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    Chess Strategy Books

    Year of Publication
    1959 2014 1959 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Adam Hunt (2)
    2. Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
    3. Alexander Beliavsky (1)
    4. Alexei Suetin (1)
    5. Allen Russell (1)
    6. Amatzia Avni (2)
    7. Anatoly Karpov (1)
    8. Andrew Soltis (2)
    9. Angus Dunnington (2)
    10. Aron Nimzowitsch (2)
    11. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
    12. Daniel Naroditsky (1)
    13. Drazen Marovic (1)
    14. Edward Lasker (1)
    15. Efstratios Grivas (2)
    16. Eric Schiller (2)
    17. Eric Schiller (2)
    18. Fred Wilson (1)
    19. Gary Lane (3)
    20. Gerald Abrahams (1)
    21. Guido Kern (1)
    22. Herman Grooten (1)
    23. Irving Chernev (1)
    24. Israel Gelfer (1)
    25. Ivan Sokolov (1)
    26. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    27. Jacob Aagaard (7)
    28. Jacob Aagaard (6)
    29. James Plaskett (1)
    30. Jeff Coakley (2)
    31. Jeremy Silman (1)
    32. Joel Johnson (1)
    33. Johan Hellsten (3)
    34. John Hall (1)
    35. John Nunn (1)
    36. John Rice (1)
    37. John Shaw (1)
    38. John Watson (1)
    39. Jurgen Kaufeld (1)
    40. Larry Parr (1)
    41. Lars Bo Hansen (1)
    42. Leonid Shamkovich (1)
    43. Lev Alburt (2)
    44. Lou Hays (1)
    45. Ludek Pachman (5)
    46. M. Blaine (1)
    47. Max Euwe (4)
    48. Michael Stean (1)
    49. Mihai Suba (1)
    50. Neil McDonald (3)
    51. Nikolay Yakovlev (1)
    52. Oleg Stetsko (1)
    53. Paul Motwani (2)
    54. Phil Adams (1)
    55. Robert Timmer (1)
    56. Sam Collins (2)
    57. Sam Palatnik (1)
    58. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    59. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    60. Simon Kay (2)
    61. Simon Williams (2)
    62. Todd Bardwick (1)
    63. Yaroslav Srokovski (1)
    64. Yasser Seirawan (3)
    65. Zenon Franco (2)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (45)
    2. AN - Algebraic (29)
    3. DN - Descriptive (12)
    Topics
    1. Strategy (2)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Comprehensive Chess Course (1)
    2. Move by Move (2)
    3. Starting Out (3)
    4. Winning Chess (3)

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    1. SHOPWORN - Creative Chess

      SHOPWORN - Creative Chess

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      Most chess books aim to guide and instruct by offering principles, rules, schemes and theories. Creative Chess, on the other hand, has a quite different and original approach. It firmly maintains that every chessplayer, whether amateur or master, is capable of creating something new in chess. After a discussion of the characteristics and processes of creativity, 10 central concepts, such as unusual positioning and functioning of pieces, alertness to subtle differences, absurd moves, and flexibility, are presented with a wealth of truly amazing examples to encourage the reader to broaden the horizons of his chess thinking.

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    2. Chess Praxis

      Chess Praxis

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      This book is Grandmaster Aron Nimzowitsch's companion volume to MY SYSTEM. This classic is one of the best selling and most instructive chess books of all time. Thousands of satisfied customers have used this book to improve their understanding of positional chess play.

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    3. C.O.O.L. Chess

      C.O.O.L. Chess

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      The sequel to H.O.T. Chess. Grandmaster Motwani continues to explain his easy-to-use approach to chess thinking, and shows how Creative Original Opening Lines can bring astonishing over-the-board success. The many brilliant games in this book includes victories by Motwani over some of the world's leading players, whom he has outwitted in the early stages of the game.

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    4. H.O.T. Chess

      H.O.T. Chess

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      The H.O.T. stands for Highly Original Thinking. The author's ideas extend beyond the situation on the board. He maximizes your strengths and exploits your opponent's weaknesses.

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    5. The Development of Chess Style

      The Development of Chess Style

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      An algebraic expanded revision of Euwe's 1968 edition examining the contributions of great players throughout history. Nunn brings you up-to-date over the last 30 years with the eras of Fischer, Karpov, and Kasparov. They assess the contributions of each great players in the way chess is played and approached.

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    6. Castling to Win

      Castling to Win

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      The king is the most valuable piece on the chessboard, yet many players - especially at club level - give little thought to where His Majesty should reside. This wide-ranging survey explains the dangers with leaving the King in the center, and the possible drawbacks to castling too early or on the wrong side. Castling can be an attacking move, as shown in many stunning examples. An expected castling is often devastating and can often determine the game on the spot. This practical manual includes entertaining examples of late castling and castling in studies. Learn More
    7. Winning with the English Opening

      Winning with the English Opening

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      Essentially, Soltis advocates a 1 c4, 2 g3 sequence against virtually any set-up by Black. The rare exception is the response 2?d5 after either 1?e6 or 1?c6, when 3 b3 is recommended, although even here, the King?s Bishop does end up fianchettoed, but just a few moves later.

