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The Chess Artist - a book by Hallman, J. C.

The Chess Artist

Genius, Obsession, and the World's Oldest Game

The Chess Artist( )
Author: Hallman, J. C.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Thomas Dunne Books
Book Format:Ebook
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In the tiny Russian province of Kalmykia, obsession with chess has reached new heights. Its leader, a charismatic and eccentric millionaire/ex--car salesman named Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, is a former chess prodigy and the most recent president of FIDE, the world's controlling chess body. Despite credible allegations of his involvement in drug running, embezzlement, and murder, the impoverished Kalmykian people have rallied around their leader's obsession---chess is played on Kalmykian...
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