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The Steinitz papers : letters and documents of the first world chess champion

Author: William Steinitz; Kurt Landsberger
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, Publishers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title presents in their own words an account of William Steinitz and his contemporaries in the chess world of over a century ago. Notable personalities that write or are written about include  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: William Steinitz; Wilhelm Steinitz; William Steinitz; Wilhelm Steinitz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Steinitz; Kurt Landsberger
ISBN: 0786411937 9780786411931
OCLC Number: 48550929
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 325 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: PART I: ASCENT --
The First Years --
Mason, Hoffer, Zukertort and Steinitz --
A Glimpse of the New World --
No "Shadowy Anonymus" --
PART II: ON TOP OF THE WORLD --
The Hydra-Headed Monster --
Cuba, Chess and Congress --
Steinitz the Author --
"One of the Chosen People" --
Tschigorin and Gunsberg --
Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia --
The American Chess Master from New Jersey --
Steinitz and Lasker --
PART III: DECLINE --
Hastings, St. Petersburg and Rostov --
Letters to Pillsbury --
Dr. Reider's Medical Conclusions --
Graphology --
The Referee --
The Last Years --
Contracts --
PART IV: BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES --
(Those Whose Lives Touched That of William Steinitz) 279.
Responsibility: edited by Kurt Landsberger.
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