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Kings Gambit: A Son, a Father, and the Worlds Most Dangerous Game Paul Hoffman

Kings Gambit: A Son, a Father, and the Worlds Most Dangerous Game

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ISBN : 9781401300975
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448 pages
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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 Kings Gambit, he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state ofMoreAs a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness.In Kings 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. Its also a father and son story, as Hoffman grapples with the bizarre legacy of his own dad, who haunts Hoffmans game and life.