Emanuel Lasker Volume 1: Struggle and Victories - World Chess Champion for 27 Years
by Richard Forster, Michael Negele & Raj Tischbierek
This book introduces our new trilogy on the second World chess champion, Emanuel Lasker. It is a major rework of the German edition of 2009, completely translated into English.
Volume one covers Emanuel Lasker's youth and school days and the history of his family. It contains a detailed appreciation of his work and achievements as a mathematician. His life and times in London and in the United States are covered by the renowned chess historians Tony Gillam and John Hilbert. It examines also Lasker's contributions to the art of the chess problem and the endgame study.
The chess-specific part is rounded off by Mihail Marin and Raj Tischbierek with detailed game annotations. Raj Tischbierek analyzes Lasker's match with Siegbert Tarrasch for the world championship 1908.
1 Michael Negele: A Biographical Compass, Part I
2 Wolfgang Kamm & Tomasz Lissowski: Ancestors, Family, and Childhood
3 Tony Gillam: Lasker in Great Britain
4 John Hilbert: Lasker: The American Views
5 Joachim Rosenthal: Lasker and Mathematics
6 Jürgen Fleck: Lasker’s Endgame Studies
7 Ralf Binnewirtz: Lasker’s Chess Problems
8 Raj Tischbierek: The Battle Lasker vs. Tarrasch
9 Mihail Marin: Dominator of the Chess World
ISBN: 978-3-935800-09-9, Hardback, 450 pages, Exzelsior Verlag
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