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Title: The Chessplayers Title Record # 44892
Author: Charles L. Harness
Date: 1953-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Members of a chess club debate whether a chess-playing rat is good enough to hold an exhibition.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1954Translated by Abraham Cadabra (sic)
French
Les joueurs d'échecs?Les joueurs d'echecs
[as by Charles D. Harness]
1970Translated by Antonio Bellomi
Italian I giocatori di scacchi
1971Translated by Birgit Ress-Bohusch.
German Schachspieler
1978Translated by Mieke Meuldrager-Ezelin
Dutch De schakers [as by Charles Harness]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1953 1953-10-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Emsh Checkmark
Fiction, #4 1954-03-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA  
F100?F: French frank
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Jean Maroquène Checkmark
The Rose 1966-00-00 Charles L. Harness Compact Books F295
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Science Fiction Oddities 1966-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion S1311
$0.75?$: US dollar
256
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Don Punchatz Checkmark
The Rose 1968-00-00 Charles L. Harness Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98049-4
18/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Rose 1969-00-00 Charles L. Harness Panther 0-586-02879-X
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
158
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Rose 1969-00-00 Charles L. Harness Panther 0-586-02879-X
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
158
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Rose 1969-01-00 Charles L. Harness Berkley Medallion X1648
$0.60?$: US dollar
142
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Science Fiction Oddities 1969-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-082-0
21/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
x+
156
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Galassia #112 1970-02-15 ed. Vittorio Curtoni, Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 112
Lit 350?Lit: Italian lira
174
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Ferruccio Alessandri  
Die Rose 1971-00-00 Charles L. Harness Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3242) 3242
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
143
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Atelier Heinrichs & Bachmann Checkmark
Science Fiction Special (4) 1971-05-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #4) 0-283-48475-6
£1.50?£: UK pound
190+
191+
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Out of This World 10 1973-00-00 ed. Michael Pearson, Amabel Williams-Ellis Blackie 0-216-89379-8   190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jim Russell  
Histoires à rebours 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   414
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Tijdval en andere sf-verhalen 1978-00-00 Charles Harness Meulenhoff (M=SF #134) 90-290-0947-0   365
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Histoires à rebours?Histoires a rebours
1978-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   414
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Pierre Faucheux  
The Best Animal Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1979-00-00 ed. Donald J. Sobol Frederick Warne 0-7232-6169-5
$8.95?$: US dollar
195
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
The Rose 1981-00-00 Charles L. Harness Granada 0-586-02879-X   158
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Histoires à rebours 1984-11-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   414
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Philippe Adamov Checkmark
The Rose 1993-03-00 Charles L. Harness Lightyear Press 0-89968-341-X    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
An Ornament to His Profession 1998-08-00 Charles L. Harness NESFA Press 1-886778-09-4
$25.00?$: US dollar
537
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James Stanley Daugherty Checkmark
An Ornament to His Profession 1999-02-00 Charles L. Harness NESFA Press 1-886778-09-4
$25.00?$: US dollar
537
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James Stanley Daugherty Checkmark
An Ornament to His Profession 2015-07-30 Charles L. Harness Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12444-8
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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