Howard Goldowsky: Engaging Pieces

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Interviews and Prose for the Chess Fan
2007, 240 Seiten, kartoniert, englisch

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Engaging Pieces: Interviews and Prose for the Chess Fan contains interviews with some of the most fascinating personalities of the chess world, poignant short-fiction that uses chess as a metaphor, and in-depth book reviews and editorials.
This is writing that entertains and makes you think.

  • Michael de la Maza explains the importance of chess tactics and how he improved his USCF rating from Class-D to Expert, in two years.
  • Jen Shahade talks about her book, Chess Bitch, and the controversial topic of women's chess.
  • Hikaru Nakamura confides what it's like to be a teenage chess star.
  • Mig Greengard, arguably the world's most charismatic chess journalist, waxes philosophic on everything from the immaturity of professional chess players to promoting chess as a sport.
  • Hydra's programmers, designers of the world's best chess computer, explain the computer science behind their monster.
  • Mark Glickman demystifies every detail of the USCF rating system. Harold Dondis and GM Patrick Wolff of the Boston Globe claim, "It is the best summary...we have seen."

Sprache: deutsch englisch
Erscheinungsjahr: 2007
Seitenanzahl: 240

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