Chess Brilliants

Chess Brilliants

19th Century Chess Brilliance
by I.O. Howard Taylor

ISBN: 978-1-927179-58-1

US $7.99

A collection of 100 games from some of the greatest players of the Romantic Era.

Brilliancies by Morphy, Anderssen, Staunton, Steinitz and many others, from the time when checkmate was to goal, no matter the cost.

In this updated edition FM Shaun Press provides modern notes to some of the most interesting games that were selected by I.O. Howard Taylor for the original 1869 publication.

Included in this edition are
- Games by some of the greatest players of the period
- Well known classics and some hidden gems
- Twenty five games played at odds
- Sixteen tactical exercises selected from games by the original author
- and much more.


About the book

This book was previously published in 1869, without annotations and diagrams. The 2018 edition retains the original content, with the addition of modern annotations and diagrams. In the e+Books edition, you can play through all the material on the live board. Navigate the Contents by chapter. Games are indexed by player (White or Black).