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All the wrong moves : a memoir about chess, love, and ruining everything

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  • Author: Chapin, Sasha
    Edition: First edition
    Date:
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    2019
    Summary:

    "A globe-trotting romp through the world of ultra-competitive chess, in which the author submits himself to humiliating defeats and the tutelage of ornery mentors in his search for glory--a celebration of the purity, violence, and beauty of the game"--

    Contents:
    • Preface: The 600 million
    • Kathmandu
    • The Pawnishers
    • One night in Bangkok
    • A puzzle without a solution
    • No Macs
    • Rough Gus
    • The secret of chess
    • I'd hate to be God right now, because he sees everything
    • Dreams die in California
    • The beach.
    Original Publisher: New York, Doubleday
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780385545174, 0385545177
    Collection(s)/Series: Leacock Medal 2020