      The book maintains the same basic coverage as the second edition. It is divided into four sections: I ? c4 e5; II ? c4 c5; III ? c4 Nf6; and IV - c4, others. There are two basic systems presented in the book: The set-up credited to Botvinnik, with the KB fianchettoed, the QN on c3, pawns on c4, d3 and e4, and the KN on e2; and a variation of this, with the pawn on e3, with the d?pawn retaining the option of going to either d3 or d4, depending on circumstances. Learn More

    8. Chess Wizardry

      Chess Wizardry

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      This is a new edition of a classic work and will introduce a new generation of readers to the wonders of chess problems. The readers will find many of the best chess problems ever composed, chosen and investigated by John Rice, an International Master. The readers will find stories behind famous ideas.

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    9. Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp

      Chess: Improving and Staying Sharp

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      This book emphasizes topics that strong players need to study in order to improve and stay sharp. Contents: Lesson 1:Attack and Counterattack, Lesson 2:Tactical Exercises I, Lesson 3:Art of Strategy, Lesson 4: Tactical Exercises II, Lesson 5:Art of the Endgame, Lesson 6:Tactical Exercises III, Epilogue: Odds and Ends. Learn More
    10. Modern Chess Lessons

      Modern Chess Lessons

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      This book developed out of the author working with chess teams. The five lessons taught are: 1)Sharpening of tactical ability, 2)The important principles of the opening, 3)An opening repertoire is needed. The most popular choice among many is the English Opening for White, 4)Basic principles of pawn endings, 5)Strategy is probably one of the more difficult concepts of chess to master. This is the ability to take advantage of structural weaknesses and an intuitive feel. Going through these lessons will help make the reader a more successful tournament Learn More
    11. A Road to the Expert Title

      A Road to the Expert Title

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    12. Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2

      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play - VOLUME 2

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    13. Positional Ideas In Chess

      Positional Ideas In Chess

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      "The foundation upon which any position is built is the board itself, that apparently simple space of sixty-four squares arranged in alternate light and dark colors..." That is how John Love introduces the sparkling world of positional play in chess.

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    14. The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

      The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

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      Sixty-two masterly demonstrations of the basic strategies of winning at chess, featuring games by the greatest chess masters Capablanca, Tarrasch, Fischer, Alekhine, Lasker, Petrosian among them compiled and annotated by one of chess literature's most brilliant authors.

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    15. Strategy for Advanced Players

      Strategy for Advanced Players

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      Schiller covers strategic and positional factors as seen in the complex interplay of the middlegame and endgame with 45 lessons. The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet is one of the most important aspects of practical play. He does an excellent job here teaching strategy skills. This book is mostly recommended for players 1600 rated and up. Learn More
    16. A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game

      A Contemporary Approach to the Middle Game

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      One of the greatest middlegame books ever written. The chapters are: 1)The Foundation of Strategy, 2)The Bases of Chess Tactics, 3)Linking Strategy and Tactics, 4)Style, 5)The Dynamic, 6)The Initiative, 7)Transforming Positional Elements, 8)Harmony, 9)The Infuence of Dynamic Standpoint, and 10)Relating Middlegame to Opening. Learn More
    17. Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play

      Test your Opening, Middlegame and Endgame Play

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      This book challenges you right in the opening to come up with ideas by answering the tests. Then you are tested in the strategy of the middlegame, which in some cases evolves into the final stage - the endgame. You can take the tests and be evaluated on how well you do from Class C to and including Master. Or you can just enjoy and learn from the deep, deep annotations. Either way you win because they are among the most extraordinary games played from 1955-1992. Learn More
    18. Weapons of Chess

      Weapons of Chess

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      With Weapons of Chess, National Master and highly acclaimed teacher Bruce Pandolfini brings us the most accessible and easy-to-use chess strategy book ever.

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    19. Unusual Endings

      Unusual Endings

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      No board and men are necessary to enjoy this booklet. Enough diagrams are provided for you to follow each position to its completion.

      Chess with unusual positions is an altogether different world. There will be those who will want to solve them form the first diagram ? others will wait and start with the second diagram. But we are not going to challenge you to solve anything! This is where creative imagination is the order of the day ? where routine is scorned for the sheer love of artistry. Learn More

    20. Technique in Chess

      Technique in Chess

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      A superb guide to the general concepts of chess technique and the methods for using technique to plan ahead. Early initiative and control of the center, translating an advantage into the middle game, techniques of endgame play are all systematically analyzed. 200 examples and problems from actual play increase "technique consciousness.

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    21. Modern Chess Strategy

      Modern Chess Strategy

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      Modern classic offers thorough, systematic analysis of the use of the queen, active king, exchanges, seven different uses of pawns, minority attack, dynamic elements, much more. Analyses of 129 great games featuring Capablanca, Alekhine, Lasker, Botvinnik, Reshevsky, Bronstein, Smyslov, Spassky, other masters. Indexes of games and openings. 298 diagrams.

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    22. Chess Strategy

      Chess Strategy

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      One of the great theoretical works in chess, shows principles of action above and beyond moves. Acclaimed by Capablanca, Keres, etc.

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