House of Staunton Holiday Central

X

    Chess World Champions

    Clearance Items - 75% Off
    1. 75% Off Books (Shown in Cart) (15)
    Discounted Items
    1. Show Me The Sales Items! (2)
    Price
    $0 $50 $0 to $50
    Year of Publication
    1960 2014 1960 to 2014
    Manufacturer
    1. American Chess (2)
    2. Batsford Chess (4)
    3. Cardoza Chess (1)
    4. Chess Digest (2)
    5. Chess Information (1)
    6. Chess Stars LTD. (1)
    7. Dover Chess (9)
    8. Everyman Chess (42)
    9. Gambit Publishing (4)
    10. Hays Publishing (1)
    11. Ishi Press (60)
    12. Lulu Press (1)
    13. McFarland Publishing (4)
    14. Mongoose Press (1)
    15. New in Chess (5)
    16. Quality Chess (4)
    17. Random House (2)
    18. Russell Enterprises (8)
    19. Self Published (2)
    20. Simon and Schuster (2)
    21. TPT Press (2)
    Show Less Show More
    Topics
    1. Biographical (3)
    2. Game Collections (3)
    3. General Chess Instruction (1)
    4. Opening (1)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Move by Move (10)
    2. My Great Predecessors (8)
    Foreign Language Products
    1. Ajedrez en Espanol (1)
    2. Schach in Deutsch (1)
    3. Шахматные книги на русском (4)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (61)
    2. LFAN - Long Figurine (1)
    3. AN - Algebraic (43)
    4. LAN - Long Algebraic (2)
    5. DN - Descriptive (44)
    6. NL - Notationless (7)
    Show Less Show More
    Hardcover?
    1. Yes (19)
    Hardware Requirements
    1. Windows (9)
    Author(s)
    1. Al Lawrence (1)
    2. Alan S. Russell (1)
    3. Alexander Alekhine (7)
    4. Alexander Kotov (2)
    5. Alexander Liepnieks (2)
    6. Alexander Raetsky (2)
    7. Alexandra Kosteniuk (2)
    8. Anatoly Karpov (3)
    9. Andrew Soltis (1)
    10. Arnold Denker (1)
    11. Bobby Fischer (5)
    12. Brad Darrach (1)
    13. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
    14. Cyrus Lakdawala (6)
    15. Dale Brandreth (1)
    16. David Edmonds (1)
    17. David Hooper (1)
    18. David Levy (1)
    19. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    20. Dr. J. Hannak (1)
    21. Dr. Max Euwe (1)
    22. Edmar Mednis (1)
    23. Eduard Shekhtman (1)
    24. Edward Shektman (1)
    25. Emanuel Lasker (2)
    26. Eric Schiller (2)
    27. Eric Schiller (2)
    28. Frank Brady (1)
    29. Frank X. Mur (1)
    30. Fred Reinfeld (3)
    31. Garry Kasparov (27)
    32. Gedeon Barcza (2)
    33. Genna Sosonko (1)
    34. Geza Maroczy (1)
    35. Haije Kramer (1)
    36. Hans Berliner (1)
    37. Hans Bohm (1)
    38. Helgi Olafsson (1)
    39. Iakov Damsky (1)
    40. Iakov Damsky (1)
    41. Igor Stohl (1)
    42. Igor Zaitsev (foreword) (1)
    43. Irving Chernev (1)
    44. Isaak Linder (1)
    45. Ivo Nei (1)
    46. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    47. James Gelo (1)
    48. Joel Johnson (1)
    49. John Donaldson (1)
    50. John Eidinow (1)
    51. John Nunn (2)
    52. Jose Raul Capablanca (3)
    53. Karsten Muller (2)
    54. Kees Jongkind (1)
    55. Ken Neat (1)
    56. Kevin J. O'Connell (1)
    57. Kotronias & Logothetis (1)
    58. Kurt Landsberger (1)
    59. Larry Parr (1)
    60. Lev Alburt (1)
    61. Lou Hayes (1)
    62. M. Blaine (1)
    63. Mad Euwe (1)
    64. Max Euwe (11)
    65. Maxim Chetverik (2)
    66. Mikhail Botvinnik (7)
    67. Mikhail Tal (3)
    68. Mikhail Tal & Alexander Koblencs (1)
    69. Mikhail Tal & Iakov Damsky (1)
    70. Murad Amannazarov (1)
    71. Neil McDonald (1)
    72. Pablo Moran (1)
    73. Paul Powell (1)
    74. R.G. Wade (1)
    75. Raymond Keene (5)
    76. Raymund Stolze (1)
    77. Renzo Verwer (1)
    78. Reuben Fine (3)
    79. Richard Roberts (1)
    80. Robert Byrne (1)
    81. Robert E. Burger (1)
    82. Robert G. Wade (2)
    83. Rogelio Caparros (1)
    84. Ron Henley (2)
    85. Rona E Petrosian (1)
    86. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    87. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    88. Stuart Marquilies (1)
    89. Svetozar Gligoric (2)
    90. Thomas Engqvist (2)
    91. Tibor Karolyi (3)
    92. Tigran Petrosian (3)
    93. Vik Vasiliev (1)
    94. Vishwanathan Anand (1)
    95. Walter Meiden (2)
    96. William Steinitz (1)
    97. William Winter & R. G. Wade (1)
    98. Yasser Seirawan (1)
    99. Zenon Franco (1)
    Show Less Show More

