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Chernev, Irving 1900-1981

Overview
Works: 41 works in 287 publications in 4 languages and 5,584 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Miscellanea  Humor  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: GV1445, 794.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Irving Chernev
 
Most widely held works by Irving Chernev
Logical chess : move by move by Irving Chernev( Book )

46 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An invitation to chess, a picture guide to the royal game by Irving Chernev( Book )

21 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and Swedish and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winning chess by Irving Chernev( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Div>Winning Chess is a truly classic chess book, beloved of chess-mad teenagers since it was first published in 1970, updated and repackaged in algebraic format. Written in lively, conversational style by two prolific and popular chess authors, it is aimed at players who have gone past the beginner stage and want to take their game to a whole new level. Its imaginative themes and instructional method are timeless, and the whole book is shot through with fun and humour.</div>
The most instructive games of chess ever played; 62 masterpieces of modern chess strategy by Irving Chernev( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

62 masterpieces of chess strategy
The chess companion; a merry collection of tales of chess and its players, together with a cornucopia of games, problems, epigrams & advice, topped off with the greatest game of chess ever played by Irving Chernev( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical chess endings; a basic guide to endgame strategy for the beginner and the more advanced chess player by Irving Chernev( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fireside book of chess by Irving Chernev( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and German and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combinations: the heart of chess by Irving Chernev( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An instruction guide to chess, focusing on combinative play, offering step-by-step explanations of pins and counter-pins, Knight forks, smothered mates, and other moves, including those used by master players
The golden dozen : the twelve greatest chess players of all time by Irving Chernev( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1000 best short games of chess; a treasury of masterpieces in miniature by Irving Chernev( Book )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winning chess traps : 300 ways to win in the opening by Irving Chernev( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chessboard magic! A collection of 160 brilliant chess endings by Irving Chernev( Book )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bright side of chess by Irving Chernev( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of curious stories, fantastic games, unusual positions and surprising combinations inspired by the slogan "nothing but fun". Includes Chernev's candidates for the 15 most beautiful games of all time
The Russians play chess; fifty-six master games by Irving Chernev( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1964 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess strategy and tactics by Fred Reinfeld( Book )

13 editions published between 1933 and 1972 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonders and curiosities of chess by Irving Chernev( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

200 brilliant endgames by Irving Chernev( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compleat draughts player by Irving Chernev( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess in an hour by Frank James Marshall( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capablanca's best chess-endings by José Raúl Capablanca( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Logical chess : move by move
Alternative Names
Černev, Irving 1900-1981

Chernev, Irving

Irving Chernev Amerikaans schaker (1900-1981)

Irving Chernev Russian-American chess player

Irving Chernev US-amerikanischer Schachbuchautor

Чернев Ирвинг 1900-1981

アーヴィング・チェルネフ

チェルネフ, アーヴィング

Languages
English (219)

Spanish (22)

Swedish (3)

German (1)

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An invitation to chess, a picture guide to the royal gameWinning chessThe most instructive games of chess ever played; 62 masterpieces of modern chess strategyPractical chess endings; a basic guide to endgame strategy for the beginner and the more advanced chess playerCombinations: the heart of chessWinning chess traps : 300 ways to win in the opening200 brilliant endgames