Wednesday, 28 March 2018

National Chess Library

Here is a new image of the layout of the bookcases in the ECF Offices at Battle,
with the bookcases numbered 1 to 49.



And a key to the present subject arrangement.

READING ROOM AND OFFICE
1-2 History, 3-6 Game Collections, 7-10 Openings
11-14 English Periodicals 15 Office Use
16-17 Middle Game 18 Endgame 19 Problems
20 Variants 21-22 Archive

ROOM 8
23-25 Introductory Books 26 Office Use
27 Russian 28-30 East European 31 Multilingual
32-34 German 35 Braille 36 Library Catalogues
37-38 West European 39 French
40 Chess Handbooks 41-42 Reference
43 World Championship 44 UK Regional
45 Year Books 46-49 Tournaments.


1 comment:

  1. Have I tracked the BCVS collection correctly: it was transferred to the ECF, where it had a temporary home with U Brighton at Hastings, now at ECF in Battle?


    An update would be helpful here:
    https://www.ecforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=7429
    https://www.ecforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=7115&start=30

    Other mentions I found:
    http://www.mayhematics.com/s/s.htm
    https://www.englishchess.org.uk/national-chess-library/

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