    Items 1 to 36 of 166 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction
      Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3
      1993-2005
      Catalog Code: B0392EM

      Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time.
      img

      Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 3

      Our Price: $44.95
      Anand - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: B0396EM

      In this book, Grandmaster Zenón Franco examines in detail Anand’s chess career to date. He selects and studies his favourite Anand games, and demonstrates clearly how we can all improve our chess by learning from Anand’s play.
      img

      Anand - Move by Move

      Our Price: $29.95
      Chess World Championships - 2 Volume Set
      All the Games - All With Diagrams - 1834-2004
      Catalog Code: B0006MF

      If you're looking for the ULTIMATE COLLECTION of World Championship Games, Look no further than this two-book collection from McFarland Publishing.
      img

      Chess World Championships - 2 Volume Set

      Our Price: $49.95
      REMAINDER - Bobby Fischer Goes to War
      How a Lone American Star Defeated the Soviet Chess Machine
      Catalog Code: B0009RM

      In the summer of 1972, with a presidential crisis stirring in the United States and the cold war at a pivotal point, the Soviet world chess champion, Boris Spassky,and his American challenger, Bobby Fischer, met in Reykjavik, Iceland, for the most notorious chess match of all time. Their showdown, played against the backdrop of superpower politics, held the world spellbound for two months with reports of psychological warfare, ultimatums, political intrigue, cliffhangers, and farce to rival a Marx Brothers film.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      REMAINDER - Bobby Fischer Goes to War

      Our Price: $14.95
      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
      Catalog Code: B0011RH

      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
      img

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Our Price: $7.95
      Kasparov vs. Korchnoi - London 1983
      Catalog Code: B0012AC

      This much-await clash between two giants of the chess world attracted vast interest among all chess players.

      Garry Kasparov, the 20-year old Grandmaster from Baku, is already the second highest ranked player in the world and has won several top tournaments including the Soviet Championship. 52 year old Victor Korchnoi was a Grandmaster before Kasparov was even born and already had played two matches for the world title.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Kasparov vs. Korchnoi - London 1983

      Our Price: $19.95
      Bobby Fischer - The Wandering King
      Catalog Code: B0043BT

      Chess devotees simply can't get enough of Bobby Fischer. Every facet of his personality and his play unfolds in this biographical study. In addition to analyzing his exceptional talent, it captures and puts into perspective his tough youth, anti-social tendencies, fights against the chess authorities, and growing mental illness.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Bobby Fischer - The Wandering King

      Our Price: $12.95
      Find the Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov
      Catalog Code: B0109BT

      The legendary Anatoly Karpov has won over 250 Grandmaster tournaments, many more than any other player in chess history. His games are characterized by the gradual and patient pushing of an opponent back to the wall, before finally finishing him off with a deadly blow.
      img

      Find the Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov

      Our Price: $22.95
      Moscow Marathon
      Catalog Code: CB0019XX

      Moscow Marathon is the definitive account of the 1984-1985 World Chess Championship between Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov.

