House of Staunton 

Use coupon code RAPIDPLAY To save 10% on your next order from The House of Staunton!

X

    Chess World Champions

    Clearance Items - 75% Off
    1. 75% Off Books (Shown in Cart) (14)
    Discounted Items
    1. Show Me The Sales Items! (1)
    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 (61)
    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. Match and Trounament (1)
    5. Opening (1)
    Show Less Show More
    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 (44)
    4. LAN - Long Algebraic (2)
    5. DN - Descriptive (44)
    6. NL - Notationless (7)
    Show Less Show More
    Hardcover?
    1. Yes (20)
    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 Hooper (1)
    17. David Levy (1)
    18. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    19. Dr. J. Hannak (1)
    20. Dr. Max Euwe (1)
    21. Edmar Mednis (1)
    22. Eduard Shekhtman (1)
    23. Edward Shektman (1)
    24. Emanuel Lasker (2)
    25. Eric Schiller (2)
    26. Eric Schiller (2)
    27. Frank Brady (1)
    28. Frank X. Mur (1)
    29. Fred Reinfeld (3)
    30. Garry Kasparov (27)
    31. Gedeon Barcza (2)
    32. Genna Sosonko (1)
    33. Geza Maroczy (1)
    34. Haije Kramer (1)
    35. Hans Berliner (1)
    36. Hans Bohm (1)
    37. Helgi Olafsson (1)
    38. Iakov Damsky (1)
    39. Iakov Damsky (1)
    40. Igor Stohl (1)
    41. Igor Zaitsev (foreword) (1)
    42. Irving Chernev (1)
    43. Isaak Linder (1)
    44. Ivo Nei (1)
    45. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    46. James Gelo (1)
    47. Joel Johnson (1)
    48. John Donaldson (1)
    49. John Nunn (2)
    50. Jose Raul Capablanca (3)
    51. Karsten Muller (2)
    52. Kees Jongkind (1)
    53. Ken Neat (1)
    54. Kevin J. O'Connell (1)
    55. Kotronias & Logothetis (1)
    56. Kurt Landsberger (1)
    57. Larry Parr (1)
    58. Lev Alburt (1)
    59. Lou Hayes (1)
    60. M. Blaine (1)
    61. Mad Euwe (1)
    62. Max Euwe (11)
    63. Maxim Chetverik (2)
    64. Mikhail Botvinnik (7)
    65. Mikhail Tal (3)
    66. Mikhail Tal & Alexander Koblencs (1)
    67. Mikhail Tal & Iakov Damsky (1)
    68. Murad Amannazarov (1)
    69. Neil McDonald (1)
    70. Pablo Moran (1)
    71. Paul Powell (1)
    72. R.G. Wade (1)
    73. Raymond Keene (6)
    74. Raymund Stolze (1)
    75. Renzo Verwer (1)
    76. Reuben Fine (3)
    77. Richard Roberts (1)
    78. Robert Byrne (1)
    79. Robert E. Burger (1)
    80. Robert G. Wade (2)
    81. Rogelio Caparros (1)
    82. Ron Henley (2)
    83. Rona E Petrosian (1)
    84. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    85. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    86. Stuart Marquilies (1)
    87. Svetozar Gligoric (2)
    88. Thomas Engqvist (2)
    89. Tibor Karolyi (3)
    90. Tigran Petrosian (3)
    91. Vik Vasiliev (1)
    92. Vishwanathan Anand (1)
    93. Walter Meiden (2)
    94. William Steinitz (1)
    95. William Winter & R. G. Wade (1)
    96. Yasser Seirawan (1)
    97. 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 Descending Direction
      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
      My Love Affair with Tchigorin
      Catalog Code: CB0031CD

      By one of America's best players of the 1930's-40's and a world renown "Romantic". His pre-game comments and annotation of all games will delight you. The long introduction tells of how Santasiere is going to share the joys of one of the greatest chess artists of all time with us. He then encourages us to play romantic, fighting chess like Tchigorin, instead of unoriginal chess. This book could certainly be recommended for the Romantic chess player.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      My Love Affair with Tchigorin

      Our Price: $7.95
      SHOPWORN - Checkmate! Tactics
      Catalog Code: SWB0307EM

      Would you now like to know how to regularly beat your opponents and move to the next level? If so, then Checkmate Tactics is the book for you.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Checkmate! Tactics

