Grandmaster of Avant-Garde: The Chess Art of Galina Satonina
Galina Satonina (1905-2000) was the leading chess painter of the Soviet era. Several times the women's chess champion of Kazan and Tatarstan, she saw life as a game of chess, and her paintings speak the language of Caissa. She painted world champions and other famous players, from early stars Philidor, Morphy and Anderssen, to Fischer, Karpov and Kasparov
This full-color book, based on original paintings from museums and private collections, has been compiled by Dr. Vladimir Kudryavtsev, who has published many volumes on national and regional visual art of the Soviet and pre-Soviet periods.