Eric Ruch

EDITIONS feenschach - phénix chess FEE=NIX history II.f - 2010 printed by -be- à aix-la-chapelle, Paperback / Thread-stitching 320+XVI pages Edition of 500 Copies
EDITIONS feenschach - phénix chess FEE=NIX history II.f - 2010 printed by -be- à aix-la-chapelle, Paperback / Thread-stitching 320+XVI pages Edition of 500 Copies

Eric Ruch presents here the first volume of a comprehensive history of correspondence chess and follows with that an old suggestion of Eduard Dyckhoff ["Who will write us the history of correspondence chess?"]. The more than 70 included games reproduced from the period 1804 to 1840 (few played till 1843) are predominantly provided with contemporary comments as well as numerous diagrams. A 16-page appendix with black and white illustrations (reproduced are old letters and pages from books) completes the work whose English edition we hopefully can expect soon.

(R.B., III 2012)

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