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Chess libraries

Index Chess libraries

Chess libraries are library collections of books and periodicals on the game of chess. [1]

28 relations: A History of Chess, Anatoly Karpov, Bamberg, Baruch Harold Wood, Chess, Chess columns in newspapers, Cleveland Public Library, David Pritchard (chess player), David Vincent Hooper, EG (magazine), Emanuel Lasker, Grandmaster (chess), H. J. R. Murray, Harry Golombek, History, John Griswold White, José Raúl Capablanca, Ken Whyld, Library, List of chess books, List of chess periodicals, Lothar Schmid, National Library of the Netherlands, New In Chess, Paul Morphy, Susan Polgar, The Oxford Companion to Chess, World Chess Championship.

A History of Chess

The book A History of Chess was written by H. J. R. Murray (1868–1955) and published in 1913.

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Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.

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Bamberg

Bamberg is a town in Upper Franconia, Germany, on the river Regnitz close to its confluence with the river Main.

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Baruch Harold Wood

Baruch Harold Wood MSc OBE (13 July 1909 – 4 April 1989), generally known as B. H. Wood, was an English chess player, editor and author.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess columns in newspapers

The earliest known chess column appeared in the Lancet in 1823, but due to lack of popularity disappeared after less than a year.

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Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library, located in Cleveland, Ohio operates the Main Library on Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland, 27 branches throughout the city, a mobile library, a Public Administration Library in City Hall, and the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled.

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David Pritchard (chess player)

David Brine Pritchard (19 October 1919 – 12 December 2005)David Pritchard. The Times (London).

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David Vincent Hooper

David Vincent Hooper (31 August 1915 – May 1998), born in Reigate, was a British chess player and writer.

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EG (magazine)

EG is a magazine which publishes endgame studies and discusses various aspects of the endgame in chess.

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Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years (from 1894 to 1921).

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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H. J. R. Murray

Harold James Ruthven Murray (24 June 1868 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, inspector of schools, and prominent chess historian.

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Harry Golombek

Harry Golombek OBE (1 March 1911 – 7 January 1995), was a British chess grandmaster, chess arbiter, chess author, and wartime codebreaker.

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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.

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John Griswold White

John Griswold White (10 August 1845 – 27 August 1928) was a prominent Cleveland attorney, a chess connoisseur, and a bibliophile.

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José Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942) was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927.

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Ken Whyld

Kenneth Whyld (6 March 1926 – 11 July 2003) was a British chess author and researcher, best known as the co-author (with David Hooper) of The Oxford Companion to Chess, a single-volume chess reference work in English.

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Library

A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.

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List of chess books

This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess.

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List of chess periodicals

Below is a list of chess periodicals.

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Lothar Schmid

Lothar Maximilian Lorenz Schmid (10 May 1928 – 18 May 2013) was a German chess grandmaster.

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National Library of the Netherlands

The National Library of the Netherlands (Dutch: Koninklijke Bibliotheek or KB; Royal Library) is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798.

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New In Chess

New In Chess (NIC) is a chess magazine that appears eight times a year with chief editors International Grandmaster Jan Timman and Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam.

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Paul Morphy

Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) was an American chess player.

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Susan Polgar

Susan Polgar (born April 19, 1969, as Polgár Zsuzsanna and often known as Zsuzsa Polgár) is a Hungarian-born American chess Grandmaster.

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The Oxford Companion to Chess

The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_libraries

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