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2015 Chess Journalists of America Awards

MonteCongratulations to Peter J. Monté, whose The Classical Era of Modern Chess received honorable mention in this year’s Chess Journalists of America Awards! This study examines chess from the late 15th century into the 1640s, paying special attention to key developments in the medieval period and later. At 616 pages, with a glossary, appendices, bibliography, an exhaustive index and more than 150 illustrations, it is the definitive overview of a transformative era in the history of chess.