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The Joys of Chess

432 pages, paperback, New in Chess, 1. edition 2011.

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Siehe deutsche Ausgabe "Expeditionen in die Schachwelt"; Artikelnummer LXHESEIDS

The Joys of Chess is an unforgettable intellectual expedition to the remotest corners of the Royal Game. En route, intriguing thought experiments, strange insights and hilarious jokes will offer vistas you have never seen before.

The beauty, the struggle, the culture, the fun, the art and the heroism of chess – you will find them all in this sparkling book that will give you many hours of intense joy.

(remark: please see german edition "Expeditionen in die Schachwelt"; article no. LXHESEIDS)

Language English
Author Hesse, Christian
Publisher New in Chess
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 790 g
Width 16.8 cm
Height 23.5 cm
Pages 432
ISBN-13 9789056913557
Year of Publication 2011
Binding paperback
  • A wealth of magnificent examples" -- Vladimir Kramnik
  • A fascinating collection of ideas, positions and curiosities" -- Europa Rochade
  • One of the most ingenious and enjoyable books ever written on chess" -- Der Standard, Vienna

The Joys of Chess