American Chess Bulletin 1906 3
260 Seiten, Leinen, Reprint, Caissa 90-Olomouc, 1998
Particularly notable for its reporting of Pillsbury's last days. Four pages after Pillsbury's upbeat message "I am very much alive!" comes the sad news of his demise and a shocked obitury. Elsewhere: the Ostend Rice Gambit Tourney, the first American Women's Congress and the San Francisco earthquake.
The American Chess Bulletin of beloved memory was a New York publication which grew out of Marshall's success at Cambridge Springs 1904. Edited and published by Hartwig Cassel and Herman Helms, it was a definitive journal of record for USA and European events. Now - providing a great historical service to chess fans everywhere - Publishing House Moravian Chess have reissued this great series in stoutly bound hardback volumes, bringing back to life the essence of the turn-of-the-century chess scene. Each issue is packed to the brim with top-quality games, analysis and tournament reports, as well as fascinating background material and witty anecdotes which really captured the spirit of the times. A collector's dream!
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