Vera Menchik

Vera Menchik
Publisher McFarland
Release Date
Category Games
Total Pages 328
ISBN 9780786496020
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"Not only was Vera Menchik the first woman in the history of chess to compete on an equal basis with the top male players, she absolutely dominated women's chess during the last 17 years of her life. In this book her games are brought to life utilizing her own annotations, as well as the notes of her contemporaries"--

Vera Menchik
  • Author : Robert B. Tanner
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04

"Not only was Vera Menchik the first woman in the history of chess to compete on an equal basis with the top male players, she absolutely dominated women's chess during the last 17 years of her life. In this book her games are brought to life utilizing her own annotations, as

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Vera Menchik
  • Author : Robert B. Tanner
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01

Not only was Vera Menchik the first woman in the history of chess to compete on an equal basis with the top male players, she absolutely dominated women’s chess during the last 17 years of her life. Hers was a fascinating career as an independent professional in an era where

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Vera Menchik Memorial Tournament
  • Author : Bronstein ...
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994

Read online Vera Menchik Memorial Tournament written by Bronstein ..., published by which was released on 1994. Download full Vera Menchik Memorial Tournament Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Greatest Chess Queens
  • Author : Sylvia Lovina Chidi
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11

A total of 196 wonderful chess games played by great female chess players are illustrated in this book. They have been specifically selected to demonstrate chess openings, middle games and end games weaknesses and strengths. 160 carefully selected chess games of the current and past great female chess players in the World

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Max Euwe
  • Author : Isaak Linder,Vladimir Linder
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Release Date : 2017-04-10

The Gentleman Champion The fifth book of the World Chess Champions series focuses on the life and career of the Dutchman Max Euwe. This soft-spoken professor of mathematics rocked the chess world in 1935 when he defeated the seemingly irresistible force, Alexander Alekhine, to become world champion. Many chessplayers thought this

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Science and the Afterlife Experience
  • Author : Chris Carter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-08-22

Reveals the evidence of life beyond death • Examines 125 years of scientific research into reincarnation, apparitions, and communication with the dead showing these phenomena are real • Reveals the existence of higher planes of consciousness where the souls of the dead can choose to advance or manifest once again on Earth • Explains

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International Championship Chess
  • Author : Božidar M. Kažić
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1974

Read online International Championship Chess written by Božidar M. Kažić, published by which was released on 1974. Download full International Championship Chess Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Liquidation on the Chess Board
  • Author : Joel Benjamin
  • Publisher : New In Chess
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28

Pawn endings do not arise out of nowhere. Before emerging as endgames with just kings and pawns, they 'pre-existed' in positions that still contained any number of pieces. Liquidation is the purposeful transition into a pawn ending. It is a vital technique that is seldom taught. Strange, because knowing when

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Treasure Chess
  • Author : Bruce Pandolfini
  • Publisher : Random House Reference &
  • Release Date : 2007

From world-renowned chess expert Bruce Pandolfini comes the perfect book for anyone who appreciates the game of chess–no matter what age or skill level. This fascinating compendium is filled with history, lore, trivia, quotes, and puzzles that celebrate the wonderful world of chess. Inside you’ll find: ·Anecdotes about

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The Encyclopaedia of Chess
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1970

Includes history and organization of chess in each country, lists of champions, results of tournaments, biographies, strategies, and chess in music, drama, etc.

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The Grandmaster
  • Author : Brin-Jonathan Butler
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12

“A bravura performance…An entertaining book” (Kirkus Reviews) about the dramatic 2016 World Chess Championship between Norway’s Magnus Carlsen and Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, which mirrored the world’s geopolitical unrest and rekindled a global fascination with the sport. The first week of November 2016, hundreds of people descended on New

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King s Gambit
  • Author : Paul Hoffman
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2007-09-11

As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness. In King's Gambit, he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story

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Vera Menchik Memorial Tournament
  • Author : Kent County Chess Association
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994

Read online Vera Menchik Memorial Tournament written by Kent County Chess Association, published by which was released on 1994. Download full Vera Menchik Memorial Tournament Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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A Daughter of the  Enemy of the People
  • Author : Valery Dunaevsky
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2015-10-28

The title of my book A Daughter of the 'Enemy of the People' reflects a situation of the 1930's in the USSR when in the height of the Stalin purges millions of the innocent people were arrested and labeled 'The Enemies of the people.' My maternal grandfather happened to

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Liquidation on the Chess Board New   Extended
  • Author : Joel Benjamin
  • Publisher : New In Chess
  • Release Date : 2019-09-01

Winner of the 2015 Best Book Award of the Chess Journalists of America (CJA) Shortlisted for the English Chess Federation 2015 Book of the Year Award THIRD, EXTENDED EDITION Pawn endings do not arise out of nowhere. Before emerging as endgames with just kings and pawns, they 'pre-existed' in positions that still

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