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    Timeless Chess Classics

    Year of Publication
    1959 2014 1959 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Alexander Alekhine (3)
    2. Alexander Kotov (1)
    3. Alexei Suetin (1)
    4. Aron Nimzowitsch (4)
    5. Bobby Fischer (5)
    6. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    7. Edmar Mednis (1)
    8. Edward Lasker (1)
    9. Emanuel Lasker (1)
    10. Frank Brady (2)
    11. Fred Reinfeld (5)
    12. Garry Kasparov (8)
    13. H. Kramer (3)
    14. Hans Kmoch (1)
    15. Howard Staunton (3)
    16. I.A. Horowitz (3)
    17. Igor Zaitsev (foreword) (1)
    18. Irving Chernev (3)
    19. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    20. Jennifer Shahade (1)
    21. Jeremy Silman (3)
    22. Joe Gallagher (1)
    23. Jose Raul Capablanca (4)
    24. Lou Hays (4)
    25. Ludek Pachman (3)
    26. M. Blaine (1)
    27. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
    28. Max Euwe (6)
    29. Maxim Blokh (1)
    30. Miguel Najdorf (1)
    31. Mikhail Tal (2)
    32. Neil McDonald (1)
    33. Paul Keres (3)
    34. Peter Romanovsky (2)
    35. Reuben Fine (1)
    36. Richard Reti (2)
    37. Rudolf Spielmann (1)
    38. Siegbert Tarrasch (2)
    39. Stuart Marquilies (1)
    40. Tigran Petrosian (1)
    41. Vik Vasiliev (1)
    42. Walter Meiden (2)
    43. Yasser Seirawan (1)
    44. Yuri Averbakh (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (25)
    2. AN - Algebraic (21)
    3. DN - Descriptive (30)
    4. NL - Notationless (3)
    Topics
    1. Chess Puzzles (1)
    2. General Chess Instruction (1)
    Popular Book Series
    1. My Great Predecessors (8)

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    1. 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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    2. Lasker's Manual of Chess

      Lasker's Manual of Chess

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      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.

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    3. Combinations - The Heart of Chess

      Combinations - The Heart of Chess

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      Explanations for the famous and less well-known combinations of Tarrasch, Botvinnik, Nimzovich, Steinitz, Rubinstein; the dazzling brilliancies of Morphy, Keres and Alekhine; the deadly attacks of Marshall; the unfathomable plays of Lasker; and the matchless creations of Capablanca and many others. 356 diagrams.

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    4. 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

      1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

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      The man who wrote, "Tactics is 99 per cent of chess," might well have added ? "and 99 per cent of the fun, too!"

      Brilliant sacrifices and combinations, either calculated in advance or played on the spur of the moment, give us thrills that cannot be equaled by any other aspect of the game. And, by a very fortunate coincidence, these brilliant strokes are just what we need to become first-rate players.

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    5. 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

      1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

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      Ask most chessplayers from the "baby boomer" generation how they acquired and sharpened their tactical skills, and chances are a Fred reinfeld tactical collection will be part of their answer. And now, for the first time, 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate is presented in modern Algebraic Notation. Learn More
    6. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

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      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.

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    7. The Art of the Middle Game

      The Art of the Middle Game

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      Translated by Harry Golombek. Superb guide to neglected area of chess. Two formidable grandmasters cover attacking the king, defense, importance of pawn structure, analysis, much more.

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    8. Pawn Power in Chess

      Pawn Power in Chess

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      Publisher: Dover
      Author: Hans Kmoch
      Year of Publication: 1990

      Pages: 304
      Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


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      Profoundly original discussion of pawn play isolates its elements and elaborates on various aspects. Basic relationships of one or two pawns constitute winning strategy. Multitude of examples demonstrate paramount significance of elements of pawn manipulation. 182 diagrams. Index of games.

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    9. My System - 21st Century Edition

      My System - 21st Century Edition

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      For many years, Nimzovich was known as the "Stormy Petrel" of the chess world. Today, his profound theories of positional chess are accepted as a matter of course, and a knowledge of them is essential to every player who wants to improve his game. My System describes a theory of chess; it also describes the character and genius of its author.

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    10. Chess Middlegame Combinations

      Chess Middlegame Combinations

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      Chess Middlegame Combinations, a companion volume to Chess Middlegame Planning, forms the second part of Peter Romanovsky's classic Russian textbook on the middlegame. Now available for the first itme in an English language translation, Chess Middlegame Combinations is written with a view to helping the reader acquire a practical understanding of middlegame techniques as well as an appreciation for the beauty and aesthetics of chess.

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    11. 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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    12. 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
    13. Chess Middlegame Planning

      Chess Middlegame Planning

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      Every chessplayer hopes to make brilliant moves which will overcome the opponent in a blaze of glory. But such combinations come into being only as a result of proper planning, as demonstrated in Chess Middlegame Planning. The lucid and penetrating analysis of the games in this volume demonstrate the imagination and creativity necessary for proper handling of the central stage of the game.

