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De la Bourdonnais versus McDonnell, 1834 : the eighty-five games of their six chess matches, with excerpts from additional games against other opponents

Author: Cary Utterberg
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2012], ©2005.
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"Louis Charles Mahé de la Bourdonnais and Alexander McDonnell played six chess matches in 1834. Biographies of the combatants illuminate their place in the game's history, and their historic venue is examined. The 85 games are analyzed using modern theory; there are numerous diagrams and previously published commentary"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Collections of games
Named Person: L C de La Bourdonnais; Alexander McDonnell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cary Utterberg
ISBN: 0786471743 9780786471744
OCLC Number: 782056318
Notes: Reprint with corrections. Originally published: 2005.
Description: xi, 404 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Cary Utterberg.

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"Louis Charles Mahé de la Bourdonnais and Alexander McDonnell played six chess matches in 1834. Biographies of the combatants illuminate their place in the game's history, and their historic venue is examined. The 85 games are analyzed using modern theory; there are numerous diagrams and previously published commentary"--Provided by publisher.

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