Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | August 18, 2014

Ian Leslie: IMG Empathic Curiosity



Today, we wonder anxiously if digital media is changing our brains. But if there's any time in history when our mental operations changed... Continue »
  1. $18.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer

Emanuel Lasker: The Life of a Chess Master: With Annotations of More Than 100 of His Greatest Games

by

Emanuel Lasker: The Life of a Chess Master: With Annotations of More Than 100 of His Greatest Games Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Standard biography brings legendary master to vivid life: childhood, education, decision to become a professional player, great exploits against Marshall, Tarrasch, Schlechter and other masters, happy marriage, flight from Nazi Germany and much more. 100 annotated games. Foreword by Albert Einstein. 101 black-and-white illustrations.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Albert Einstein 1 Childhood in the Backwoods 2 The Hungry Schoolboy 3 The Lure of Professional Chess 4 Professional in England and America 5 Playing the Man or the Board? 6 Winning the Title 7 Setback at Hastings 8 Triumph at St Petersburg 9 Going from Strength to Strength 10 Fads and Fancies 11 Triumph in London and Paris 12 Back to School and Meeting Martha 13 Editorial Interlude in New York 14 Cambridge Springs 1904 15 The Match against Marshall 16 First Philosophical Essay 17 At Long Last, the Tarrasch Match 18 St Petersburg 1909 19 Narrow Escape in the Schlechter Match 20 Happily Married 21 Lasker's Bid for Poultry-farming 22 The Most Thrilling Tournament

23 Stepping Down from the Throne

24 Triumphant Come-back

25 Another Great Success

26 Interlude of Bridge and Literature

27 Driven into Exile

28 Holding his own in Moscow

29 A Great Farewell Performance

30 Working to the End

Translator's Postscript

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486267067
Author:
Hannak, J.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Hannak, Dr. J.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
Games, magic and puzzles
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Lasker, emanuel, 1868-1941
Subject:
Chess players
Subject:
Emanuel Lasker
Subject:
Great History
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Chess
Series Volume:
UL-50
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in

Other books you might like

  1. C.J.S. Purdy's Fine Art of Chess... New Paperback / Softback $41.50
  2. Alter Your Life New Trade Paper $13.99
  3. Complete Defense to Queen Pawn... New Trade Paper $16.25
  4. Zurich International Chess... New Trade Paper $14.89
  5. Chess Is My Life Autobiography & Games Used Hardcover $35.00
  6. Out on the Cutting Edge Used Mass Market $4.50

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Games » Chess
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Games » General

Emanuel Lasker: The Life of a Chess Master: With Annotations of More Than 100 of His Greatest Games New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$12.95 In Stock
Product details 336 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486267067 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.