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By William Steinitz

William Steinitz (1836-1900) has been known as the daddy of recent chess. He constructed many goal ideas of chess play, placing chess technique, for the 1st time, on a high-quality theoretical base. reigning for twenty-eight years because the world's most advantageous chess grasp, he, in Reinfeld's phrases, "was the main unique philosopher, the main brave participant, and the main amazing character within the fifteen centuries or so the sport has been in existence."

Unabridged republication of the 1901 version, initially titled A Memorial to William Steinitz. New preface, fit checklist, match checklist, corrections and 6 extra video games extra to the dover variation via David Hooper.

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