      Billed as the "match of the century", it became a unique test of endurance and ended in chaos and controversy. The book is aimed at the reader with an interest in chess and combines detailed scrutiny of the games with an eye-witness account of the proceedings in Moscow.

      No other record of the match has this combination of careful research and constant, on-the-spot reporting.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Moscow Marathon

      Our Price: $19.95
      Karpov's Strategic Wins - 1961-1985 - VOLUME 1
      The Making of a Champion
      Catalog Code: B0059QT

      Anatoly Karpov was World Champion from 1975 to 1985 and is universally regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Award-winning author Tibor Karolyi explains Karpov’'s genius with a particular focus on Karpov’'s unrivaled grasp of strategy. Karolyi has selected Karpov’'s most entertaining and instructive strategic wins from 1961-1985 as the Russian star proved he was a worthy successor to Bobby Fischer.
      img

      Karpov's Strategic Wins - 1961-1985 - VOLUME 1

      Our Price: $29.95
      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937
      Two Volumes Bound as One
      Catalog Code: B0045DV

      This unequaled collection reproduces Alekhine's 220 best games, his own personal acounts of the dazzling victories that made him a legend. Spanning almost thirty years of tournament play, it includes historic matches against Capablanca, Euwe and Bogoljubov, and chronicles his briliant ascent to world mastery, his surprising defeat in 1935, and his dramatic return two years later - the first deposed champion to regain his crown.
      img

      Alexander Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess - 1908-1937

      Our Price: $19.95
      The Immortal Games of Capablanca
      Catalog Code: B0050DV

      Superbly annotated treasury includes 113 of the Cuban master's greatest games against Marshall, Lasker, Euwe, and many other formidable opponents.
      img

      The Immortal Games of Capablanca

      Our Price: $12.95
      Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970
      Catalog Code: B0163IS

      This book covers the entire period when Botvinnik was World Chess Champion.
      img

      Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970

      Our Price: $25.95
      SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2
      1985-1993
      Catalog Code: SWB0370EM

      Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part II is the second volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chess player of all-time.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov - PART 2

      Regular Price: $44.95

      Our Price: $22.48

      SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move
      Catalog Code: SWB0359EM

      Vladimir Kramnik is a giant of the chess world. He firmly secured his legendary status when he won the World Championship in 2000 by defeating the previously dominant Garry Kasparov - the only player ever to do so in a match. Kramnik held on to his crown for seven years, and today he remains one of the World's elite players. In this book, former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in a study of his favourite Kramnik games.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Kramnik - Move by Move

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Our Price: $14.98

      Strategy & Tactics in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0207IS

      In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified.
      img

      Strategy & Tactics in Chess

      Our Price: $18.95
      Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION
      Teil I-II Damengambit
      Catalog Code: B0208IS

      Hinweis uber die Entstehung mit einer biografischen Erganzung. Dr. Euwe hat es verstanden, durch seine einfache und methodische Kommentierung der Eroffnungsgedanken und der Zugfolgen den schwierigen Stoff jedermann leicht zuganglich zu machen. Was die Euwe'schen Werke speziell auszeichnet, ist vor allem ihre grossartige Klarheit im Aufbau der verschiedenen Systeme, die jederzeit ein rasches Nachschlagen der gewunschten Variante erlaubt. Dieses Werk hat schon vielen Schachfreunden zur Meisterstarke verholfen!
      img

      Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION

      Our Price: $9.95
      Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION
      1926-1946
      Catalog Code: B0209IS

      M. M. Botvinnik - Selected Games Due to the interest of a wide range of players to be creative strongest chess player of the USSR, and later the first Soviet world champion Mikhail Botvinnik periodically came out of his best books, and commented on them in detail parties. T
      img

      Botvinnik Selected Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Our Price: $25.95
      The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0211IS

