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1445. 1909 MARSHALL - CAPABLANCA. Imre Konig: Match 1909.

California Chess Reporter, Supplement No.3, 1955. p/b, G. 31pp. 23 annotated games. Capablanca won 15-8. 20.00


1109. 1932 BERN. W.Bonacker: Turnierbuch des Internationalen Schachturniers.

Bern 1932. Original yellow card covers, wear to spine with slight paper loss, small spots on front cover, some corner page curling. 183pp. 4 plates of photos. 120 annotated games. 1.Alekhine 2-3 Euwe, Flohr 4.Sultan Khan. LN 5457. With bookplate of the ECF, Croker collection. 30.00


359. 1946 ZAANSTREEK. Schelfhout & Kottnauer.: Internationaal Schaaktournooi.

Amsterdam 1946. Roy8vo, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, a little staining to back cover o/w G. 134pp., caricature portraits. 66 annotated games. 1.Euwe 2-3 Ekstrom, Szabo. With a bookplate of the ECF collection. 18.00


98. 1948 THE HAGUE/MOSCOW. Golombek (H.): The World Chess Championship 1948.

Bell 1949. 1st Edn. Green cloth, VG, d/w (jacket frayed at top of spine with slight paper loss). 229pp., 3 plates, 50 annotated games, plus biographies and records of the five players. 1.Botvinnik 2 Smyslov. Signed by Golombek on the front endpaper. 24.00


594. 1948-49 NEW YORK. Kmoch (H.): The Book of the International Chess Tournament held at the Manhattan Chess Club.

A.S.Pinkus,NY 1950. 1st Edn. Original dark maroon cloth, G. 130pp. 45 games, photos. 1.Fine 2.Najdorf 3-4 Euwe, Pilnik. With a bookplate of the ECF, Croker collection. 30.00


1611. 1963 BOTVINNIK - PETROSIAN. R.G.Wade: The World Chess Championship.

Spearman, 1963. 1st Edn. VG, d/w (slightly faded on jacket spine), some tape marks and a birthday inscription on endpaper, . 218pp., photos, biographies, annotated games, with clock times given. Petrosian won 12.5-9.5. A scarce title. 25.00


82. 1972 FISCHER-SPASSKY. Byrne (R.) & I.Nei.: Both Sides of the Chessboard.

Batsford, 1974. 1st Edn. VG,d/w (slightly marked). Photos, 211pp., also includes Fischer's matches with Taimanov, Larsen and Petrosian, all annotated. "The definitive account" at that time, from both an American and Soviet perspective. With a bookplate of the ECF, Golombek collection. 15.00


2001. 1972 FISCHER-SPASSKY. H.Golombek: World Chess Championship. Introduction by Arthur Koestler.

Barrie & Jenkins, 1973. Scarce hardback edition, VG with jacket, paper yellowed as usual. 138pp. With a bookplate of the ECF, Golombek collection. 8.00


100. 1973 BATH. Keene, Raines & Cromblehome: The European Team Championship.

Batsford 1974. VG (no jacket). 199pp. 224 games. 1 USSR 2 Yugoslavia 3 Hungary. 10.00


984. 1979 TALLINN. Christiansen (L.): VI Paul Keres Memorial Tournament.

Christiansen Bros.,USA 1979. Large format p/b, VG. 160pp., photos, 136 games, many annotated by Christiansen and DeFirmian. 1.Petrosian 2-3 Tal, Vaganian. (A.) 24.00


4841. Drajic (D.): An Overview of Yugoslavian Chess Literature 1886-1991. (An Annotated Bibliography). V. Additions, Biographies and Indexes.

