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The Jewish Chronicle - - ARTS&BOOKS -

Daniel John­son’s White King and Red Queen (At­lantic, £22) tells an ex­cit­ing story with a board game at its cen­tre. But this of course is not just any board gam game. Sub­ti­tled “How the Cold war was Fought on the Chess­board”, it cap­tures the drama of the un­for­get­tably tense and tetchy Spassky vs Fis­cher con­test in Reyk­javik of 1972, and much much more, in­clud­ing the ex­tremely sig­nif­i­cant Jewish fac­tor

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