Hardinge Simpole

World Chess Championship: Steinitz to Alekhine
Before FIDE - the freelance World Champions
Click to enlarge >> 
By Moran, Pablo
ISBN 1843821176
SERIES Hardinge Simpole Chess Classics
Paperback  208 pages
Subject [Chess ] [Chess - World Championships ] [Alekhine ] [Stein ] [Zu ]
Published 23 January, 2004
UK Price £17.95   
US Price $27.50   

The World Chess Championship was officially founded by the Steinitz - Zukertort match of 1886. This thrilling account - Part One of the Hardinge Simpole complete history of the world chess championship - tells the stories of the champions and their challengers up to 1937. It is a record of everything that is best in chess from the decades which pre-dated control of the title by the World Chess Federation and the subsequent domination by the USSR. It is a Companion volume to World Chess Championship:Botvinnik to Kasparov.Pablo Moran was a noted Spanish journalist and chess expert. He has also written the definitive account of the Spanish Chess Championships, Campeones y Campeonatos de Espana de Ajedrez as well as Agony of a Genius, the final years of Alexander Alekhine.

© Hardinge Simpole, an imprint of Zeticula Ltd., Unit 13, 196 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AT, Scotland