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Chess Bitch: Women in the Ultimate Intellectual Sport
     

Chess Bitch: Women in the Ultimate Intellectual Sport

by Jennifer Shahade
 
Through interviews with and observations of young women chess players, Shahade, the 2004 US Women's Chess Champion, offers a look at the gender bias in the extremely competitive world of chess. She also introduces readers to a fascinating cast of characters, including the Polgar sisters, who refused to play in separate women's tournaments, and the current Women's

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Through interviews with and observations of young women chess players, Shahade, the 2004 US Women's Chess Champion, offers a look at the gender bias in the extremely competitive world of chess. She also introduces readers to a fascinating cast of characters, including the Polgar sisters, who refused to play in separate women's tournaments, and the current Women's World Champion, Antoaneta Stefanova. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890085094
Publisher:
Silman-James Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
478,140
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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