Hastings 1895 Chess Tournament - Emil Schallopp
Hastings 1895 Chess Tournament by Emil Schallopp
The Russian Chess House has published a games collection of the most famous chess tournament ever to take place. All of the top masters of the late 19th century took part, including Emanuel Lasker, the world champion at the time, William Steinitz, the ex-world champion, as as as M. Chigorin, S. Tarrasch, C. Schlecter, D. Janowski, and many others.
Harry Nelson Pillsbury, nearly unknown on the international chess circuit before the tournament emerged victorious.
Both the tournaments participants and top-notch Soviet masters and chess analysts commentated on the games.
The book itself has ornate, double binding and all the players' photographs on coated paper on the centerfold.
For players of all levels.
ISBN: 978 5 94693 647 7, Hardcover, 357 pages, Russian Chess House