NAPIER. The Forgotten Chessmaster

By: Hilbert, John Samuel

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In the original publisher's FINE cherry-red cloth with Bright Gilt lettering to spine and front cover. No dustjacket as issued. Page fore-edges clean and white - Near As NEW copy. Now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks NEW. Looks Unread. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (4) + (iii) + (2) + 354 pages. Illustrated in b/w with photo and line drawn illustrations and Chessboard/Moves, etc. Contents include: - Introduction; His Life & Various Matches across the world - 1901 to 1905; Hastings 1904. The New British Champion; The Match with Teichmann 1905; Napier's Tournament and Match Record; Index of Napier's Games; Index of Openings to Napier's Games. Index of other Games. "William Ewart Napier (1881-1952) was an American Chess Master of English birth. His parents emigrated to the US when he was five years old. From 1895 he lived in Brooklyn and came into contact with some of the best chess players of the country, and played Internationally. In July 1904, he visited Great Britain & won a well-attended tournament in London against Richard Teichmann, Joseph Henry Blackburne & Isidor Gunsberg. Subsequently, he participated in the British championship in Hastings, where he was, due to his English birth, entitled to take part, and won the tournament against Henry Atkins, to become the First British Chess Federation Champion." . Gift Quality. See Images; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall

Title: NAPIER. The Forgotten Chessmaster

Author Name: Hilbert, John Samuel

Categories: Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, Sport & Games/Chess,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Yorklyn, DE, USA, Caissa Editions: 1997

ISBN Number: 0939433516

ISBN Number 13: 9780939433513

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 114150

Keywords: NAPIER. The Forgotten Chessmaster. By John S Hilbert His Life & Various Matches Across The World - 1901 To 1905; Hastings 1904. The New British Champion; The Match With Teichmann 1905; Napier's Tournament And Match Record; Index Of Napier's Games; Index Of Openings To Napier's Games. Index Of Other Games. In July 1904, He Visited Great Britain & Won A Well-attended Tournament In London Against Richard Teichmann, Joseph Henry Blackburne & Isidor Gunsberg. Subsequently, He Participated In The British Championship In Hastings, Where He Was, Due To His English Birth, Entitled To Take Part, And Won The Tournament Against Henry Atkins, To Become The First British Chess Federation Champion.