Books with "Living Chess"

Beskrivning
Books in which characters take the roles of chess pieces in combat, intrigue, or even dance.
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7,744 medlemmar
124 recensioner
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Edward, hailelib, foggidawn, paradoxosalpha, ijustgetbored, prosfilaes, norabelle414, souloftherose, ManWithAnAgenda
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Like Poliphilo, Alice plays chess in her dreams.
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132,311 medlemmar
2,035 recensioner
½ 4.3
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5,008 medlemmar
48 recensioner
½ 3.7
3 Members
paradoxosalpha, ijustgetbored, ManWithAnAgenda
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Clearly derived from the Hypnerotomachia.
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340 medlemmar
9 recensioner
½ 3.7
2 Members
lquilter, spiphany
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85 medlemmar
1 recension
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2 Members
paradoxosalpha, spiphany
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: I haven't read this one yet, but I must!
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1,456 medlemmar
15 recensioner
½ 3.5
2 Members
hailelib, paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: It's Martian chess, or Jetan, of course--but the title still says "Chessmen." A seminal living chess arena battle.
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4,858 medlemmar
136 recensioner
½ 3.7
2 Members
paradoxosalpha, norabelle414
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Features an enigmatic ages-spanning conspiracy constructed around chess.
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1,137 medlemmar
23 recensioner
½ 4.6
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754 medlemmar
8 recensioner
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paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Probably the earliest instance of the trope: the chess ballet in the court of Queen Eleuterylida.
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691 medlemmar
11 recensioner
3.8
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spiphany
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130 medlemmar
3 recensioner
3.1
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392 medlemmar
6 recensioner
4.2
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paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Takes place in the "Antipodes," an island country populated by animate game pieces.
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784 medlemmar
13 recensioner
½ 3.7
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paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Epigrams for each chapter give the chess perspective. The earliest espionage-as-chess novel?
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286 medlemmar
5 recensioner
3.1
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paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Unfortunately, the chess adventure was over by the end of the eighth chapter out of twenty.
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1,129 medlemmar
75 recensioner
4.1
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paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Riffing on Through the Looking-Glass, this volume finds September promoted from Knight to Bishop, now in her "slantwise" struggle with the Queen of Fairyland-Beneath, who is her own own severed shadow.
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106 medlemmar
5 recensioner
½ 3.7
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paradoxosalpha
Förklaringar
paradoxosalpha: Somewhat secondhand, by way of Through the Looking-Glass, but with fairy chess yet! A countess is a piece with a double knight's move (201).
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13 medlemmar
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1,326 medlemmar
202 recensioner
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