Whether you're an experienced player or just a beginner, whenever disputes a chess game you can imagine how you become the equal of that forgotten Indian prince disciple of Sissa, King Ferdinand of Aragon deciding the fate of the discovery of the New World, or, if you prefer, the brave Russian cosmonaut Sevastyanov.
While trying to kill your opponent, you think like that played to great protagonists of history as they had imagined, and feel emotions similar to those experienced by losing or winning their games.
Share with many illustrious cultural tradition of an ancient game that has accompanied humans almost since the emergence of the first civilizations to the conquest of space.
Miniatures and matte plays presented in this book are an example of that tradition; its beauty explains better than any other argument why chess has lasted until today.
The book contains many pictures of boards to facilitate tracking of items, almost without resorting to algebraic notation.
And with anecdotes and historical data related in the readings, you know the history of chess and, through it, a part of world history.
- Editorial Paidotribo
- Autor Juan Mateu, Carlos
- Format 15 x 21 cm.
- Binding Hard cover
- Pages 238
- Edition 1ª 05 / 2011
- Language Spanish
- ISBN 978-84-8019-871-4
- EAN-13 9788480198714
- Thematic middlegame
- Year of publication 2011