NABOKV-L post 0013341, Thu, 21 Sep 2006 18:17:22 -0700

The 1851 Anderssen-Kieseritzky chess game (The Defense)
I see the NYTimes Book Review of Sept 10, 2006, p 35 in a revirw of Davod Shenk mentions his discussion of the above game ("The Immortal") which VN mentiuons in his introduction to THE DEFENSE. I and others have discussed the relevance of thsi game to the novel. It might be worthwhile to look at the discussion in Shenk's book. Comments appreciated.

D. Barton Johnson

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