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Gerald Abrahams (15 April 1907 — 15 March 1980) was an English chess player, author and barrister.

He is best known for the "Abrahams Defence" of the Semi-Slav, also known as the Abrahams-Noteboom variation:1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.e3 b5 6.a4 Bb4 7.Bd2 a5 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 Bb7 (ECO D31)

In 1933 he was third at Hastings in the British Championship, after Mir Sultan Khan and Theodore Tylor.

He was known as a strong blindfold player. In 1934 he took on four strong Irish players, playing blindfold, at the Belgravia Hotel in Belfast, winning two games and drawing two.

In the Anglo-Soviet radio match of 1946 he scored +1 –1 against Viacheslav Ragozin on board 10.

He is the author of several chess books, including Teach Yourself Chess (1948),The Chess Mind (1951), Handbook of Chess (1960), Technique in Chess (1961), Test Your Chess (1963), The Pan Book of Chess (1966), Not Only Chess (1974), and Brilliancies in Chess (1977).

Other books by Abrahams include Law Affecting Police and Public (1938), Law Relating to Hire Purchase (1939), Ugly Angel (1940), Retribution (1941), Day of Reckoning (1943), World Turns Left (1943), Conscience Makes Heroes (1945), Lunatics and Lawyers (1951), Law for Writers and Journalists (1958), According to the Evidence (1958), The Legal Mind (1954), The Jewish Mind (1961), Brains in Bridge (1962), Police Questioning: The Judges' Rules (1964), Let's Look at Israel (1966), Trade Unions and the Law (1968), and Morality and the Law (1971),
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Total Books: 20
Chess
1980 - Chess [Teach Yourself] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780340264171
ISBN-10: 0340264179
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Ty Chess
1980 - Ty Chess (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780679103547
ISBN-10: 0679103546
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Brains in Bridge
1977 - Brains in Bridge [Teach yourself books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340222386
ISBN-10: 0340222387
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Brilliance in Chess
1977 - Brilliance in Chess (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780273000341
ISBN-10: 0273000349
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Test Your Chess
1975 - Test Your Chess (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780330243360
ISBN-10: 0330243365
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Technique in Chess
1973 - Technique in Chess (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486229539
ISBN-10: 048622953X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Chess
1973 - Chess (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780340055441
ISBN-10: 0340055448
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Pan Book of Chess
1970 - Pan Book of Chess [Pan Original] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780330230735
ISBN-10: 0330230735
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Not only chess A selection of chessays
Not Only Chess a Selection of Chessays (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780047940057
ISBN-10: 0047940050
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Chess Mind
The Chess Mind (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140460469
ISBN-10: 0140460462
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Trade unions  the law
Trade Unions the Law (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780304915996
ISBN-10: 0304915998
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CHESS MIND
Chess Mind (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780340202333
ISBN-10: 0340202335
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Teach Yourself Chess
Teach Yourself Chess (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486218328
ISBN-10: 0486218325
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Morality and the Law
Morality and the Law (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780714506623
ISBN-10: 0714506621
Genre: Law
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