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by Catherine Glynn
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what's a good alternative to the DRUEKE 8" travel magnetic chess set ?
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: what's a good alternative to the DRUEKE 8" travel magnetic chess set ?

Thanks.

Yes, I did look at that one already but it doesn't have the raised edges.

My husband has the plastic set where the board is built into the base of the box and thus has a 2cm raised edge which makes it easy to hold vertically.
by Catherine Glynn
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what's a good alternative to the DRUEKE 8" travel magnetic chess set ?
Replies: 2
Views: 239

what's a good alternative to the DRUEKE 8" travel magnetic chess set ?

I'm trying to replace my husband's Drueke 8"/20cm travel magnetic set but it's no longer in production. Amongst its attractions: 1) Easy to hold at an angle/vertically when studying, due to size and the raised sides ( it's a boxed set) 2) Discarded pieces fit around the edge of the board Does anyone...
by Catherine Glynn
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: WANTED - Chess Stars - Mikhail Tal Games vol. IV 1982-1992
Replies: 0
Views: 392

WANTED - Chess Stars - Mikhail Tal Games vol. IV 1982-1992

If anyone has the fourth volume in this Chess Stars series of Tal's games (ISBN 9548782049), which you are willing to sell for a reasonable price, please do contact me by either PM or at glynnsbooks@gmail.com I'm also happy to buy the set of four volumes if you prefer not to split them up. Many than...
by Catherine Glynn
Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: WANTED - Batsford algebraic edition of Winning Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
Replies: 6
Views: 659

Re: WANTED - Batsford algebraic edition of Winning Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld

Thank you Richard, yes I've seen this but I don't consider it a sensible price for my customer.
by Catherine Glynn
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: WANTED - Batsford algebraic edition of Winning Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld
Replies: 6
Views: 659

WANTED - Batsford algebraic edition of Winning Chess by Chernev & Reinfeld

If anyone has a copy of this book ( Published 2013, ISBN 9781849941105) which you are willing to sell for a sensible price, please PM or email me at glynnsbooks@gmail.com Please note that I am only interested in the algebraic edition. I've got stacks of the old Descriptive versions already ! Thanks....
by Catherine Glynn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 43268

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Catherine Glynn wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:27 pm
Does anyone have a contact email/tel. for the organisers? I've been looking but can't seem to find one . Or do I have to write to Agon in Moscow?
Forget it, just found the contacts.
CG
by Catherine Glynn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 43268

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Does anyone have a contact email/tel. for the organisers? I've been looking but can't seem to find one . Or do I have to write to Agon in Moscow?
by Catherine Glynn
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: WANTED - Bent Larsen's Good Move Guide
Replies: 5
Views: 883

WANTED - Bent Larsen's Good Move Guide

If anyone has a copy you would like to sell for a sensible price, please contact me either by PM or glynnsbooks@gmail.com

Plus, as always, I'm looking to buy chess book collections, large or small.

Thanks !
by Catherine Glynn
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: WANTED - Silman + Palliser opening books
Replies: 0
Views: 672

WANTED - Silman + Palliser opening books

I'm looking for a couple of opening books: 1) Jeremy Silman - A Complete Black Repertoire , Chess Digest 1986 ( Descriptive notation) 2) Richard Palliser - Play 1 d4! , Batsford, 2003. ( I know there is an e-version but I need the Pb) If anyone has these and is willing to part with them for a sensib...
by Catherine Glynn
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: Jovanka Houska's Novel
Replies: 22
Views: 3491

Re: Jovanka Houska's Novel

Sicilian Love (Polugaevsky)
by Catherine Glynn
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Portland Chess Sets
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Re: Portland Chess Sets

Yes, I've got one (The Twin Portland Chess & Draughts Board) but it's a bit grubby. You are welcome to it FOC and just pay postage (approx. £1.00). If you contact me at glynnsbooks@googlemail.com I can send you a couple of photos so that your friend can decide whether or not it's acceptable. Catheri...
by Catherine Glynn
Fri May 23, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: WANTED - chess books
Replies: 8
Views: 5759

Re: WANTED - chess books

Hello again:

I need to stock up on more chess books so if you or your club have a collection to sell, please contact me at glynnsbooks@googlemail.com or via PM.

Many thanks !
Catherine

http://www.abebooks.com/home/glynnsbooks

http://www.biblio.com/bookstore/glynns-books-norwich
by Catherine Glynn
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where is the chess in fiction thread please?
Replies: 40
Views: 5063

Re: where is the chess in fiction thread please?

There is a book on this subject, by Kester Svendsen, published way back in 1951. Chess Fiction in England to 1945: A Bibliography. Oklahoma, USA, 1951 289-314pp. Thanks, I'll have to try and find a copy - I've not come across it before. I'm slightly amazed that such a bibliography exists. I just tr...
by Catherine Glynn
Fri Oct 18, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where is the chess in fiction thread please?
Replies: 40
Views: 5063

Re: where is the chess in fiction thread please?

There is a book on this subject, by Kester Svendsen, published way back in 1951. Chess Fiction in England to 1945: A Bibliography. Oklahoma, USA, 1951 289-314pp. Thanks, I'll have to try and find a copy - I've not come across it before. I'm slightly amazed that such a bibliography exists. I just tr...