      The Fire Attack" by Mikhail Tal and Iakov Damsky, brings out all the brightest and most beautiful of the great victories of the Soviet Grandmaster of Chess and World champion Mikhail Tal Nehemevicha. His aggressive, unpredictable, graceful, and in some cases even warlike games are always admired and will always be admired by millions of players around the world. He was a true master of the attack on the king. Tal showed that the need for a good attack, unexpected solutions, endless sacrifices, even if not always correct in terms of computer analysis.
      img

      The Fire Attack - RUSSIAN EDITION

      Our Price: $25.95
      The Development of Chess Style
      Catalog Code: B0235IS

      This is essentially a book on chess history, showing how different styles of chess play became popular and flourished and then faded in popularity, such as for example the Hyper-Modern Style of play that became "All the Rage" in the 1920s and 1930s.
      img

      The Development of Chess Style

      Our Price: $18.95
      The Hague-Moscow 1948
      Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0068RE

      On March 24, 1946, the fourth world chess champion, Alexander Alekhine, passed away. He was the first – and still the only – champion to die while holding the title. To select a new champion, a powerful quintuple round-robin was held in The Hague and Moscow. The five strongest players of the era, including one former world champion, two future world champions, and two perennial contenders, took part in a grueling two-month, 25-round tournament
      img

      The Hague-Moscow 1948

      Our Price: $24.95
      Study Chess with Tal
      Catalog Code: B0117BT

      Mikhail Tal is one of the all-time chess greats. In 1960 he became the youngest champion in world history at the age of 23, sweeping to victory at his first attempt. His extraordinary tactical ability has never been bettered, and his reputation goes from strength to strength.

      This absorbing book, first published in the early 1980s, is based on diaries kept by Tal’s coach from their training sessions, and this unique perspective makes it a fascinating and effective chess instructor, written in engaging language and suitable for teenagers as well as older readers.

      It shows how Tal achieved greatness through hard work, application and the influence of a world-class coach, and through this book modern readers can catch a glimpse of the development of a true chess genius. The book is fully updated and converted to algebraic format.

      img

      Study Chess with Tal

      Our Price: $23.95
      Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves
      A Study of 101 Outrageous Moves by the Great Chess Champion of All Time
      Catalog Code: B0013SS

      This book contains a collection of the most brilliant, ingenious and outrageous moves ever played by Bobby Fischer, the American who is generally acknowledged to be the greatest chess player of all time.

      These 101 moves - every one a move that either forced checkmate, gained material or lead to an overwhelmingly superior position - have been selected from among all of Fischer's recorded games, most of which were were played under tournament or match conditions.
      img

      Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves

      Our Price: $11.95
      Three Days with Bobby Fischer
      How to Meet Champions & Choose Your Openings
      Catalog Code: B0014LV

      Three Days with Bobby Fischer and Other Chess Essays: How to Meet Champions & Choose Your Openings is a chess book you can sit back comfortably in your armchair and just read. Or, when you feel like getting the pieces out of the box and learning from some great games, tactics and strategies - that's all here as well.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Three Days with Bobby Fischer

      Our Price: $29.95
      Kasparov Short 1993
      Catalog Code: B0041IS

      The epic 1995 match for the World Chess Championship between Garry Kasparov and Nigel Short, with all games deeply annotated by Grandmaster Raymond Keene. In this inside account, Grandmaster Raymond Keene, one of the world's foremost chess writers, describes the action both on and off the board. As the Times (London) correspondent, he played a key role in the breakaway from FIDE and had exclusive access to both Kasparov and Short during the match.
      img

      Kasparov Short 1993

      Our Price: $25.95
      World Chess Championship - Kasparov vs. Anand
      Published in Association with the Times Newspaper
      Catalog Code: B0042IS

      The Champion: Garry Kasparov, Seemingly invincible, but showing signs of some frailty when bombarded with ideas from the young generation of players. Could he yet again stamp his authority on the chess world, and snuff out the hopes of another young pretender? The Challenger: Vishy Anand, Calm and modest away from the board, but renowned for his sharp, lightning-fast chess. Could the young Indian topple the giant?
      img

      World Chess Championship - Kasparov vs. Anand

      Our Price: $25.95
      Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius
      Catalog Code: B0224EM

