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