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Masters of the Chess Board

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Reti produces a penetrating thumbnail sketch of each of the great masters who contributed decisively to the progress of chess thinking from the days of Morphy and Anderssen up to the time of Capablanca, Alekhine, Nimzowitsch and the hypermoderns, amongst whom Reti numbered himself."
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Hardinge Simpole Limited (first published December 31st 1976)
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Jose Moa
Mar 07, 2016 Jose Moa rated it it was amazing
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For those fans of chess this book written by one the worlds great chess gambler makes a recopilation of most memorable games (yet dont has the game known as "The Inmortal" between Anderssen and Kieseritzky) of the best gamblers of history in chronological order beguining with the german Anderssen,the USA native Paul Morphy,check William Steinitz,german Siegbert Tarrasch,german Emanuel Lasker (also a good mathematician in commutative algebra),Schlehter,Pillsbury,Maroczy,Marshall,Spielmann,Vidmar, ...more
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Oct 02, 2009 Jim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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One of my favorite general walkthrough of classic games of chess. Written before computer analysis and analyzed as GM Reti saw it.
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