Biography

The pictorial biography brings together the following: a substantial 250-page biographical text featuring newly-discovered documents and correspondence; un unprecedented collection of over 600 quality photographs, artwork and rare illustrations; and a rigorous selection of 600 tournament games and 200 games from simultaneous or other displays.

All games are annotated in collaboration with Tin Jingyao, a prodigious grandmaster-level talent, with an emphasis on their instructional value.

With a balanced assortment of photographs and games, the biography aims to be a well-rounded visual reader and an attractive vade mecum to learn more about the life and work of one of the greatest chess prodigies of all-time.