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Modern Chess Openings

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Modern Chess Openings (usually called) is an important reference book on chess openings, first published in 1911 by the British players Richard Clewin Griffith (1872–1955) and John Herbert White (1880–1920). [1]

26 relations: Algebraic notation (chess), AVRO 1938 chess tournament, British Chess Magazine, Chess opening, Chess opening book, Cleveland Public Library, Copac, Descriptive notation, Handbuch des Schachspiels, Harry Golombek, Henry Ernest Atkins, John Herbert White, John L. Watson, John Nunn, John W. Collins, Larry Evans (chess grandmaster), Longman, Nick de Firmian, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, Paul van der Sterren, Philip Walsingham Sergeant, Reference work, Reuben Fine, Richard Griffith (chess player), The Oxford Companion to Chess, Walter Korn.

Algebraic notation (chess)

Algebraic notation (or AN) is a method for recording and describing the moves in a game of chess.

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AVRO 1938 chess tournament

The AVRO tournament was a famous chess tournament held in the Netherlands in 1938, sponsored by the Dutch broadcasting company AVRO.

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British Chess Magazine

British Chess Magazine is the world's oldest chess journal in continuous publication.

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Chess opening

A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.

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Chess opening book

A chess opening book is a book on chess openings.

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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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Copac

Copac (originally an acronym of Consortium of Online Public Access Catalogues) is a union catalogue which provides free access to the merged online catalogues of many major research libraries and specialist libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland, plus the British Library, the National Library of Scotland and the National Library of Wales.

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Descriptive notation

Descriptive notation is a notation for recording chess games, and at one time was the most popular notation in English- and Spanish-speaking countries.

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Handbuch des Schachspiels

Handbuch des Schachspiels (Handbook of Chess, often simply called the Handbuch) is a chess book, first published in 1843 by Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa.

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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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Henry Ernest Atkins

Henry Ernest Atkins (20 August 1872 – 31 January 1955) was a British chess master who is best known for his unparalleled record of winning the British Chess Championship nine times in eleven attempts.

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John Herbert White

John Herbert White (22 February 1880 – 18 November 1920, London, England) was co-author with Richard Clewin Griffith of the first three editions of the famous chess opening treatise Modern Chess Openings.

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John L. Watson

John Leonard Watson (born 1951) is a chess International Master and author.

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John Nunn

John Denis Martin Nunn (born 25 April 1955 in London) is an English chess grandmaster, a three-time world champion in chess problem solving, a chess writer and publisher, and a mathematician.

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John W. Collins

John William "Jack" Collins (September 23, 1912 – December 2, 2001) was an American chess master, author, and teacher.

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Larry Evans (chess grandmaster)

Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an American chess grandmaster, author, and journalist.

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Longman

Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.

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Nick de Firmian

Nicholas Ernest de Firmian (born July 26, 1957 in Fresno, California), is a chess grandmaster and three-time U.S. chess champion, winning in 1987 (with Joel Benjamin), 1995, and 1998.

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Paul Rudolf von Bilguer

Paul Rudolf (or Rudolph) von Bilguer (21 September 1815 – 16 September 1840) was a German chess master and chess theoretician from Ludwigslust in the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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Paul van der Sterren

Paul van der Sterren (born 17 March 1956 in Venlo, Netherlands) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.

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Philip Walsingham Sergeant

Philip Walsingham Sergeant (27 January 1872, Notting Hill, LondonBirths, Marriages and Deaths – 20 October 1952) was a British professional writer on chess and popular historical subjects.

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Reference work

A reference work is a book or periodical (or its electronic equivalent) to which one can refer for information.

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Reuben Fine

Reuben Fine (October 11, 1914 – March 26, 1993) was an American chess grandmaster, psychologist, university professor, and author of many books on both chess and psychology.

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Richard Griffith (chess player)

Richard Clewin Griffith (22 July 1872 in London – 11 December 1955 in Hendon, London) was an English chess player, author and editor.

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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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Walter Korn

Walter Korn (22 May 1908; Prague, Czechoslovakia – July 9, 1997; San Mateo, California, United States) was a Czech-born, naturalised American author of books and magazine articles about chess.

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References

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

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