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Good tactics/strategy chess books

  • #1

    List of chess books.

  • #2

    Yasser Seirawan's "Winning Chess Tactics" and "Winning Chess Strategies".

  • #3

    I have been reading many of Jeremy Silmans books lately. He has an excellent writing style for chess instruction.

  • #4

    Understanding Chess Tactics.

  • #5

    Streetfighting Chess by him

  • #6

      Maybe Simple Chess. Check the reviews at amazon.com.

  • #7

    Streetfighting Chess by Jeremy Silman.

  • #8

    My System of Streetfighting by Aron Nimzovich

  • #9

    Winning Chess Streetfights had good reviews as well.

  • #10

    "Winning Chess - How to See Three Moves Ahead

  • #11

    Paul Keres:  Not just Paul the Second! by Noreaster

  • #12

    Chess Tactics by Paul Littlewood is an excellent tactics primer which can be picked up cheaply second hand on Abebooks

    Sharpen your chess tactics in 7 days by Gary Lane is also a good book covering tactics in the opening, middlegame and endings

    Improve your chess tactics by Yakov Neishtadt is when you want to go further and is a highly regarded book.

  • #13
    gnuvince wrote:

    Yasser Seirawan's "Winning Chess Tactics" and "Winning Chess Strategies".


  • #14

    Martin Weteshnik - Understanding Chess Tactics.

  • #15

    Hellsten Mastering Chess Strategy

  • #16

    Learn Chess Tactics by John Nunn

    My System by Aron Nimzowitsch

  • #17

    I would be more interested in those two if you switched authors.

  • #18

    Thank you all for your kind suggestions!

  • #19

    Tactics book

    Chess Tactics for Champion by Polgar

    Winning Chess Tactics by Seirawan

    Ultimate Chess Puzzle book by Emms

    1001 Deadly Checkmates by Nunn


    Strategy Book

    Winning Chess Startegy by Seirawan

    Chess Secrets: Giant of Strategy by McDonald

    Chess Strategy For Club Players by Grooten

  • #20


    My System - Nimzowitsch

    The Middlegame I & II - Euwe

    Modern Chess Strategy - Pachman

    Questions of modern chess theory - Lipnitsky

    Chess Middlegame Planning - Romanowsky

    The Art of Middlegame - Keres & Kotov

    Judgement and Planning in chess - Euwe

    Play like a Grandmaster - Kotov

    Secrets of modern chess strategy - Watson

    Secrets of Positional Chess - Marovic

    Understanding Pawn Play in Chess - Marovic

    Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess - Marovic

    Pawn structure chess - Soltis

    Improve your chess by learning from the champions - Lars Bo Hansen

    Learn from the legends - Marin

    Winning pawn structures - Baburin

    How to choose a chess move - Soltis

    Chess Strategy for club players - Grooten

    How to Reassess your Chess 4ª Ed - Silman



    Art of Attack in Chess - Vukovic

    The Art of Sacrifice in chess - Rudolph Spielmann

    Kombinationen - Kurt Richter

    Combinations in the middlegame - Bondarevsky

    Middlegame combinations - Romanovsky

    Attacking Manual I & II - Aagard

    Storming the Barricades - Larry Christiansen

    Rocking the Ramparts - Larry Christiansen

    Excelling at Combinational Play - Aagard

    The Art of combinations - Blokh

    Chess School 2- The Manual of Chess Combinations  - Ivashchenko

    Chess School 3 - The Manual of Chess Combinations  - Mazja

    Anthology of Chess Combinations - Informator

    How to Calculate Chess Tactics - Beim

    Dynamic chess strategy - Suba

    The Inner game of chess - Soltis

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