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The Oxford Companion to Chess is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the game from the earliest myths describing the game's invention right up to recent World Championship competitions. For the second edition, all entries have been scrutinized, revised, and updated, maintaining the book'sreputation for authority and accuracy.* Over 2,500 entries covering named openings, laws, and strategies* Biographies of all the major figures* Embraces all branches of the game, including correspondence chess and other forms of telechess, and regional variations such as Chinese and Japanese chess, as well as various unorthodox forms * A host of topics such as computers and chess, philately and chess, and the representation of the gamein literature, art, theatre, and film
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