A lot of information from the chess history, articles of renowned chess historians and authors, 413 games, many annotated, biographical info, tournaments, crosstables, indexes of players + openings. From the content of volume 17: Chess Archives: Early Yates II, 1907-08 (by V. Fiala, 92 pages); S. Lipschutz (Hilbert). Chess Biographies: M Chigorin 1880-81 (Fiala, 40p); W. Maczuski (Gillam, 70p). Forgotten Chess Tournaments: The 10th District of Columbia ch. 1939 (Fiala + Ansel, 40p); Graz 1890 (Bottlik + Gillam). Classical Chess Matches: Dubois-Wyvill 1845-46 (Zavatarelli); Euwe-Keres 1939/40 (Fiala). Great Chess Players: Staunton, Morphy, Lasker, Steinitz Alekhine, Capablanca (Fiala, 112p). Correspondence Chess: The Continental Tournament 1894-98, I (Fiala, 40p). Women's Chess: Louisa Matilda Ballard Fagan (Fiala). Chess Research (Fiala, Gillam), incl. content of the Quarterly 9-16. Chess Miscellany no.401-425. Chess Problems: 1916 Rice Mem. problem tourney (Pallier). Chess Reviews.