      Regular Price: $16.95

      Our Price: $8.48

      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
      107 Great Chess Battles - 1939-1945
      Catalog Code: B0012DV

      One of the game's greatest players annotates scores of fascinating games involving such masters as Capablanca, Bogoljubov, Kashdan, Reshevsky, Tartakower, Keres and others, including many of Alekhine's own games. Includes delightfully candid views on fellow masters and rivals for the world title. Edited and translated by E. G. Winter. Preface. Index.
      img

      107 Great Chess Battles - 1939-1945

      Our Price: $9.95
      Bobby Fischer for Beginners
      The Most Famous Chess Player Explained
      Catalog Code: B0090NIC

      Bobby Fischer's lone fight against the Soviet chess powerhouse made him a global hero, also for people who did not play chess at all. The Russians trembled before him, the Americans and the rest of the world cheered him on. Fischer's chess prowess and his will to win were unparalleled. But so were his eccentric behaviour and his paranoia. After he won the world title, Bobby Fischer vanished and the former prodigy became a mystery. The memories of his successwere clouded by his anti-American and anti-Semite rants.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Bobby Fischer for Beginners

      Regular Price: $16.95

      Our Price: $9.95

      Persona Non Grata
      Catalog Code: CB0002XX

      The GM's side of his 1978 World Championship Match with Karpov. All thirty-two games are here with most being annotated. Included are the ESP battles, scandals, and fights that make it a classic.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Persona Non Grata

      Our Price: $9.95
      Five Crowns
      Catalog Code: CB0012XX

      Five is the number of World Championship matches that Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested from 1984 to 1990.

      Yasser Seirawan deeply analyzes each of the 24 games of the 1990 World Chess Championship . played in New York and Lyon. France. He answers all of the big questions, who was belligerent, who blew it and why.

      The final section gives all 158 tournament games played by Kasparov and Karpov, arguably the two best chess players who have ever lived. The games appear by opening, a far more useful arrangement for the chess student than the ordinary chronological presentation.
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Five Crowns

      Our Price: $9.95
      Lasker's Manual of Chess
      Catalog Code: B0016DV

      Lasker's Manual of Chess is one of the greatest chess books ever written. The fact that it was first published over 80 years ago has diminished neither its relevance nor significance in today's modern chess world. Lasker was both a wonderful fighter and a deep thinker; his book is the quintessence of the exceptionally successful experiences he had over many long years, and his thoughts about them.
      img

      Lasker's Manual of Chess

      Our Price: $10.95
      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
      Capablanca's Best Chess Endings
      Catalog Code: B0021DV

      These 60 complete games, annotated throughout, emphasize Cuban master's elegant, classic, accurate, lethal endgame play against Alekhine, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Reti, the best. Here are real games from match and tournament play, but endings that seem like long-contemplated works of art.
      img

      Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

      Our Price: $12.95
      Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games
      Catalog Code: B0036DV

      Learn chess from a World Champion! These 100 games were selected and annotated by Botvinnik himself as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in 1948. Includes contests against Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov and others. Author explains his theories, the development of Russian chess and six end game studies.
      img

      Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games

      Our Price: $12.95
      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
      Checkmate My First Chess Book
      Catalog Code: B0140EM

      Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.
      Out of Stock
      img

      Checkmate My First Chess Book

      Our Price: $12.95
      Petrosian the Powerful
      Catalog Code: CB0055CD

      Short Description for Petrosian The Powerful - CB0055CD
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Petrosian the Powerful

      Our Price: $12.95
      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
      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
      Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games
      The Brilliant and Instructive Masterpieces of the World's Greatest Chessplayer
      Catalog Code: B0009CZ

      Before his recent retirement, Garry Kasparov held the number one position in chess for nearly twenty years. He is considered the greatest player of all time. Now, beginning and intermediate players, ninety percent of the chess playing audience, can benefit from his wisdom.
      img

      Learn From Garry Kasparov's Greatest Games

      Our Price: $14.95
      Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur
      Catalog Code: B0035DV

      Chess games played between master and amateur have been chosen, arranged and annotated to help amateurs learn how to avoid a variety of weak strategic and tactical moves. The games include detailed commentary by World Chess Champion Max Euwe and by Walter Meiden, a typical amateur player.
      img

      Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur

      Our Price: $14.95
      The System
      A World Champion's Approach to Chess
      Catalog Code: B0098GB

