"A European Chess Master’s Sojourn, 1893–1895"

Adolf Albin, a Romanian-born chess master of German origins, was renowned for his originality and his eccentric and dashing playing style, aggressiveness and edgy character. Through previously unpublished data, tournament reports, newspaper articles and consultation games this work covers Albin’s brief but highly significant period spent in New York, 1893–1895, with details on his life and chess career.

Bibliographic Info: 78 photos, 130 games, diagrams, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, indexes

Olimpiu G. Urcan is a Singapore-based chess historian. He contributes regularly to Edward Winter’s Chess Notes and is the author of several chess biographies published by McFarland.

Adolf Albin in America

Auteur / Author: Olimpiu G. Urcan
Pagina's / Pages: 286
Uitgever / Publisher: McFarland
Jaar / Year: 2014
Type: Paperback