      Did you ever notice how some famous GM games are more interesting to play through than others? For instance, tell me you have a Tartakower or Nimzowitsch game and I'm sorry, but I just can't get that excited. But tell me you have a Fischer, Alekhine, or Tal game you want to show me and woo-hoo!, break out the milk and cookies because I know I'm in for a real treat! And Mikhail Tal: Tactical Genius by Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik is loaded with enough tasty treats to satisfy the most demanding of palates.
      img

      Mikhail Tal - Tactical Genius

      Our Price: $18.95
      Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire
      Catalog Code: B0137IS

      This work has been updated in 2012 to include all of the latest World Chess Championship matches by Garry Kasparov.
      img

      Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire

      Our Price: $19.95
      1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz
      Catalog Code: B0212IS

      The 1958 Interzonal Chess Tournament in Portoroz was one of the most important and strongest tournaments in chess history, and is still regularly discussed in chess circles today. This is the tournament where the 15-year-old Bobby Fischer earned the grandmaster title and first became a contender for the World Chess Championship. It is also the tournament where Mikhail Tal finally got his first chance to compete in a grandmaster tournament outside of the Soviet Union, and started one of the longest non-losing streaks in chess history on his march to the World Chess Championship.
      img

      1958 interzonal Chess Tournament Portoroz

      Our Price: $14.95
      The World Chess Championship - 1951
      Botvinnik v. Bronstein
      Catalog Code: B0222IS

      The 1951 match for the World Chess Championship was exceptionally hard fought. Each player won 5 games and the remaining 14 games were drawn. The match ended in a 12-12 tie and, under the rules, the champion, Botvinnik, retained his title. A new appendix has been added to the end of this book with all the games converted to Algebraic notation and the concluded diagram for each game.
      Out of Stock
      img

      The World Chess Championship - 1951

      Our Price: $19.95
      Both Sides of the Chessboard
      An Analysis of the Fischer / Spassky Chess Match
      Catalog Code: B0241IS

      An analysis of the 1972 World Championship Chess Match from both sides of the chessboard - a Russian and an American analysis.
      img

      Both Sides of the Chessboard

      Our Price: $25.95
      Fischer Spassky
      Report On the Chess Match of the Century
      Catalog Code: B0240IS

      AT LAST- after cancellations, protests, demands, disappearances, apologies, reporter limitations, referee uncertaincies, chessboard glares, unsuitable chairs and disputes about lighting, noise, and player and audience distance were resolved-at last Bobby Fischer was in Iceland and ready to play. Jully 11, 1972, the Green Day, had arrived at last...
      img

      Fischer Spassky

      Our Price: $25.95
      Reunited
      Kramnik vs. Topalov 2006
      Catalog Code: B0243IS

      Following the split with FIDE when World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov defended his title in a match with Nigel Short in 1993 outside of FIDE, there had been two world chess champions, the “Classical Champion” who had won his title by defeating the current champion in a long match, and the FIDE World Champion who had won one of the World Championship tournaments organized by FIDE.
      img

      Reunited

      Our Price: $25.95
      The World Champions I Knew
      Catalog Code: B0128NIC

      The legendary chess players that Genna Sosonko brings to life in this new collection of his acclaimed writing have one thing in common: Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal and Petrosian, they were all world champions.
      img

      The World Champions I Knew

      Our Price: $29.95
      Bobby Fischer - 60 More Memorable Games
      Catalog Code: B0076OB

      National Master Paul Powell explores the games of Bobby Fischer from a unique point of view. Focusing on his own personal journey and taking up the mission statement of his bestselling book “Chess Patzer to Master - How an Everyday Joe Does it” he continues the battle to help the average player become a chess master.
      img

      Bobby Fischer - 60 More Memorable Games

      Our Price: $24.95
      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship
      Catalog Code: B0245IS

      Including all games from the World Chess Championship Match, plus previous games between Anand and Carlsen and a ground breaking history of the World Chess Champions, including representative games by each of the 19 prior holders of the world title. All annotated by Grandmaster Raymond Keene, OBE. Includes 36 annotated chess games, 234 chess diagrams, plus puzzles and quizzes based upon the games of the match.
      img

      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship

      Our Price: $25.95

    Items 1 to 36 of 166 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction

    What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

    lb