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Walter Penn Shipley, Philadelphia's friend of chess

Author: John S Hilbert
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walter Penn Shipley was crucial to the development of chess in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This work is a complete biography and games collection. It draws on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hilbert, John S., 1953-
Walter Penn Shipley, Philadelphia's friend of chess.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003
(OCoLC)894892315
Named Person: Walter Penn Shipley; Walter Penn Shipley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Hilbert
ISBN: 0786413174 9780786413171
OCLC Number: 50198499
Description: v, 442 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Arrival and antecedents (1860-1880) --
Early chess club play (1880-1887) --
Philadelphia's champion (1887-1890) --
Expansion and new friends (1891-1893) --
Golden years, golden play (1894-1898) --
Very good years (1899-1904) --
Years of transition and controversy (1905-1910) --
Through the decade (1911-1920).
Responsibility: by John S. Hilbert.

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