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Kashdan, Isaac (1905-1985)
First and Second Piatigorsky Cup
Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles 1965 - 2 volumes: xix+240 pages with frontispiece, illustrations (including portraits) table, diagrams and index; xxxiii+288 pages with illustrations, table, diagrams and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") volume one issued in red with silver lettering to spine and black and silver decorative cover; volume two issued in sea green with silver lettering to spine. Inscribed by Jacqueline Piatigorsky(Betts: 25-340; 25-388) First editions. Volume one annotated by Samuel Reshevsky and other participants. All 56 games, annotated, with an index of openings. Each competitor annotated the game he considered his best and Reshevsky the remainder. Volume two annotated by Jan H Donner, Tigran Petrosian, Robert Fischer, Lajos Portisch, Boris Ivkov, Samuel Reshevesky, Bent Larsen Minguel Najdorf, Wolfgang Unzicker. Introduction by Gregor Piatigorsky. All 90 games annotated with an index of openings. Jacqueline was born in Paris, France, to the famed Rothschild banking family. A nurse taught her to play chess at an early age, when Jacqueline was recovering from a childhood illness. In her 1988 memoir, Jump in the Waves, she wrote that her nurse, Miss Coque, told Jacqueline that: ¿¿with a chess set, it is impossible to be bored.¿ More than a salvation from dullness, the game soon became both a passion and a refuge to Jacqueline. Though she wrote of feeling neglected by her parents and oppressed by a nanny during her childhood, chess offered her an opportunity to forge her own identity independent of her famous family name. In 1937 Jacqueline married Gregor … [Click Below for Full Description]
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