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Weltgeschichte des Schachs, Lieferung 26: Tigran Petrosjan by  Edward (1890-1977) [editor] Wildhagen - First Edition - 1963 - from The Book Collector and Biblio.com

Weltgeschichte des Schachs, Lieferung 26: Tigran Petrosjan

by Wildhagen, Edward (1890-1977) [editor]

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approximately 250 unpaginated pages with diagrams, photograph and index with 8 page supplement. Octavo (8 3/4" x 7") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Foreword by Tigran Petrosian. First edition.

A series of books on the great players published in Germany as well as in German starting in 1958. There is a board diagram of the each game about every five black moves so it is easy to study even if you cannot read German. No annotations. L = bishop, S = knight, T = rook, D = queen and K = king.

Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian (1929-1984) was a Soviet Armenian Grandmaster, and World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" due to his almost impenetrable defensive playing style, which emphasized safety above all else. Petrosian was a Candidate for the World Championship on eight occasions (1953, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1971, 1974, 1977 and 1980). He won the World Championship in 1963 (against Mikhail Botvinnik), successfully defended it in 1966 (against Boris Spassky), and lost it in 1969 (to Spassky). Thus he was the defending World Champion or a World Championship Candidate in ten consecutive three-year cycles. He won the Soviet Championship four times (1959, 1961, 1969, and 1975).

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Corners gently bumped else a very good to fine copy issued without jacket.

Book Details

  • Bookseller: The Book Collector US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS004584
  • Title: Weltgeschichte des Schachs, Lieferung 26: Tigran Petrosjan
  • Author: Wildhagen, Edward (1890-1977) [editor]
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition:
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Verlag Dr E Wildhagen 1963 Hamburg
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: Chess Schach Ajedrez Echecs
  • Bookseller catalogs: Chess;
  • Subjects: GAMES / Chess;

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