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The even more complete chess addict

Fox, Mike.

The even more complete chess addict

by Fox, Mike.

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMike Fox, Richard James.
ContributionsJames, Richard.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv,369p. :
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21536369M
ISBN 100571170404
OCLC/WorldCa59982962

The Even More Complete Chess Addict, by Mike Fox and Richard James This revised and expanded follow up of the book "The Complete Chess Addict" is considered by Grandmaster Raymond Keene to be "a goldmine of weird and wonderful chess trivia," and he's probably right! One account is on page of The Even More Complete Chess Addict by M. Fox and R. James (London, ): “It’s New York , the last round of the American championship. Bisguier and Fischer are equal first.

I was looking at Fox and James’ book “The Even More Complete Chess Addict.” On the cover was a black guy who has been subsequently identified as Frank Bruno (thanks James Pratt and Allan Savage!) An English black heavyweight boxer on the cover of a chess book . Buy The Complete Chess Addict First Edition by Fox, Mike, James, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 3/5(2).

Chess Addict books Can anyone tell me if the material in The Compleat Chess Addict by Fox and James is duplicated in their later "The Even More Compleat Chess Addict"? Or is the later book, which I think is wonderful, all new material? Thanks in advance.   As well as being one of England's greatest players, Tony was, as this book demonstrates, one of the funniest writers on the game. About the Author. All three co-authors, from Birmingham, were personal friends of Tony Miles. Mike Fox, is co-author of the best-selling The Complete Chess Addict and The Even More Complete Chess Addict.5/5(4).


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Even More Complete Chess Addict at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The Even More Complete Chess Addict This book is a revised and expanded version of The Complete Chess Addict, which appeared in It's a collection of chess anecdotes written in a breezy style, and includes eight pages of black-and-white photos, a.

(The main source of these facts is the excellent book, 'The Even More Complete Chess Addict' - Mike Fox + Richard James.' - The longest game of chess that was actually played (not including world record attempts) was c-Arsovic, Belgrade, It was drawn on move !!.

After 20 hours and 15 minutes of play. I was reading this book called Chess For Dummies, and there was this funny section. Here it is written exactly as in the book: The Worst Losers in Chess History Mike Fox and Richard James, in their delightful book "The Even More Complete Chess Addict", nominate the following three candidate for the title of "worst loser in chess history".

Best Books About Chess All Even More Complete Chess Addict by. Mike Fox. avg rating — 19 ratings. score: 99 How to Reassess Your Chess: The Complete Chess Mastery Course by. Jeremy Silman. avg rating — ratings.

score: 92, and 1 person voted. Click to read more about The Even More Complete Chess Addict by Mike Fox. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).

Book review: Music and Chess (Achilleas Zographos) A recent book on my favourite subject. Music and Chess: Apollo meets Caissa.

and these exceptions contain my favourite kinds of chess book. and its enlarged version The Even More Complete Chess Addict).

And now – joy of joys. – the chess publisher Russell Enterprises has presented a. The touch-move rule in chess specifies that, if a player deliberately touches a piece on the board when it is their turn to move, then they must move or capture that piece if it is legal to do so.

If it is the player's piece that was touched, it must be moved if they have a legal move. If the opponent's piece was touched, it must be captured if it can be captured with a legal move. Mike Fox and Richard James in their book The Even More Complete Chess Addict () write that, "Of players who've entered chess history, perhaps the strongest claimant for the all-time grandpatzer title is George Hatfeild Dingley Gossip (–).

George had a worse record in major tournaments than anyone in history (last at Breslau Died: (aged 65), Liphook, England. A couple of other places I find it mentioned in (albeit in book previews) are on page of Wonders and Curiosities of Chess, Irving Chernev, Wonders and Curiosities (the link is to Google Books.) There is also the claim of it appearing in "The Complete Chess Addict" and ""The Even More Complete Chess Addict" on this ChessChat Forums.

MUG: Mike Fox and Richard James make reference to the Maroczy - Korchnoi 'game' in their book The Even More Complete Chess Addict (they even give the moves - Korchnoi played the French Drfence!). Apparently Korch got the moves through a Swiss medium named Robert Rollans.

See, it is very important to read the right book at the right time. I am and I can only tell you some good books to reach fast. The above answers mention books like How to reassess your chess. I find it difficult. Easy to read but diffic. Edward Freeborough (18 August – 14 September ) was the co-author, with Charles Ranken, of Chess Openings Ancient and Modern (), one of the first important opening treatises in the English language and a precursor of Modern Chess Openings.

He was a member of the editorial staff of the British Chess Magazine from until his death in Born: 18 AugustHull, England. You know you are a chess addict if: you bump into someone or something and say "J'adoube." And you don't even know French.

you set up a chess set with salt and pepper shakers and food items when you sit at a checkered tablecloth.

you calculate 8x8 faster than 7x7 and navigate like a knight - one block up and two blocks over. r/chess: Everything to do with chess. Game analysis, current events, and more.

When I expressed some dismay in my review at the lack of evidence presented to support his inclusion, the author himself paid me the courtesy of a reply, and made two helpful suggestions: one was to consult a book I should have thought of myself, The Even More Complete Chess Addict by Mike Fox and Richard James (which I have mentioned many a.

Looking for books by Richard James. See all books authored by Richard James, including Lab Manual for Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, and The Complete Chess Addict, and more on. Page 27 of The Even More Complete Chess Addict by M.

Fox and R. James (London, ) stated that John Reginald Halliday Christie (who lived at 10 Rillington Place) ‘was a goodish chessplayer’ and that ‘Whilst awaiting the ultimate punishment in Brixton, he passed the time thrashing his warders at chess (Chris the chess champion, they.Also, I read in the book The Even More Complete Chess Addict, by Mike Fox and Richard James, that some people criticized chess as being "sexist" because "the king, not the queen, is the pivotal piece." While my reply to this would be, "It s only a game!".Authors Title; Abrahams, G.

Technique in Chess: Abrahams, G. The Chess Mind: Adams, Jimmy: Najdorf Poisoned Pawn: Barden, Leonard: The Ruy Lopez. Winning Chess with 1.