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    14. Alekhine in Europe and Asia

      Alekhine in Europe and Asia

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    15. The Middlegame - BOOK 1

      The Middlegame - BOOK 1

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      Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book I of the series covers pawn formations and static features of the game of chess. Thousands of satisfied customers have made this one of the most popular books on chess middlegames. Completely re-edited and translated to algebraic notation in this 1994 edition.

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    16. The Middlegame - BOOK 2

      The Middlegame - BOOK 2

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      Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book II of the series covers the dynamic features of the game of chess.

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    17. Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur

      Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur

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      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.

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    18. From  the Middlegame into Endgame

      From the Middlegame into Endgame

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      Grandmaster Edmar Mednis, a world expert on the endgame, shows how to proceed in the minimum number of moves from the opening to a favorable endgame, essentially bypassing the middlegame. He discusses 11 different openings, including both open and closed systems, in each case explaining the best routes to particular endgame positions. These positions are then analyzed, using master games to illustrate various winning plans. Because of the clear exposition of endgame principles, the student will learn not only about these specific positions, but also about endgame play in general. Learn More
    19. EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals

      EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals

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      This is a reprint of the original "Chess Fundamentals" by Capablanca, as first published in 1921 and only a preface added by Capablanca in 1934. The reader here can feel confident that this reprint contains the exact, complete words of Capablanca. Unlike other reprints, not one word has been changed or omitted.

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    20. The Middlegame - BOOK 2

      The Middlegame - BOOK 2

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      Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book II of the series examines the initiative, the different types of attack on the king, the art of defense, maneuver and liquidation, and the common failings over the chessboard to which even great players are occasionally subject. Learn More
    21. The Game Of Chess

      The Game Of Chess

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      A famous chess manual for 75 years, now re-edited for the modern chess player. Dr. Tarrasch was one of the world's strongest players in the late 19th century and this manual teaches chess from the novice level to Class A / Expert strength players. It fully covers, tactics, endings, and opening play. A must for every serious chess player.

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    22. Paul Keres - The Road to the Top

      Paul Keres - The Road to the Top

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      Paul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing.

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    23. Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection

      Paul Keres - The Quest for Perfection

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      Paul Keres was one of the greatest players in chess history and a leading contender for the world championship for over 30 years. His modest, honest and open-minded approach to chess made him popular with chess enthusiasts the world over. These qualities come over supremely well in his writing.

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    24. Life and Games of Mikhail Tal

      Life and Games of Mikhail Tal

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      Mikhail Tal, the "Magician from Riga", was the greatest attacking World Champion of them all, and this enchanting autobiography chronicles his extraordinary career with charm and humor. Dazzling games are interspersed throughout with anecdotes and witty self-interviews, and in typically objective fashion he relates both the ups and downs of his encounters. Learn More
    25. 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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    26. Tal Botvinnik 1960

      Tal Botvinnik 1960

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      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.

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    27. Magic of Mikhail Tal

      Magic of Mikhail Tal

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      In this book Grandmaster Joe Gallagher takes a fresh look at Tal's games and career, focusing on the previously neglected period from 1975 to 1992 during which he played some of his most accomplished chess. Despite periodic bouts of ill-health Tal occupied a place in the world's top ten for most of this period, winning many top-class events and securing dozens of wonderful victories, many of which are annotated in detail here. Learn More
    28. Logical Chess - Move By Move

      Logical Chess - Move By Move

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      Once you have learned the basic moves, how exactly should you improve? In this much loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, telling the reader the reason for every single move. When you play through these games and explanations you will get a real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively. Learn More
    29. Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

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      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship.

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    30. EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

      EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

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      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship.

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    31. Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME II

      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME II

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      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles that have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators.

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    32. Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME III

      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME III

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      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of the chess enthusiasts but of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators.

      This magnificent compilation of play from the 1960s through to the 1970s forms the basis of the third part of Garry Kasparov's long-awaited definitive history of the World Chess Championship. Garry Kasparov, who is universally acclaimed as the greatest chessplayer ever, subjects the play from this era to a rigorous analysis, the examination being enhanced by the use of the latest chess software. Learn More
    33. Chess Bitch

      Chess Bitch

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      Chess Bitch, written by the 2004 U.S. Woman's Chess Champion, is an eye-opening account of how today's young female chess players are successfully knocking down the doors to this traditionally male game, infiltrating the male-owned sporting subculture of international chess, and giving the phrase "play like a girl" a whole new meaning.

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    34. Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

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      This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen. Learn More
    35. EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

      EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

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      This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen. Learn More
    36. Chess Fundamentals - Revised

      Chess Fundamentals - Revised

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      J.R. Capablanca was a World Chess Champion and one of the greatest players in chess history, yet he wrote very little about the game. Chess Fundamentals, though normally for the beginning player, contains valuable insights that will benefit players at all levels of understanding, including masters.

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