About the Author
Eric Schiller is an American chess player, trainer, arbiter and one of the most prolific authors of books on chess in the 20th century. Schiller was arbiter for the Kasparov-Kramnik World Chess Championship match in 2000. He has often been a news reporter, reporting on Chess Olympiads and World Chess Championship matches. Schiller was the arbiter for the Staunton Memorial tournament in London in 2005, 2007 and 2008. Schiller has written over 100 chess books, more than any other author of the genre in the 20th century except Fred Reinfeld and Raymond Keene.