King's gambit: a son, a father, and the world's most dangerous game

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Hyperion,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
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1st ed.
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English
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As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness. In King's Gambit , he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story of his own attempt to get his game back up to master level--without losing his mind. It's also a father and son story, as Hoffman grapples with the bizarre legacy of his own dad, who haunts Hoffman's game and life.
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9781401300975
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subject_facet Anecdotes, Chess -- Anecdotes, Chess -- Psychological aspects, Chess players, Fathers and sons -- United States, Hoffman, Paul, -- 1956-
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