Books

Carl Haffner's Love Of The Draw

Carl Haffner’s Love Of The Draw

Austrian author Thomas Glavinic produced a book in 1999 entitled “Carl Haffner’s Love Of The Draw”. The book is predominantly a fictional account of the 1910 match for the world chess championship between Emanuel Lasker and Carl Schlechter. The main […]

The Queen's Gambit Book Review

The Queen’s Gambit Book Review

When I first heard of actor Heath Ledger’s recent and unfortunate death, I was very sad as he was one of my favorite movie actors. His performances in “A Knight’s Tale” and “The Patriot” were remarkable and have lured me […]

Logical Chess, Move by Move

Logical Chess, Move by Move

Logical Chess, Move by Move (Irving Chernev) – This book contains 33 well annotated chess games played by various chess masters in the years 1889 to 1945. The complexity of the games increases towards the end and the comments frequently […]