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By Hans Ree

the proper Chess Journalist in the course of his lively chess profession, Hans Ree battled with just about all the nice chessplayers, together with 8 international champions, from Max Euwe to Anatoly Karpov. My Chess is not just approximately them, but in addition approximately different gamers and writers from the earlier who're favourite through Ree This ebook offers a private view of Ree’s personal international of chess, and consequently much less favourite gamers additionally seem, resembling a schoolmate with whom he performed an unending sequence of fits, or the nameless “A6648,” who performed greater than a half-million video games on the net Chess membership. additionally, the query is ultimately spoke back why the nice Dutch writer W.F. Hermans designed a chess set made up of cigarette lighters, yet didn't wish to play chess. although the sport of chess and its practitioners are by no means idealized, this booklet is within the first position, a loving description of an international brimming with notable personalities, and an inexhaustible resource of reports. in regards to the writer Grandmaster Hans Ree (1944) is a four-time Dutch champion, and represented his nation from 1966 via 1994 in each chess Olympiad. From 2001-2007, he used to be the wearer of the “Euwe Ring,” an award for impressive carrier to Dutch chess. He writes approximately chess in NRC Handelsblad, New in Chess journal, and at the American site Russell-Enterprises.com. across the world he's thought of to be the best chess writers of his period. “A grandmaster, first-class author and cautious researcher who does not hunt down controversy, yet is both unafraid to plumb the occasionally murky depths of chess politics, Ree is a perfect chess journalist.” – Jon Speelman, The Observer

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