Jimmy Adams In The Treasury of Chess Lore, compiled by Fred Reinfeld, a long time ago I read an article ‘Recollections of Alekhine’ by Harry Golombek, which included the following sensational revelation: ‘. . . I was the editor of the book Alekhine wrote…Read More
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