(Chess before Steinitz). History of chess after 1500, mainly in the 19th century. The books includes description of chess events, development of chess and many annotated games of the best players of the time - Philidor, La Bourdonnais, Staunton, Anderssen, Morphy, Petrov, Urusov, Jaenisch and others. First edition was in 1961, this is the Second, unchanged edition. Series Shakhmatny universitet no.104.