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On chess.com i am always somewhere between 1180-1350 but i think i am a higher player then that. in real life im a 1300. Are these books good for me or too advanced? any comments?
Think like a grandmaster- ALexander Kotov
Fischer- 60 most memorable games
Understanding chess move by move- John Nunn
Improve your chess now- Tisdall
Attacking chess (1995)- Josh Waitz
The art of logical thinking- Neil Mcdonald
Final theory of chess
Casablnaca- chess fundamentals- read it, it wasent great
Edward Lasker chess strategy
Art of the middle game - keres
Essential chess lessons- Steve Giddons
Art of attack in chess-vladimir vukovic
Silamns complete endgame course
amateur mind, reassasse your chess 3 and 4
You have quite a nice selection covering a wide range of chess topics at different levels.
Given the rating you cited, I would start with the Silman books, especially the endings. Endgame study, unlike opening theory, never goes out of style, and will repay itself many, many times.
Like the last poster, I give the McDonald book high marks.
Other players may throw stones at me, but the kotov book is overrated. On teh flip side, the Tisdall book is incredibly good.
Some of the books may be "over your head" in terms of rating, but unless you experience extreme frustration reading them, I think exposure to them is not a bad thing. You can always set them a side, come back to them and see what now makes sense.
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