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The Immortal Game free pdf Chess is the most enduring and universal game in history. Here, bestselling author David Shenk chronicles its intriguing saga, from ancient Persia to medieval Europe to the dens of Benjamin Franklin and Norman Schwarzkopf. Along the way, he examines a single legendary game that took place in London in 1851 between two masters of the time, and relays his own attempts to become as skilled as his Polish ancestor Samuel Rosenthal, a nineteenth-century champion. With its blend of cultural history and Shenk's personal interest, "The Immortal Game" is a compelling guide for novices and aficionados alike.

About David Shenk

David Shenk is the author of "Data Smog," and "The Forgetting." A former fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at Columbia University, he has written for "Harper's," "Wired," "Salon," "The New Republic," the "Washington Post," "The New Yorker," and the "New York Times Magazine," and is an occasional commentator for NPR's All Things Considered. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter.

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Author : David Shenk
Publisher : Anchor Books
Data Published : 15 April 2008
ISBN : 1400034086
EAN : 9781400034086
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 327 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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