Bobby Fischers Chess Games
He left competitive chess in , walking away from the title he coveted so dearly his entire life. Occasionally I felt as though I were playing a one-sided match against a phantasm. Nobody knew where Fischer was, or if he, still the most famous chess player in the world at the time, was out there plotting a comeback.
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After all, at forty-two in he was still much younger than two of the players I had just faced in the world championship qualification matches. But thirteen years away from the board is a long time. As for playing him, I suppose I would have liked my chances and I said as much, but how can you play a myth? I had Karpov to worry about, and he was no ghost. Chess had moved on without the great Bobby, even if many in the chess world had not.
It was therefore quite a shock to see the real live Bobby Fischer reappear in , followed by the first Fischer chess game in twenty years, followed by twenty-nine more. From: edconroybooks Troy, NY, U. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Price unclipped. Rest of contents bright and in Fine condition.
Contains chess games. Edited by Robert G. Wade and Kevin J. More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. Y Y, More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Published by Doubleday, About this Item: Doubleday, , Hard Cover. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6.
Published by University Press, Oxford About this Item: University Press, Oxford, At the end of the book is a list of players. Photographic card cover, showing Bobby Fischer, with pale gold and gold coloured titles to the front panel and pale gold coloured titles to the backstrip. Whether or not Bobby Fischer emerges to play again, his games will survive as a monument to his skill and, in particular, to a style which demonstrates so clearly the player's intense will to win.
With the exception of the introduction the entire work is languageless because it is printed in figurine algebraic notation of the form approved by the World Chess Federation with internationally accepted symbol is explained in a number of important languages. Minor creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and panels.
Very light age toning of the textblock edges. Size: Trade Paperback.
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Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. From: MW Books Ltd. Galway, Ireland. Near fine copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Physical description; pages.
Subjects; Bobby Fischer More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. First edition.
Hardcover, pages. A nice copy. Contains games by the eccentric American chess genius. More information about this seller Contact this seller Fischer with facssimile of his signature. Illustrated with photogaphs and figures. Pages good condition. Previous owner's name on ffep. BLue cloth, gilt title on spine.
Spine and top edges of upper cover yellowed. Edges show light wear. Jacket has protective slip, price clipped, edges have slight tearing especially around bottom of spine, sunned and stained, Good-VG. From: Reader's Corner, Inc. Raleigh, NC, U. Condition: Good. First Edition, First Printing. With some toning and rubbing, mostly at the spine otherwise this is a good hardcover first edition, first printing copy, gray cloth binding, top edge tinted red, alas, no DJ.
Photos on request. Condition: Near Fine. This is a near fine hardcover first edition, first printing copy, gray cloth binding, top edge tinted red, alas, no DJ.
Bobby Fischer: from prodigy to pariah
A nice copy of a scarce book. Published by museum press, london About this Item: museum press, london, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Published by Museum Press Limited From: an madra rua Dublin, Ireland. About this Item: Museum Press Limited, Museum Press Limited, London, Book Condition: Fine. Pp xix, Some marks to dustjacket, some tears to the dustjacket at rear and top of the frontcover.
Very clean inside, and solid book. Published by London, Museum Press About this Item: London, Museum Press , Seller Inventory Z The scarce first edition, first printing of Fischer's first book, published when he was just 15 years old. New York: Simon and Schuster, A near fine copy in a fair, unclipped dust jacket.
Jacket shows some edgewear and loss, with the rear flap detached and minor soil to rear. Despite flaws to jacket, it presents very well in mylar. An attractive copy.
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Seller Inventory ABE Published by Simon and Schuster, New York The stated 1st edition of 15 year old Bobby Fischer's first published collection of chess games. Slim octavo, 34 of his finest games here included from the prodigy's already remarkable body of work.
clublavoute.ca/tomih-como-conocer.php Published by Museum Press Limited, London From: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd. Inverness, United Kingdom.