The United States Chess Championship, 1845-2011, 3d ed.

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This thoroughly updated and revised edition of the highly acclaimed 1986 reference work provides a definitive history of all championship events in the United States through April, 2011. Both the games and the occasions are covered in depth, including biographical details, descriptive settings, anecdotes, tournament drama, unusual games, and grandmaster analysis. Included in this edition are 13 new tournaments, 40 new diagrams and 13 additional crosstables.

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Grandmaster Andy Soltis, eight times champion of the Marshall Chess Club, New York Post editor and Chess Life columnist, is the author of dozens of chess books. He lives in New York City.

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"this handsome retrospective is written with reverence and brio" --Library Journal

"detailed analysis" --Choice

"chess history brought alive...entertaining and fascinating" --Chess Life

John Elburg (Chessbooks.nl); Soltis provides a crisp and lively narrative...an excellent document of record, and an engaging and entertaining book to boot --Manchester Chess Federation

a crisp and lively narrative...an excellent document of record, and an engaging and entertaining book to boot --The Compulsive Reader

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