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by Gareth Williams

Author: Gareth Williams
Subcategory: Antiques & Collectibles
Language: English
Publisher: Apple Press (October 16, 2000)
Pages: 160 pages
Category: Hobbies and Home
Rating: 4.5
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The book features 30 of the most influential chess sets. The author is the British historian Gareth Williams.

The book features 30 of the most influential chess sets. Even movie stills are included showing how chess has been used as a dramatic aid to story development.

Gareth Williams is the owner of one of the most extensive collections of chess memorabilia in Europe, a collection that . This is a fine, 158-page book on the artistry of chess from its beginnings in 600 AD all the way up to the year 2000.

Gareth Williams is the owner of one of the most extensive collections of chess memorabilia in Europe, a collection that includes sets, boards, clocks, cards, prints, photos, ceramics, and more. He is the author of The Amazing Book of Chess and is also a regular contributor to Chess Monthly and The Chess Collector magazines.

A beautiful tribute to the artistry of the game of chess, this gorgeous gift book is devoted to the art and design of the individual pieces in a chess set. The focus is on magnificent pieces from around the world, both ancient and modern.

Through the ages, chess has served as more than a simple recreational. Written by collector and chess expert Gareth Williams, and fully illustrated with examples of some of the most beautiful and famous chess sets from all over the world, Master Pieces is the ideal gift for chess players everywhere.

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Earth and Minbar both lie in ruins. This is "Babylon Five" spin-off fiction, using the characters and situations of the television show, written on an amateur basis by a fan of the show. However, the sheer quality of the plotting and the writing set this work apart from the usual run of "fan fiction" and clearly establish Gareth Williams as a major storytelling talent.

Gareth Wyn Williams (26 September 1978 – c. 16 August 2010) was a Welsh mathematician and employee of GCHQ seconded to the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6). 16 August 2010) was a Welsh mathematician and employee of GCHQ seconded to the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6) who was found dead in suspicious circumstances at a Security Service safe house flat in Pimlico, London, on 23 August 2010. The inquest found that his death was "unnatural and likely to have been criminally mediated. A subsequent Metropolitan Police re-investigation concluded that Williams's death was "probably an accident"

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Gareth Williams is a well-known and respected figure in the world of chess

Gareth Williams is a well-known and respected figure in the world of chess. An experienced tournament and club player in the UK, he is also a chess teacher and a regular contributor to chess magazines, writing on the game's history, a subject on which he is a recognised authority. He is a founder member of Chess Collectors International and became Vice President of the organisation in 1984.

Gareth Patrick Williams is an Irish composer working as the first composer in residence for Scottish Opera. His work spans from opera to chamber music Originally from Armagh, Williams moved to Glasgow after studying music at Queen"s University, Belfast

Gareth Patrick Williams is an Irish composer working as the first composer in residence for Scottish Opera. His work spans from opera to chamber music Originally from Armagh, Williams moved to Glasgow after studying music at Queen"s University, Belfast. In 2008 he was awarded his doctorate from the University of Street Andrews. He taught composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland until 2012, and since then works as a freelance composer.

This text explores the long history of chess with a mix of historical fact and colourful anecdote. The book features 30 of the most influential chess sets, because the chess pieces themselves tell a story of war, revolution, peace and religion, technology, art and sport.