The even more complete Chess Addict

Mike Fox

The even more complete Chess Addict - Mike Fox
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If you’re hooked on chess, this is the ultimate fix. It’s one third bigger than the bestselling The Complete Chess Addict, seven-fifteenths funnier and smack up to date.

The Even More Complete Chess Addict plunges you ever deeper into the trivia jungle. You’ll meet some very exotic fauna, including: Robert Maxwell and the phoney brilliancy, the Urinal opening, the dream match of Fischer v Kasparov, the horrible fate of Jeffrey Archer, the Beatle who ate the pieces, Gazza’s dratv against a grandmaster, the rudest chess pieces, how chess changed Christine Keeler, the Pope’s secret vice and the man who was British Ladies Champion.

Plus: A brand new chapter on Nigel Short, Fischer, Judith Polgar, Kasparov, Karpov and the rising new stars of world chess.

Wat zegt de pers?

‘A cornucopia of anecdotes about the famous and the bizarre from every aspect of the game. A highly readable, entertaining and instructive publication.’ - Irish Times