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Chessmaster Biz Secrets
By Hank Gross
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A unique correlation of the wisdom of the great chessmasters with the principles of success in business. Quotations from such masters as Bobby Fischer, Mikhail Tal, Casablanca, and others are used as a jumping off point to explore how those maxims can be carried over into the world of commerce.
Pawns are but Poor Men
By Thomas M. Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
A play in two acts for 2 m and 2 f. In the summer of the year 2006, a team consisting of two men and two women discover a serum to stop the aging process for an undeterminable period. The group knows the power of their discovery: If the government or the drug industry finds the formula they will either keep the discovery secret or use it to their advantage. The group agrees to test the formula.
Hand and King
By Jon Tolins
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
In 1956, a 13 year-old boy named Bobby Fischer played a tournament chess game against Donald Byrne, a 26 year-old chess master. Fischer played with such brilliance that this game became known as the Game of the Century. What if the Game of the Century was more than a game? What if it was an epic battle between White and Black Kingdoms? Hand and King tells the story of this clash of Kingdoms.
40 Years of Friendship - 100 Games of Chess
By Conover, Pozarek, and Salomon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Robert Salomon. Category: Nonfiction
Three masters recall their four decades as teammates from a strong New Jersey chess club. Annotated games, theoretical novelties in the opening, and wide-ranging anecdotes from the chess scene in Spain, Cuba, and Metro New York from the 1940s through 2014 complement the authors’ personal chess biographies, while Alekhine’s chess set pulls the whole together.