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Foreword by John S. Hilbert      ix
Acknowledgments      x
Preface      xi
A Note to the Reader      xiii
Prologue      1
Part I: A Peddler’s Rise on the Lower East Side, 1871–1900
1. Coming to America, 1871 –1894      5
2. First Forays into Chess, 1895–1900      11
3. A Rising Blindfold Artist, 1898–1900      26
Part II: Among New York’s Best, 1901–1905
4. The Very Busy Year 1901      39
5. The NYSCA Midsummer Meeting, July 1902      68
6. A Manhattan Man, 1903–1905      88
7. Equitable Life Insurance Agent      105
8. More Chess in New York, July–November 1905      113
Part III: Marketing a Rich Man’s Gambit, 1903–1916
9. With Rice and His Gambit, 1903–1905      131
10. A Match with Napier, January 1906      147
11. King of New York, 1906–1907      157
12. The End of the Rice Brotherhood, 1908–1916      186
Part IV: The Last Years, 1929–1931
13. A Preëminent Chess Official, 1910–1928      215
14. A Last Game of Chess, 1929–1931      236
Epilogue      242
Appendix I: Finn’s Tournament Record      243
Appendix II: Finn’s Match Record      244
Appendix III: Finn’s Simultaneous Exhibitions Record      245
Appendix IV: Finn’s Blindfold Simultaneous Exhibitions Record      247
Chapter Notes      249
Selected Bibliography      259
Index to Finn’s Games (game numbers)      261
Index of Openings—Finn’s Games (game numbers)      262
Index of Supplementary Games and Positions (page numbers)      263
Index of Supplementary Game Openings (page numbers)      264
Index of Tables      265
Index to Illustrations      266
General Index      267

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