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The King

The King's Gambit

The King's Gambit( )
Author: Shaw, John
Series title:Grandmaster Guide Ser.
ISBN:978-1-906552-71-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Quality Chess UK LLP
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

There was a time when the King's Gambit was the favorite chess opening of every attacking player. In the glory days of Paul Morphy it was considered almost cowardly to play anything else. Legends such as Spassky and Bronstein kept the flame burning in the 20th century, but its popularity faded, as many players are wary of sacrificing a pawn for long-term compensation. There are honorable exceptions whose games prove that this ancient weapon can still draw blood: Morozevich, Short,...
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Pages:680
Detailed Subjects: Games / Chess
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.75 x 9.5 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.156 Pounds

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