Few chess fans appreciated good chess writing as well as Irving Chernev, who himself was one of the most accomplished of the game's authors. His books invariably became the chess world's bestsellers—from Logical Chess Move by Move to ...
Author: Andy Soltis
Category: Games & Activities
The best, the worst, the shortest, the oddest, the longest, the most deceitful, the most memorable, the most brilliant, the dumbest—of players, games, matches, tournaments, books, ideas, etc. The lists are replete with background detail and exact facts—this second edition of Soltis’s classic 1984 book is altogether an essential part of any chess collection and a browser’s delight. The new edition contains 25 percent more lists, games, diagrams and annotations. The majority of lists from the first edition have been updated or expanded—or both.