The Thinkers (Hardcover)

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Description


The Thinkers is a visual tribute to the game of chess, showcasing the emotions, exertions and desires of the players, and conveying the mental intensity only chess can command. Included are some of the most iconic portraits of today's stars, as well as emotive shots of ordinary players from all over the world, with photos taken over the last five years in venues such as Mombasa, London, Chennai, Las Vegas, Baku and Sao Paulo.Llada's photographs capture the full richness and drama of the game, making this the most visually stunning book ever devoted to chess. "David Llada's pictures are full of life, and they are colourful even if black-and-white. Precisely as the game of chess itself." - GM Emil Sutovsky, ACP President.

About the Author


David Llada (born in Spain in 1978) has always been connected to the chess world, first as a professional chess journalist, publishing his contributions in all the world's major chess magazines. In recent times he has earned a reputation as the chess photographer, working as Official Photographer at the three most recent Olympiads.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781784830335
ISBN-10: 178483033X
Publisher: Quality Chess
Publication Date: January 7th, 2018
Pages: 208
Language: English