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Unicorn Variation (1981) [Novelette]
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A man must figure out how to win a high stakes chess game with a mythical creature.

Originally published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, 13 April 1981.

Reprinted in:

  • Unicorn Variations (1983)
  • The Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982 (1986)
  • Tales from the Spaceport Bar (1987)
  • Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991)
  • Hugo and Nebula Award Winners from Asimovís Science Fiction (1995)
  • The Fantasy Hall of Fame (1998)
  • The Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal (1998)

Original title: Unicorn Variation
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionFantasyA BestiaryMythical Beasts

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Unicorns! (1982) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stephen Donaldson , Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Harlan Ellison , Larry Niven , L. Sprague de Camp , Vonda N. McIntyre , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Gene Wolfe , T.H. White , Jack Dann , Gardner R. Dozois , Thomas Burnett Swann , Eric Norden , Frank Owen , Beverly Evans
     Unicorn Variations (1983) [Collection]
      Author: Roger Zelazny
     Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , George R. R. Martin , Poul Anderson , John Varley , Clifford D. Simak , Gordon R. Dickson , Barry B. Longyear
     Tales from the Spaceport Bar (1987) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Roger Zelazny , Isaac Asimov , John Gregory Betancourt , Lord Dunsany , Larry Niven , L. Sprague de Camp , Spider Robinson , Henry Kuttner , Fletcher Pratt , Robert Silverberg , Algis Budrys , Avram Davidson , Steven Barnes , Darrell Schweitzer , John M. Ford , Randall Garrett , George H. Scithers , R. A. Lafferty , Gardner R. Dozois , Barry B. Longyear , Margaret St. Clair , Grendel Briarton , Janet O. Jeppson
     Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , Harlan Ellison , George Alec Effinger , Mike Resnick , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Avram Davidson , Esther M. Friesner , Nina Kiriki Hoffman , John Collier , Anthony Boucher , Ron Goulart , William Tenn , Horace. L. Gold , Theodore R. Cogswell , Harvey Jacobs , Marvin Kaye , Daniel P. Dern
     Hugo and Nebula Award Winners from Asimovís Science Fiction (1995) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , George R. R. Martin , Octavia E. Butler , Greg Bear , Lucius Shepard , Lawrence Watt-Evans , John Varley , Nancy Kress , Pat Murphy , Mike Resnick , Connie Willis , Pamela Sargent , Gardner R. Dozois , Janet Kagan , Terry Bisson , Suzy McKee Charnas , Geoffrey A. Landis
     Unexplained: Stories of the Paranormal, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Robert A. Heinlein , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Ramsey Campbell , C. J. Cherryh , Arthur Machen , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Olaf Stapledon , Richard Laymon , J. G. Ballard , Ian Watson , Graham Masterton , Basil Copper , Gerald Kersh , David J. Schow
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , Shirley Jackson , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Lucius Shepard , Peter S. Beagle , Poul Anderson , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Jorge Luis Borges , R. A. Lafferty , Anthony Boucher , Horace. L. Gold , Terry Bisson , Margaret St. Clair , Ted Chiang

Edition #1: Unicorn Variation

Unicorn Variation (1981)
Awards: Hugo: Novellette (1982)
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Language: English

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