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Book Information: Royal Game, the

Royal Game, the (1941) [Novella]
by Stefan Zweig Rating: Weighted - 8.3 / Average - 8.6 of 10 (7 votes) (Rate!)
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Travelers by ship from New York to Buenos Aires find that on board with them is the world champion of chess, an arrogant and unfriendly man. They come together to try their skills against him and are soundly defeated. Then a mysterious passenger steps forward to advise them and their fortunes change. How he came to possess his extraordinary grasp of the game of chess and at what cost lie at the heart of Zweig's story.

Original title: Schachnovelle
Alternative titles: Chess Story
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Royal Game and Other Stories (1981) [Collection]
      Author: Stefan Zweig

Edition #1: Chess

Chess (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Anthea Bell
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Manifested in:

Chess (January 26, 2006)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141023373
Dimensions: 4.8 x 6.2 x 0.3 in
Pages: 80

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Edition #2: Chess Story

Chess Story (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Joel Rotenberg
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Manifested in:

Chess Story (2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590171691
Dimensions: 5 x 7.8 x 0.3 in
Pages: 104

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Edition #3: The Royal Game

The Royal Game (1944)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Benjamin W. Huebsch
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Manifested in:

The Royal Game (July 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1901285111
Pages: 79

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