The United States Chess Championships
280 Seiten, kartoniert, McFarland, 3. Auflage 2012, Erstauflage 1986
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the highly acclaimed 1986 reference work provides a definitive history of all championship events in the United States through April 2011. Both the games and the occasions are covered in depth, including biographical details, descriptive settings, anecdotes, tournament drama, unusual games, and grandmaster analysis. Included in this edition are 13 new tournaments, 40 new diagrams and 13 additional crosstables.
Grandmaster Andy Soltis, eight times champion of the Marshall Chess Club, New York Post editor and Chess Life columnist, is the author of dozens of chess books. He lives in New York City.
003 1845: A Champion Is Crowned
010 1857: Paul Morphy
020 1871-1889: The King Is a Captain
027 1891-1906: The Years of Confusion
036 1907-1936: The Champion Who Enjoyed It
044 The Reshevsky Years (1936-1942)
065 The Postwar Years (1944-1954)
088 The Fischer Era (1957-1969)
124 Primus Inter Pares (1972-1979)
153 The Russians Are Coming! (1980-1985)
175 Champions Galore (1986-1996)
215 Sponsor Shock (1997-2011)
269 U.S. Championship Summary
271 Individual Records
273 Openings Index
274 ECO Openings Index
275 General Index
Review of the 2nd edition: The United States Chess Championship, 1845 - 1996:
"A definitive history ... . Both the games and the occasions are covered in depth, including biographical details, descriptive settings, anecdotes, tournament drama, unusual games and grandmaster analysis"
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