WorldCat Identities

Lewis, William 1787-1870

Overview
Works: 58 works in 239 publications in 4 languages and 911 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Manuscripts  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by William Lewis
Traité du jeu des échecs by William Lewis( )

17 editions published between 1833 and 1846 in English and French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a comprehensive overview of the rules and strategies of the game of chess. Its author, Englishman William Lewis, was the first player to be called a chess "grandmaster."
Stamma on the game of chess ; containing numerous openings of games, and one hundred critical situations, illustrated on colored diagrams by Philip Stamma( Book )

11 editions published between 1818 and 1819 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second series of lessons on the game of chess by William Lewis( )

9 editions published between 1832 and 2015 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a comprehensive overview of the strategies of the game, as well as records of games played
A series of progressive lessons on the game of chess, containing numerous general rules and remarks by William Lewis( )

12 editions published between 1831 and 1833 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess for beginners, in a series of progressive lessons, showing the most approved methods of beginning and ending the game; with various situations and checkmates by William Lewis( Book )

9 editions published between 1835 and 1846 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of the game of chess; or, A new method of instruction in that celebrated game by William Lewis( )

3 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of games at chess by William Lewis( )

5 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book collects move-by-move records of a series of famous games played at the Westminster Chess Club in the early 1800s. In addition to the games themselves, the book contains commentary on the matches to help players improve through study
The chess-board companion ... : written expressly for the use of beginners, to which are added, several instructive problems on diagrams by William Lewis( Book )

21 editions published between 1838 and 1855 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on the game of chess; containing a regular system of attack and defence ... to which is added a selection of critical and remarkable situations, won or drawn by scientific moves by J.H Sarratt( Book )

3 editions published between 1821 and 1822 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on chess; containing an account of some of the principal works on that celebrated game, with copious extracts and remarks by William Lewis( )

3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess problems; being a selection of original positions by William Lewis( )

3 editions published in 1827 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book collects 100 chess problems based on the endings of real games
Schack för begynnare, utvisande de brukligaste sätt att begynna och sluta spelet, jemte mångfaldiga ställningar och schackmatt by William Lewis( )

9 editions published between 1851 and 1886 in Swedish and Dutch and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The games of the match at chess played by the London and Edinburgh chess clubs, between the years 1824 and 1828 by William Lewis( Book )

5 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gioachino Greco on the game of chess by Gioachino Greco( Book )

5 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ewell, U., 1787-1870 (duln. f. William Lewis)

Lewis, W. 1787-1870

Lewis, W. (William), 1787-1870

Lewis, Wilhelm 1787-1870

Vogt, Carl Frederich, 1787-1870 (duln. f. William Lewis)

William Lewis Brits schaker (1787-1870)

William Lewis britský šachista

William Lewis engelsk sjakkspiller og -forfatter

William Lewis englischer Schachspieler, Autor und Organisator

William Lewis scacchista britannico

Вільям Льюїс (шахіст)

Льюис, Уильям

ויליאם לואיס

ویلیام لوئیس بازیکن شطرنج و نویسنده بریتانیایی

Languages
English (137)

French (8)

Swedish (7)

Dutch (2)