Shady Side – The Life and Crimes – hardback.


Shady Side by John S.Hilbert, published by Caissa Editions.


A chronicle of America’s most notorious chess master based on many of his own papers.

Includes a detailed story of his life, his loves, his cons, and his many chess experiences in a 60 year career. along with 570 of his games (some with full notes). Much US chess history and some excellent photos are a notable part of the book.

This book won the Chess Cafe ‘Book of the Year’ award . Hardback 481 pages. Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.5 inches, 966g.

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