Chessdon: Forty Years of My Most Interesting Chess Experiences

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Starting in a small town chess club the story rapidly moves to iceland and purported KGB attempts to influence the Spassky/Fischer World Championship Match. A defection in Thessalonka, an attempt at Ping-Pong style diplomacy in Dubai, KGB blackmailing of a chess official in Moscow, and a terror stricken KGB Colonel in Merano are constant reminders of how corrupt governments attempt to lose international sports for selfish political gain. Against this background and a seemingly never ending stream of anecdotal encounters ...

Chessdon: Forty Years of My Most Interesting Chess Experiences 1999, Chess Don Pub, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9780967077505

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