Belgrade 2013. Hardback, as new. 189pp. First 94 pages are in English, including an Overview of Literature according to subjects, lists of tournamentsand magazines, corrections and additions, biographies. The remaining part is in Serbian. The final volume of the series. Limited to 150 copies. 25.00


3858. Euwe (M.) & W.Meiden.: Chess Master v Chess Amateur.

Allen & Unwin 1973. 1st UK Edn. VG, d/w. 315pp. 25 deeply annotated games played between an amateur and master, "provides the average player with numerous ways to improve his game." 12.00


2642. Evans (L.): The Chess Beat.

Pergamon, 1982. 1st Edn. Large format p/b, VG. 105pp. Copies of 300 of Evans' newspaper columns which appeared from 1973-81 in Sunday Washington Post or Chiacgo Tribune, most including a game, and quite a few concerning Fischer. The print is quite small. With a small label of the ECF, Pollard collection. 15.00


451. FISCHER. Wade & O'Connell: The Games of Robert J. Fischer.

Batsford 1981. 1st p/b Edn. VG. 462pp., photos, tournament & match record, biography, over 700 games, some annotated. With a bookplate of the ECF collection. 14.00


2845. Keene (R.) Ed.: Learn from the Grandmasters.

Batsford 1975. 1st Edn. VG, d/w. 120pp. 14 players annotate one of their own best games and one that they have found most instructive. Includes Tal, Korchnoi, Larsen, Timman, Szabo, Stean, Gufeld, Kavalek. With a bookplate of the ECF collection. A scarce hardback copy. 14.00


1031. KORCHNOI. Edited by Levy & O'Connell: Korchnoi's Chess Games.

OUP 1979. 1st Edn. p/b, VG . 291pp. Almost 1700 games with Informator style notes. With a bookplate of the ECF, Croker collection. 12.00


19. Kotov (A.) & M.Yudovich.: The Soviet School of Chess.

Moscow 1958. 1st English Edn. VG. 390pp., illustrations. Includes biographies and numerous annotated games, chess literature, history etc.. With a small label of the ECF, Pollard collection. 12.00


3188. PHILLIPS (A.): Chess: 60 Years on with Caissa and Friends.

Caissa Editions, US 2003. VG. p/b. 144pp., photos, 200 games with brief notes and comments, of which over 100 are Phillips' own games, the remainder of his British contemporaries such as Thomas, Alexander, Golombek, Penrose, Clarke, Barden etc. (A.) With a small label of the ECF, Ravilious collection. 12.00


65. RETI. Golombek (H.): Reti's Best Games of Chess.

Bell 1954. 1st Edn. VG (no jacket). 173pp., biography, 70 annotated games, 15 endgame studies. With a bookplate of the ECF, Croker collection. 12.00


688. Shamkovich (L.): The Modern Chess Sacrifice.

Batsford, 1980. 1st UK Edn. p/b, VG. 225pp. "The first book to offer a detailed classification of sacrifices in the opening and middlegames, with examples from contemporary Master play." With a bookplate of the ECF, Golombek collection. 10.00


58. TAL. Clarke (P.H.): Mikhail Tal's Best Games of Chess.

Bell, 1961. 1st Edn. VG, (no jacket). Portrait, 195pp. 50 games from the period 1951 to 1960. With a bookplate of the ECF, Croker collection. 12.00


72. TARRASCH. Reinfeld (F.): Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess.

Chatto & Windus 1947. 1st Edn. VG. 385pp., portrait, brief biography & playing record, 183 annotated games. One of the best collections of Tarrasch's games. With a bookplate of the ECF, Golombek collection. 14.00


4036. Utterberg (C.): The Dynamics of Chess Psychology.

Chess Digest 1994. 1st Edn. p/b. VG. 219pp. Chapters include: philosophical foundations, importance of aesthetics, The Italian School, Philidor, the Romantics (1821-59), the Classical Era (1859-1927), the Modern Game (1927-57), Contemporary Chess and the individual in struggle, 24 leading players and their psychological characteristics, and one or two annotated games of each. (A.) 14.00


1431. Wenman (P.): Gems of the Chess Board.

Pitman 1945. 5th Edn. Blue cloth, spine a bit faded o/w G. 57 annotated games. 5.00


6001. Wenman (P.): One Hundred Chess Gems.

Pitman 1939. 1st Edn. Red card covers, with similar red jacket, slightly torn at top o/w VG. About 140 pages, 100 games with brief notes, mainly from 1890's to 1910. Scarce first edition. With a label of the ECF, Golombek collection on title-page. 12.00