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By Eliot Hearst

E-book of the Year--United States Chess Federation. Finalist, e-book of the Year--English Chess Federation

for hundreds of years, blindfold chess--the artwork of taking part in with no sight of the board or pieces--has produced a number of the maximum feats of human reminiscence, progressing to the level that the area list in 2009 used to be forty five [and is now forty six] simultaneous blindfold video games. This paintings describes the personalities and achievements of a few of blindfold chess's maximum players--including Philidor, Morphy, Blackburne, Zukertort, Pillsbury, Reti, Alekhine, Koltanowski, Najdorf and wonderful, in addition to present-day grandmasters similar to Anand and Kramnik. together with a few by no means earlier than released, 444 video games ratings are provided, peppered with diagrams and annotations. tricks for taking part in blindfold, and its sensible price, also are included.

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