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Top 10 Chess Books to Own


  • 4 months ago · Quote · #121

    hot_as_the_sun

    NYET

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #122

    CrecyWar

    See my chess books for sale on e-ba*. type in my novel title in to the search bar, " Living in the Time of Wolves " then check out my " See other items". I am selling several boxes of chess books. I have at least 6-7 more boxes to put up. Thanks. *=yTongue Out

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #123

    Forktime

    Kk im a rather new, (2 month) 14 year old who loves to play chess. I think im pretty good for the time i trained. What books would you recommend, and where would i get them from?

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #124

    NachtWulf

    Pachman's Complete Chess Strategy, as well as any general endgame book. You can probably order them online or possibly find them (or similar texts) at your local chess club.

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #125

    Forktime

    I dont have a local chess club

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #126

    baddogno

    Here are a few threads discussing beginner books.  Scary thought, but all these threads are archived...

    http://www.chess.com/forum/search?keyword=Beginner+chess+books

    And here is Coach Heisman's book list:

    http://danheisman.home.comcast.net/~danheisman/Events_Books/General_Book_Guide.htm#anthologies

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #127

    ek2112

    Agree with baddogno Dan Heisman's list is a good place to start.

  • 3 months ago · Quote · #128

    Alec92

    beebejoe wrote:

    What are your top 10 chess books that are worth buying?

    Thanks

    KarlsBad 1907 by Georg Marco and Carl Schlechter (one of the greatest tournament books ever)

    My System by Aaron Nimzovitch (new edition 2006)

    De Labourdannais vs Mcdonald 1834 by Cary Utterberg

    My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer

    300 Chess Games by Siegbert Tarrasch

    Laskers Manual by Emmanual Lasker

    The Chess Sacrifice Technique Art and Risk by Vladmir Vokovic

    Schlechter's Chess Games by Tom Crain

    Adolph Anderssen Master of Attack by Sid Picard

    The Life and Games of Akiva Rubinstein by Donaldson and Minev

  • 6 days ago · Quote · #129

    VM74

    I'd recommend

    Secrets of modern chess strategy by John Watson. Really loved it!


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