User:Quale

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Recently I've been working almost exclusively in the Chess Wikiproject to improve articles in List of chess topics. Although I'm not a strong chess player, I have a fair library of chess books that I can use for research.

To do[edit]

Some work to do on chess-related pages:

To create[edit]

To improve[edit]

Sources[edit]

Sources to copy and paste into Category:Chess articles.

Biographies[edit]

{{citation
 | last=Gaige | first=Jeremy | author-link=Jeremy Gaige
 | year=1987 | title=Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography
 | publisher=McFarland
 | isbn=0-7864-2353-6
 | pages=}}

Championships[edit]

{{citation
 | last=Whyld | first=Ken | author-link=Ken Whyld
 | year=1986
 | title=Chess: The Records
 | publisher=Guinness Books
 | isbn=0-85112-455-0
 | page=}}
{{citation
 | last=Horowitz | first=Al | author-link=Israel Albert Horowitz
 | year=1973
 | title=The World Chess Championship; A History
 | publisher=Macmillan
 | lccn=72-080175
 | page=}}

General[edit]

  • Brace, Edward R. (1977), An Illustrated Dictionary of Chess, Hamlyn Publishing Group, ISBN 1-55521-394-4 
{{citation
 | last=Brace | first=Edward R.
 | year=1977 | title=An Illustrated Dictionary of Chess
 | publisher=Hamlyn Publishing Group
 | isbn=1-55521-394-4
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | editor-last=Golombek | editor-first=Harry | editor-link=Harry Golombek
 | year=1977 | title=Golombek's Encyclopedia of Chess
 | publisher=Crown Publishing
 | isbn=0-517-53146-1
 | contribution=
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last1=Hooper | first1=David | author1-link=David Vincent Hooper
 | last2=Whyld | first2=Kenneth | author2-link=Kenneth Whyld
 | year=1992 | title=[[The Oxford Companion to Chess]] | edition=2
 | publisher=Oxford University Press
 | isbn=0-19-280049-3
 | pages=}}
  • Horton, Byrne J. (1959), Dictionary of modern chess, New York: Philosophical Library, OCLC 606992 
{{citation
 | last=Horton | first=Byrne J.
 | year=1959 | title=Dictionary of modern chess
 | publisher=Philosophical Library
 | place=New York
 | oclc=606992
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last=Sunnucks | first=Anne | author-link=Anne Sunnucks
 | year=1970 | title=The Encyclopaedia of Chess
 | publisher=St. Martin's Press
 | pages=
 | lccn=78106371}}

Openings[edit]

  • Burgess, Graham (2000), The Mammoth Book of Chess, Carroll & Graf, ISBN 0786707259 
{{citation
 | last=Burgess | first=Graham
 | year=2000 | title=The Mammoth Book of Chess
 | publisher=Carroll & Graf
 | isbn=0786707259
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last=De Firmian | first=Nick | author-link=Nick de Firmian
 | year=1999 | title=[[Modern Chess Openings]]: MCO-14
 | publisher=Random House Puzzles & Games
 | isbn=0-8129-3084-3
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last=Fine | first=Reuben | authorlink=Reuben Fine
 | year=1990 | title=Ideas Behind the Chess Openings
 | publisher=Random House Puzzles & Games
 | isbn=0812917561
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last1=Kasparov | first1=Garry | author1-link=Gary Kasparov
 | last2=Keene | first2=Raymond | author2-link=Raymond Keene
 | year=1989, 1994 | title=Batsford Chess Openings 2
 | publisher=Henry Holt
 | isbn=0-8050-3409-9
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last=Nunn | first=John | authorlink=John Nunn
 | year=1999 | title=Nunn's Chess Openings
 | publisher=Everyman Chess
 | isbn=1-8574-4221-0
 | pages=}}
{{citation
 | last=Schiller | first=Eric | authorlink=Eric Schiller
 | year=2003 | title=Unorthodox Chess Openings
 | publisher=Cardoza
 | isbn=1-5804-2072-9
 | pages=}}

Random[edit]

  • A little bit about New York City chess clubs in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Dec. 18, 1887, p. 10: "The following are the addresses of the chess clubs now in active operation in New York and Brooklyn: In New York—Manhattan Chess Club, 22 East Seventeenth street; Columbia Chess Club, 156 Second avenue; Jeffersonian Chess Club, 101 West Tenth street; La Bourdonnais Chess Club, Columbia College; Turn Verelu [sp?] Schach Club, 66 East Fourth street. In Brooklyn—Brooklyn Chess Club, 109 Montague street; Philidor Chess Club, Meserole and Lorimer streets."
  • An account of living chess (called animated chess here), this performance said to be the first of its kind in NYC: Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 11, 1883, p. 6.