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Albert Beauregard Hodges

The Man Chess Made

550 Seiten, kartoniert, McFarland, 2. Auflage 2013, Erstauflage 2008

49,95 €
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About the Book
Albert Beauregard Hodges is a legend among chess aficionados. One of the most well-known American chess players of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he played an important role in transforming chess from a pleasant pastime into a social institution. This work provides an in-depth biography of Hodges’ personal life and chess career and a collection of 340 of his games, as well as 15 of his published chess problems. Hodges’ complete tournament and match records are included, along with line engravings, photographs, and several indexes.

About the Author
John S. Hilbert is the author of a dozen books and more than 100 articles on chess history. He lives in Amherst, New York.
Former editor of Tennessee Chess News, Peter P. Lahde has written on Albert Beauregard Hodges, Alekhine, the Hastings tournaments, the modern United States Chess Championship, and chess in Tennessee. A retired research chemist, he lives in Nashville.

"a fitting tribute to the man and his time. Highly recommended"--IM John Donaldson (JeremySilman.com)

"Hilbert, is indisputably one of the world’s foremost chess historians and every new work of his arouses interest on the part of anyone fond of chess history...an important contribution to the knowledge of American chess history"--Quarterly for Chess History
"wonderful.... A classic masterpiece!"--John Elburg (Chessbooks.nl)
Weitere Informationen
EAN 9780786475285
Gewicht 975 g
Hersteller McFarland
Breite 17,8 cm
Höhe 25,4 cm
Medium Buch
Erscheinungsjahr 2013
Autor John S. HilbertPeter P. Lahde
Sprache Englisch
Auflage 2
ISBN-13 978-0786475285
Jahr der Erstauflage 2008
Seiten 550
Einband kartoniert
Fotos 87
001 Introduction

003 PART I. The Chess Life of Albert Beauregard Hodges
005 ONE. "The Tennessee Morphy"
039 TWO. Ajeeb and the "Snugs"
074 THREE. New York, 1890-1892
118 FOUR. 1893: A Year of Achievements
143 FIVE. 1894: A Year of Champions
169 SIX. 1895: A Year of Team Play
192 SEVEN. The Anglo-American Cable Matches
250 EIGHT. Domesticated Play
271 NINE. Tournaments--Too Late
287 TEN. Toward an Ending
323 ELEVEN. The Final Years

329 PART II. The Chess Games of Albert Beauregard Hodges
507 Appendix A. The Chess Problems
512 Appendix B. The Match and Tournament Record
515 Appendix C. The 1897 Staats-Zeitung Cup Fiasco
518 Appendix D. Three Obituaries
521 Selected Bibliography
523 Index to Hodges’ Games (game numbers)
525 Index of Openings--Hodges’ Games (game numbers)
527 Index of ECO Codes--Hodges’ Games (game numbers)
529 Index to Others’ Games (pages)
531 Index of Illustrations (pages)
533 General Index (pages)