Dictionary of Modern Chess Author:Byrne J. Horton Absolutely a must have for chess lovers, this book not only embraces classical terminology, but also those term coined and utilized by chess writers and players. The book also incorporates biographical sketches of chess players whose names has become part of our chess heritage. The influences and contributions of these chess notables have been a... more »lso identified and defined within their biographical sketches.
The definitions presented in this dictionary have several facets: Etymological definitions that are concerned with the origin or derivation of the words or terms which are being defined. Logical definitions to indicate generic terms with their specific differences. Functional definitions to show the purposes, powers, and actions of what is being defined. Historical definitions for those terms that can be better understood by indicating their historical evolution.« less