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ADOLF ALBIN IN AMERICA

Adolf Albin In America

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Adolf Albin, a Romanian-born chess master of German origins, was renowned for his originality and his eccentric and dashing playing style, aggressiveness and edgy character. Through previously unpublished data, tournament reports, newspaper articles and consultation games this work covers Albin’s brief but highly significant period spent in New York, 1893–1895, with details on his life and chess career.Olimpiu G. Urcan is a Singapore-based chess historian. In addition to monthly column for ChessCafe.com, he contributes regularly to Edward Winter’s Chess Notes and is the author of several chess biographies published by McFarland. 78 photos, 130 games, diagrams, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, indexes 286pp. softcover (7 x 10) 2014 [2008]