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Hartston, William Roland 1947-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 4,668 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Popular works  History  Biography  Drama  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: Q162, 794.12
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Most widely held works by William Roland Hartston
Chess by William Roland Hartston( Book )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the moves of the chess pieces, elementary tactics in attacking and defensive play, the basic combinations to force checkmate, how to analyze common opening variations, and how to develop strategic game plans
The things that nobody knows : 501 mysteries of life, the universe, and everything by William Roland Hartston( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forward march of human knowledge has deepened our understanding of the universe and flung wide the floodgates of technological advance: we have established that the world came into being more than 4.5 billion years ago; we have deciphered the Rosetta Stone; travelled to the moon; eliminated smallpox and isolated the fat gene
Better chess by William Roland Hartston( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kings of chess : a history of chess, traced through the lives of its greatest players by William Roland Hartston( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychology of chess by William Roland Hartston( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research by William Roland Hartston( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Win at chess by William Roland Hartston( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hartson guides you though every stage of the fame, from the basic moves to the thought processes of world champions. Learn how to attack, defend and fight for control of the board, and get tips on strategic planning that will see you triumph over your opponents
The Benoni by William Roland Hartston( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten treasures, volume 2( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grünfeld defence by William Roland Hartston( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of numbers : the ultimate compendium of facts about figures by William Roland Hartston( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of useless information by William Roland Hartston( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Norwegian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the superbly satisfying compendium of weird factoids too interesting to be contained in your average encyclopedia
The best games of C.H. O'D. Alexander by C. H. O'D Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King's Indian Defence by Leonard Barden( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improve your chess by William Roland Hartston( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the moves, rules and top strategies which will take you from chess beginner to master
Karpov-Korchnoi 1974 by William Roland Hartston( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of chess openings by William Roland Hartston( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant chess by William Roland Hartston( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you want to learn how to play chess but can't figure out the rules? Get a kickstart with this little book which will give you just enough to get you going
Drunken goldfish & other irrelevant scientific research by William Roland Hartston( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hartson, William Roland

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Hartston, Bill

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Hartston, W.R.

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Hartston, W. R. (William Roland), 1947-

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Viljams Hartstons

William Hartston angielski szachista

William Hartston britischer Schachspieler und Autor

William Hartston Brits journalist

Хартстон, Уильям

ハートストン, ビル

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Better chessWin at chessForgotten treasures, volume 2The book of numbers : the ultimate compendium of facts about figuresThe encyclopedia of useless informationImprove your chessBrilliant chess