Chess Personalia: A Biobibliography

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First published in 1987 to overwhelming international acclaim, Jeremy Gaige’s Chess Personalia has been called “one of the most useful chess books ever published” (Edward Winter in New in Chess). The book is an invaluable resource for researchers and enthusiasts, and original copies are highly sought after by chess collectors. Long out of print, the original work is available here for the first time in a softcover format. This biobibliography contains around 14,000 worldwide entries, each entry offering full name, date and place of birth and death, FIDE title, country of citizenship and citations to mentions in the world’s media. Variants in names are cross-referenced. Those knowledgeable in the chess world will recognize the author’s name and be completely assured as to the comprehensiveness, accuracy, lack of bias, and sedulous research this extraordinary reference work represents.

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Jeremy Gaige, well-known chess archivist and journalist, follows his profession in Philadelphia. His reference books have become standards for chess historians and journalists all over the world.

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“Bound to become a standard work...takes one’s breath away at contemplating the magnitude of the task” --British Chess Magazine

“Awe-inspiring...a brilliant achievement” --Edward Winter, Chess Notes

“Incredible...high quality is evident from the sources cited...detailed explanations about its preparation, and its overall excellence...highly recommended” --ARBA

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