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2942. Cafferty (B.) & M.Taimanov: The Soviet Championships.

Cadogan, 1998. VG, d/w. 224pp., photos. The 58 Soviet Championships from 1920 to 1991, each with crosstable, introduction and one or two of the best games annotated by Taimanov. (A.) "The definitive record." £18.00


2649. Cload (R.) & R.Keene: Battles of Hastings. A History of the Hastings International Chess Congress.

Pergamon 1991. 1st. p/b. G. 141pp, good selection of photos, selection of games annotated by Keene. (A.) £10.00


5317. Di Felice (G.): Chess Competitions 1824 - 1970: An Annotated International Bibliography of Books, Bulletins, and Programs.

Moravian Chess 2014. New hardback. 554pp. The bibliography is divided into five parts, part one is devoted to individual tournaments, part two to individual matches, part three to team tournaments, part four to team matches and part five is devoted to correspondence competitions. The book is completed by a list of sources and a general index of competitions. £36.00


2902. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1747-1900. A Comprehensive Record with 465 Tournament Crosstables and 590 Match Scores.

McFarland, US 2009. Repr. large p/b. 235pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Has 135 more crosstables than Gaige Vol.1. £34.00


3146. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1901-1920. A Comprehensive Record with 860 Tournament Crosstables and 375 Match Scores.

McFarland, US 2006. New large p/b. 321pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Has 85 more crosstables than Gaige Vol.2-3. £34.00


3245. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1921-1930. A Comprehensive Record with 940 Tournament Crosstables and 210 Match Scores.

McFarland, US 2006. New large p/b. 342pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Has 130 more crosstables than Gaige Vol.4. £34.00


3407. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1931-1935. A Comprehensive Record with 1,065 Tournament Crosstables and 190 Match Scores.

McFarland, US 2006. New large p/b. 410pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. This volume now extends beyond the 4 vol Gaige work which ended with 1930. £34.00


3637. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1936-1940. A Comprehensive Record with 990 Tournament Crosstables and 125 Match Scores.

McFarland, US 2007. New large p/b. 380pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. This volume now extends beyond the 4 vol Gaige work which ended with 1930. Many obscure events are included as well as the major tournaments. £34.00


3956. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1941-1946. A Comprehensive Record with 810 Tournament Crosstables and 80 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2008. New large p/b. 366pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. An invaluable record as the famous 4 vol Gaige work stopped at 1930. Many obscure events are included as well as the major tournaments. £34.00


3957. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1947-1950. A Comprehensive Record with 980 Tournament Crosstables and 155 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2008. New large p/b. 485pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. An invaluable record as the famous 4 vol Gaige work stopped at 1930. Many obscure events are included as well as the major tournaments. £34.00


4293. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1951-1955. A Comprehensive Record with 1620 Tournament Crosstables and 144 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2010. New large p/b. 596pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world. £35.00


4294. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1956-1960. A Comprehensive Record with 1390 Tournament Crosstables and 142 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2010. New large p/b. 572pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world. £35.00


4905. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1961-1963. A Comprehensive Record with 938 Tournament Crosstables and 108 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2013. New large p/b. 444pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world. £35.00


4906. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1964-1967. A Comprehensive Record with 1204 Tournament Crosstables and 158 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2013. New large p/b. 556pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world. £35.00


4908. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1968-1970. A Comprehensive Record with 854 Tournament Crosstables and 161 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2014. New large p/b. 444pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world. £35.00


4661. Forster (R.): The Zurich Chess Club, 1809-2009. Foreword by Vladimir Kramnik.

McFarland, US 2011. New hardback. 436pp., numerous photos, selected games and compositions. Founded in 1809, the Zurich Chess Club is the world’s oldest chess organization. This historical text examines how the club, a driving force behind Swiss chess, also became a major player on the international chess scene. Includes the history and development of the club, its outstanding members and its memorable activities. Its historical tournaments are covered in-depth, including the 2009 jubilee festivities. (A.) £40.00


5191. Gaige (J.): Chess Tournament Crosstables. Vol.III. (1911-1920.)

Privately Printed, Philadelphia, 1972. Original blue cloth, VG. Gives over 375 crosstables in all. Scarce. £30.00


16. Horowitz (A.): From Morphy to Fischer. A History of the World Chess Championship.

Batsford,1973. 1st UK Edn. VG,d/w. 291pp., many games, some annotated, profiles of the world champions, interesting anecdotes. £8.00


4347. Jones (R.H.): 60 Years in the Same Room. A History of the Paignton Chess Congress.

Keverel Chess Books, 2010. New p/b (17x24cm). 157pp., 80 pictures (8 in colour), 27 charts and cross-tables, 60 games, some annotated by famous players or hitherto unpublished. A detailed story of the event itself from 1951 to the present day, sketches of ten personalities connected with the congress in some way, including Golombek, B.H.Wood, Rowena & Ron Bruce, Ritson Morry, Michael Adams & Keith Arkell, a chapter on the remarkable Singer family whose magnificent home became the venue of this annual event. (A.) £16.00


979. Kuiper (Dr.P.F.): Hundert Jahre Schachturniere 1851-1950.

Amsterdam, 1964. 1st Edn. G, in a worn and repaired d/w. Lots of red and blue pen notes and markings, plus cuttings. 307pp., many excellent photos. Includes tournament results, including cross-tables for important events, occasional games, list of masters with their career results. With a signed note of the author included. £30.00


2983. Wade, Whiteley & Keene: The World Chess Championship Botvinnik to Kasparov.

Batsford, 1986. Revised Edn. p/b. G. 298pp. Introductions and all games from 1948 to 1985, some annotated. (A.) £10.00