The Anglo-Soviet Radio Chess Match

Author: Klein, Ernst (1910- ) and William Winter (1898-1955) [editors]

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd

Location: London

Year: 1947



viii+119 pages with frontispiece, photographs and diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original grey with red spine lettering and pictorial front cover in original pictorial jacket. Notes by E Klein. (Betts: 26-5) First edition.

This book is a record of the match from its inception to its end. It contains the twenty-four games fully annotated and illustrated by eighty diagrams. In addition there are many photographs of scenes of play in London and Moscow, chapters of chess life in both countries, biographies and portraits of the players and a theoretical review. Won by the USSR 18-6.


Dust jacket closed tear the length of the back fold over edge, corners and spine ends lightly chipped, 1" closed tear with creases at front head edge else a very good copy in like jacket.