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Frankenstein v Dracula

7-man endgames

Steinitz book: highly praised

Tim's biography Steinitz in London has received high praise from reviewers who have hailed the book as "a fantastic read" and "a milestone in the literature of chess history." See our articles about corrections to Steinitz games and recent research discoveries.

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