Adolf Albin in America : a European chess master's sojourn, 1893-1895 / Olimpiu G. Urcan ; foreword by Neil Brennen

Author(s): Urcan, Olimpiu G., 1977-
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Subjects: Chess players--Romania--Biography
Chess--Tournaments--New York (State)--New York
Albin, Adolf
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Inc., Publishers, c2008
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: vii, 278 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2008002867
ISBN: 9780786430109 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0786430109 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Summary: "This book covers Romanian chess master Adolf Albin's brief but highly significant period spent in New York, 1893-1895, with details on his life and chess career"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-270) and indexes
Contents: Albin in America -- A tale of disenchantment: the Columbian Chess Congress, 1893 -- Sailing to America, July 1893 -- The match with Albert B. Hodges, August 1893 -- The impromptu international tournament, September-October 1893 -- The City Chess Club tournament, December 1893 -- The match with Eugene Delmar, February 1894 -- The Staats-Zeitung Cup, August 1894 -- Another City Chess Club tournament, October-November 1894 -- The match with J.W. Showalter, September 1894 -- A guest of Philadelphia, February 1895 -- Three months in New Orleans, March-May 1895 -- Sailing back to Europe, July 1895 -- The chess games
OCLC Number: 191732338
ISBN/ISSN: 9780786430109