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The Grandmaster: Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again

Brin-Jonathan Butler
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Language
English
Series
Simon & Schuster Nonfiction Original Hardcover
ISBN
9781501172601, 1501172603, 9781501172618, 1501172611, 9781501172625, 1982107189, 9781982107185
Summary
"A firsthand account of the dramatic 2016 World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin, which mirrored the world's geopolitical unrest"--Publisher marketing.
Contents
  • Chapter 1: A night at the Plaza
  • Chapter 2: The Prodigies
  • Chapter 3: Trompowsky
  • Chapter 4: Still searching for Bobby Fischer
  • Chapter 5: The Hustlers
  • Chapter 6: "Why can't he beat this guy?"
  • Chapter 7: A place that time forgot
  • Chapter 8: On the edge of the abyss
  • Chapter 9: "I am unusual, a little"
  • Chapter 10: Queen Judit
  • Chapter 11: Finding Josh Waitzkin
  • Chapter 12: 50.Qh6+!!
Description
ix, 211 pages ; 22 cm.
Technical Details
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