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  1. 19 Dec '10 04:42
    can any one recommend a good chess biography, although its a bit late for uk christmas post ,well probably not for next christmas.
  2. 19 Dec '10 11:23
    Max Euwe,the biography

    Tony Miles 'it's only me',England's first chess grandmaster

    Pal Benko,My life,Games and Compositions

    The life and games of Mikhail Tal

    Paul Morphy,the pride and sorrow of chess (only recently got this one,haven't read it yet but everyone I asked recommended it)

    toet.
  3. 19 Dec '10 11:49
    Originally posted by kaminsky
    can any one recommend a good chess biography, although its a bit late for uk christmas post ,well probably not for next christmas.
    Tigran Petrosian, his life and games was an immensely enjoyable read, also Masters of the chessboard by Reti and although i have not read it, only snippets, i reckon My great predecessors would also be a good read.
  4. 19 Dec '10 12:50
    Sam The Sham, Secrets Of A "C" Player
  5. 19 Dec '10 13:16
    Originally posted by Sam The Sham
    Sam The Sham, Secrets Of A "C" Player
    hey i thought you were an chess arteest!
  6. 19 Dec '10 17:30
    i like the look of the tony miles book, £ 127.94 new on amazon seems a bit steep (only £27.26 ! used ) .It is christmas though iI might treat myself.,only a round in the pub. I couldnt find secrets of a c player ,who published it Mills and Boon . thx all
  7. 19 Dec '10 18:15
    Originally posted by kaminsky
    i like the look of the tony miles book, £ 127.94 new on amazon


    I bought it new from amazon.uk no more than 2 years ago.
    For 14£!

    toet.
  8. 23 Dec '10 02:09
    Not so much a biography, but The Chess Artist: Genius, Obsession, and the World's Oldest Game, was a very interesting book.


    http://www.amazon.ca/Chess-Artist-Genius-Obsession-Worlds/dp/0312272936
  9. 23 Dec '10 06:15
    thx dirtysniper , i bought it on amazon this morning ,very cheap only £ 1.62
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    G.O.A.T.
    28 Dec '10 15:10
    Another book on Bobby Fischer is available for pre-order on amazon.com

    "Endgame:Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall etc...