Adventures of a Chess Master

Author: Koltanowski, George (1903- ) signed

Publisher: David McKay Co

Location: New York

Year: 1955



viii+149 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 1/4" 5 3/4") issued in red with black lettering to spine. Edited by Milton Finkelstein. signed (Betts: 29-58) First edition.

An account of his chess career (chiefly devoted to simultaneous blindfold play). He commences with a short history of blindfold chess, and the following chapters relate his experiences in different countries, with a selection of 100 of his best games from exhibitions.


Corners and spine ends rubbed, corners bumped. Dust jacket lacks back flap, 1" loss at spine ends corners and edges chipped, edge wear with closed tears. A very good copy in a poor jacket.