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Default 200 Miniature Games of Chess : Combinations in the Openings (1942) ByJ. DuMont

200 Miniature Games of Chess : Combinations in the Openings (1942)
By J. DuMont

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Book Description: Philadelphia, David McKay Company, 1942. Binding is
Hardcover. 287p. Previous owner's bookplate name inside front cover.
Edges slightly worn; Front hinge loose, else very good condition.
Pages are clean, intact and unmarked. There is no dust jacket.


About the Author:
Julius du Mont (December 15, 1881, Paris - April 7, 1956, Hastings,
England) was a pianist, piano teacher, chess player, journalist,
editor and writer. He studied music at the Frankfurt Conservatoire and
at Heidelberg, and became a concert pianist. He emigrated to England
as a young man and became a successful piano teacher. Amongst his
pupils was Edna Iles. He settled in London and also gained a
reputation as a strong chess player. He won club and county chess
championships in the period leading up to World War I, and showed his
mastery of the English language by writing a manual on the Lewis gun.
After the war, chess writing took up more and more of his time.
Perhaps his most famous work was 500 Master Games of Chess (1952),
written in collaboration with Savielly Tartakower.

For some years, du Mont was chess columnist of The Field and of the
Manchester Guardian. Between 1940 and 1949 he was general editor of
British Chess Magazine.

Bibliography

Chess Openings Illustrated
I Centre Counter Defence (1919)
II Centre and Danish Gambit (1920)
The Elements of Chess (1925)
The Basis of Combination in Chess (1938)
200 Miniature Games (1941)
More Miniature Games (1953)
500 Master Games of Chess (with Savielly Tartakower), two volumes
(1952)
100 Master Games of Chess (1954)

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