      Hans Berliner is one of the most successful correspondence chess players of all time, and was utterly dominant in the 5th World Championship. Here, for the first time, he explains the set of principles - The System - that he used to guide him to the right moves. Readers will be astonished by the simplicity and power of Berliner's methods as he takes several major openings and subjects them to System principles, and finds radically new approaches to them.
      img

      The System

      Our Price: $14.95
      Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master
      Catalog Code: B0046DV

      The legendary master comes vividly to life as Dr. Hannak details his childhood, education, decision to become a professional player, great exploits in matches against Marshall, Capablanca, Tarrasch, Schlechter and other players, his happy marriage, flight from Nazi Germany and much more.
      img

      Emanuel Lasker - The Life of a Chess Master

      Our Price: $14.95
      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

      Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics
      How He Thinks, How He Moves
      Catalog Code: B0016SS

      Russian grandmaster Gary Kasparov is the youngest world champion ever. He is renowned for his aggressive play and superior tactics, which the author, a U.S. national chess master, analyzes in this book of recapped pivotal positions. Pandolfini opens with a brief biographical sketch on Kasparov and then proceeds to discuss how Kasparov responded or might have responded to 150 or so actual and hypothetical situations.
      img

      Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics

      Our Price: $15.95
      Endgame - PAPERBACK
      Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
      Catalog Code: B0022RH

      ENDGAME is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady's decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent--and confounding descent--of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer. Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of his most dramatic triumphs, could have written this book, which has much to say about the nature of American celebrity and the distorting effect.of fame
      img

      Endgame - PAPERBACK

      Our Price: $15.95
      Checkmate! Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0307EM

      Would you now like to know how to regularly beat your opponents and move to the next level? If so, then Checkmate Tactics is the book for you.
      img

      Checkmate! Tactics

      Our Price: $16.95
      Alekhine in Europe and Asia
      Catalog Code: CB0006XX

      Short Description for Alekhine in Europe and Asia - B0060BT
      Clearance!
      75% Off Books (Shown in Cart)
      img

      Alekhine in Europe and Asia

      Our Price: $16.95
      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
      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
      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
      Attack with Mikhail Tal
      Catalog Code: B0219EM

      The legendary Mikhail Tal was the finest ever exponent of attacking chess. His all-out sacrificial style took him all the way to the World Championship title. Dogged by ill-health, Tal's reign was a short one, and he was never able to regain his crown, but Tal remained an outstanding player right up to his death in 1992. His departure has taken away one of the chess world's most charismatic figures; a player who excited chess passions wherever he went.
      img

      Attack with Mikhail Tal

      Our Price: $18.95
      Alexander Alekhine - Master of Attack
      Catalog Code: B0222EM

      What separated Alexander Alekhine from the rest of his contemporaries? Why did he dominate the chess world for so long? The main reason was undoubtedly his brilliant attacking style of play. Alekhine had a combinative gift and thrilled the chess public and influenced every great chess player since. Garry Kasparov once said I fell in love with the rich complexity of his ideas at the chessboard. Alekhine's attacks came suddenly, like destructive thunderstorms that erupted from a clear sky.
      img

      Alexander Alekhine - Master of Attack

      Our Price: $18.95
      Struggle
      Catalog Code: B0126IS

      Lasker's book delves deeply into all phases of life and struggles. He attempts to create a general theory of all competitive activities, including chess, business and war.
      img

      Struggle

      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
      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.
      img

      The World Chess Championship - 1951

      Our Price: $19.95
      The Immortal Games of Capablanca
      Catalog Code: B0251IS

      This is the biography of Jose R. Capablanca, famous grandmaster of Chess, with 113 of his greatest games. The fame of the great Cuban Master Chess champion of the world from 1921 to 1927, is ample assurance that this superbly annotated collection of his choicest masterpieces is destined to take its place at once amongst the classics of Chess literature. The book contains many games which have hitherto not been available in book form. The qualities of simplicity and artistry for which Capablanca was famous for in his lifetime will be appreciated by every reader, whether he studies the games for the sheer pleasure of it, of for the purpose of increasing his playing strength.
      img

      The Immortal Games of Capablanca

      Our Price: $19.95
      Tal Botvinnik 1960
      Catalog Code: B0001RE

      One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
      img

      Tal Botvinnik 1960

      Our Price: $19.95

    Items 1 to 36 of 166 total

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

    Grid  List 

    Set Descending Direction

    What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

    lb