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Ignaz Kolisch, The Life and Chess Career

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Utgivelsesdato Februar 2016
Pris 720 NOK
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En veldokumentert og leseverdig bok i stort format om den sterke sjakkmesteren Ignaz Kolisch på 1800-tallet, som dessuten levde et uvanlig spennende liv utenfor sjakkbrettet. Boka har også 324 av partiene hans med tildels grundige kommentarer.

"As a chess player, Kolisch soon became known for his brilliant and aggressive style, but he was not a frequent participant in tournaments. In 1860 he won the first prize at the international tournament held at Cambridge, England. In 1861 he lost a match to Adolf Anderssen, the strongest player of the day, by a score of 5-4. The same year, he drew a match with Louis Paulsen. In 1867 at the Paris tournament he secured first place, defeating both Szymon Winawer and Wilhelm Steinitz." (Wikipedia)

Kolisch omtales slik i Gotschalls minneord fra 1889: "He was brilliant company, thanks to his astonishing knowledge of languages, his always-quick-to-quip wit, his happy keenness, particularly for all subtly comic traits, which he supplied with anecdotes galore, partly lived, partly cheerfully invented. ..."

Forlagets omtale:

About the Book An enthusiastic verve—“brio” some could say—marked both Ignaz Kolisch’s personality and his games. This book documents the life of the Hungarian chess champion (1837–1889) and successful financier, setting it in the cosmopolitan framework of mid–19th century Europe. The text is enriched by about 125 or so gleanings about the lives of his competitors (including Arnous de Rivière, Anderssen, Morphy, Mackenzie, Paulsen, Falkbeer, Rosenthal, Steinitz, Winawer). More than 300 specimens of his play are presented—by far the largest collection ever—complete with sources and coeval annotations, translated from many languages. Several widespread and long-standing errors are corrected. A work deeply researched among sources in many languages, the book serves also as a record of European chess in the late 1850s through the 1880s.

324 games, 174 diagrams, 63 illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, indexes 376pp. library binding (8.5 x 11) 2015

About the Author Fabrizio Zavatarelli is a teacher of applied mathematics and the author of several articles concerning chess history. He lives in Milan, Italy.

Detaljert info
Innbundet? Ja
Type Bok
Språk Engelsk
Antall sider 362