Item #11825 Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory. Macon Shibut.

Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory

Mineola: Dover Publications, Inc., 2004.

Paperback. 8 1/2" X 5 1/4". 359pp. Very mild rubbing and shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of pictorial paper wraps. Slight lean to spine. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

This book about the best chess player of the 19th century analyzes Paul Morphy's games and positions in depth to get to the essence of his style. Chapters discuss other players of the period (Adolph Anderssen and Wilhelm Steinitz), Morphy's rare blunders and omissions, as well as selected endgames and openings. Also included are a 27-page essay on Morphy by Steinitz and a series of letters between Alexander Alekhine and Eugene Znosko-Borovsky debating Morphy's chess style.(Publisher). Very good. Item #11825
ISBN: 0486435741

Price: $14.00

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