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Title: Schachnovelle Title Record # 2655684
Author: Stefan Zweig
Date: 1942-12-07
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: novella
Webpages: Wikipedia-DE, Wikipedia-EN
Language: German
Note: SFE previously referred to the events of this novella as being "a Chess match between the Robot world champion and a cosmopolitan", changed to "the idiot-savant world champion". (The person in question, Czentovic, is "the son of a poor South Slavonian boatman", not a robot.) Contains no genre elements or context, although it was included in a Romanian sf magazine.
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1991 English The Royal Game
2006Translated by Anthea Bell, first appearance of this translation was 2006.
English Chess
Year Language Title
1957Translated by J. Popper
Romanian
Jucătorul de șah (part 1 of 2)?Jucatorul de sah (part 1 of 2)
1957Translated by J. Popper
Romanian
Jucătorul de șah (part 2 of 2)?Jucatorul de sah (part 2 of 2)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #47?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #47
1957-07-01 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
 
Lei 1?Lei: Romanian leu
32
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  
Colecția "Povestiri științifico-fantastice", #48?Colectia "Povestiri stiintifico-fantastice", #48
1957-07-10 ed. Adrian Rogoz
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
 
Lei 1?Lei: Romanian leu
32
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  
Sinister Gambits: Chess Stories of Murder and Mystery 1991-09-26 ed. Richard Peyton Souvenir Press 0-285-63052-0
14.99?: UK pound
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Chess 2006-01-26 Stefan Zweig Penguin Books 978-0-14-196506-2    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
Chess 2017-06-01 Stefan Zweig Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-241-30516-4
4.99?: UK pound
83
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap Hugo Koeke  
Chess date unknown Stefan Zweig Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-241-30516-4
4.99?: UK pound
83
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap Hugo Koeke Checkmark
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