KING'S GAMBIT: A Son, a Father, and the World's Most Dangerous Game

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A journey into the psyche of champion chess players, accompanied by a personal quest for understanding of a talented but difficult parent. Introduced to chess by his father when he was only five, Hoffman (Wings of Madness, 2003, etc.) found a refuge in the game during an adolescence marked by family stress. Returning to the game decades later in a period of personal and professional crisis, he ... Read full review

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I borrowed this book from the Winchester library. It is an interesting look at the game of chess and some of the players competing at the highest levels of the game. I recommend it to every chess player and anyone who knows a chess player.

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