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Art.-No.: LXSOLTUSCC3RD

The United States Chess Championships

280 pages, paperback, McFarland, 3. edition 2012.

€45.95
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This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the highly acclaimed 1986 reference work provides a definitive history of all championship events in the United States through April 2011. Both the games and the occasions are covered in depth, including biographical details, descriptive settings, anecdotes, tournament drama, unusual games, and grandmaster analysis. Included in this edition are 13 new tournaments, 40 new diagrams and 13 additional crosstables.

Grandmaster Andy Soltis, eight times champion of the Marshall Chess Club, New York Post editor and Chess Life columnist, is the author of dozens of chess books. He lives in New York City.

Details
Language English
Author Soltis, Andrew
Publisher McFarland
Edition 3.
Medium Book
Weight 460 g
Width 17.6 cm
Height 25.3 cm
Pages 280
ISBN-13 978-0-7864-6528-6
Year of Publication 2012
Binding paperback
Diagrams 176
Contents

001 Introduction

003 1845: A Champion Is Crowned

010 1857: Paul Morphy

020 1871-1889: The King Is a Captain

027 1891-1906: The Years of Confusion

036 1907-1936: The Champion Who Enjoyed It

044 The Reshevsky Years (1936-1942)

065 The Postwar Years (1944-1954)

088 The Fischer Era (1957-1969)

124 Primus Inter Pares (1972-1979)

153 The Russians Are Coming! (1980-1985)

175 Champions Galore (1986-1996)

215 Sponsor Shock (1997-2011)

269 U.S. Championship Summary

271 Individual Records

273 Openings Index

274 ECO Openings Index

275 General Index

Review of the 2nd edition: The United States Chess Championship, 1845 - 1996:

"A definitive history ... . Both the games and the occasions are covered in depth, including biographical details, descriptive settings, anecdotes, tournament drama, unusual games and grandmaster analysis"

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The United States Chess Championships

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