Book Reviews

Some of you will be aware that I’m currently writing book reviews (most but not all are reviews of books loosely concerned with chess history) for the British Chess News website.

You might be interested in my two most recent reviews:

Sultan Khan, written by GM Daniel King (who, by the way, lives very near the Roebuck) is a biography of one of the most fascinating characters in the history of our game. At one point he was a member of Kingston Chess Club.

On the Origin of Good Moves is an outstanding new book by Dutch IM Willy Hendriks concerning the development of chess between about 1600 and 1900.

I can recommend these two books very highly. I’m sure most of our readers will be interested in both of them.