dimensions 170 x 235 x 234mm, 861g.

This is the product image for Sultan Khan - Hardback edition. Detail: King, D. Product ID: 9789056918750.
 
				Price: $54.95.


star star

Quantity:


Similar
Bob Wade: Tribute to a Master. Cannon, Ra. $29.95.
Powerplay 13 The Squeeze. DVD. $29.95.
Elmars Zemgalis. Donaldson,. $19.95.


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