A Son, a Father, and the World's Most Dangerous Game
A non fiction book by Paul Hoffman
As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness. In King's Gambit, he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story of his own attempt to get his game back up to master level - without losing his mind. It's also a father and son story, as Hoffman grapples with the bizarre legacy of his own dad, who haunts Hoffman's game and life.
Used availability for Paul Hoffman 2's King's Gambit
September 2007 : USA Hardback
September 2008 : USA Paperback
September 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition