X

Chess Books

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Ishi Press
  2. Remove This Item Author/s: David Levy
  3. Remove This Item Author/s: Kenneth Harkness
  4. Remove This Item Author/s: Nicolai V. Pedersen
  5. Remove This Item Author/s: Sam Loyd
  6. Remove This Item Author/s: Vincent Moret
Price
$0 $140 $0 to $140
Year of Publication
2007 2009 2007 to 2009
Manufacturer
  1. Ishi Press (16)
  2. Everyman Chess (2)
  3. New in Chess (2)
  4. Batsford Chess (1)
  5. Chess Digest (1)
  6. RHM Press (1)
  7. Pergamon Chess (1)
  8. Chess Press (1)
  9. Chess Player (1)
Chess Notation Type
  1. DN - Descriptive (8)
  2. AN - Algebraic (5)
  3. NL - Notationless (2)
  4. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
Author/s
  1. A. C. Dempsey (2)
  2. A.A. Troitzky (1)
  3. Adriaan D. De Groot (1)
  4. Alain Benlolo (1)
  5. Alan S. Russell (1)
  6. Alexander Alekhine (3)
  7. Alexander Koblentz (1)
  8. Alexander Kotov (4)
  9. Alexander Liepnieks (2)
  10. Alexey Bezgodov (1)
  11. Alexey Sokolsky (1)
  12. Ali Mortazavi (1)
  13. Anatoly Karpov (1)
  14. Andre Philidor (1)
  15. Aono Teruichi (1)
  16. Arnold Denker (2)
  17. Aron Nimzowitsch (1)
  18. Arpad E. Elo (1)
  19. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  20. Assiac (1)
  21. Bent Larsen (2)
  22. Bobby Fischer (4)
  23. Boris Spassky (1)
  24. Brad Darrach (1)
  25. Brian Sutton-Smith (1)
  26. Bruce Hayden (1)
  27. Burt Hochberg (1)
  28. C J S Purdy (1)
  29. C. D. Locock (1)
  30. Carolyn Withgitt (4)
  31. Claude Bloodgood (1)
  32. Dan McDaniel (1)
  33. Daniel A Yanofsky (1)
  34. Dannis Waterman (1)
  35. Danny Kopec (1)
  36. David Bronstein (4)
  37. David Daniels (2)
  38. David Hooper (1)
  39. David Levy (13)
  40. David Mitchell (1)
  41. David Wolfe (1)
  42. Don Schultz (2)
  43. Donald M. Liddell (1)
  44. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
  45. Dr. Max Euwe (1)
  46. E. Ilyin (1)
  47. Edgar Kaplan (1)
  48. Eduard Shekhtman (1)
  49. Edward Lasker (5)
  50. Edward Shektman (1)
  51. Elliot Morton Avedon (1)
  52. Elwin C. Meyers (2)
  53. Ely Culbertson (1)
  54. Emanuel Lasker (2)
  55. Eric Schiller (26)
  56. Eric Schiller (24)
  57. F.M. Eric Schiller (1)
  58. F.M. Malkin (1)
  59. Frances Keyes (1)
  60. Francis J. Wellmuth (1)
  61. Frank Mitchell (1)
  62. Fred Reinfeld (14)
  63. Garry Kasparov (1)
  64. Gedeon Barcza (2)
  65. George Francis Kane (2)
  66. George Koltanowski (3)
  67. George L. Smolyan (1)
  68. Ghenrikh M. Kasparyan (1)
  69. Goro Sakata (1)
  70. Guthrie McClain (1)
  71. H. Golombek (1)
  72. H. J. R. Murray (1)
  73. H. Kramer (1)
  74. Haije Kramer (1)
  75. Harold C. Schonberg (2)
  76. Harold C. Schonberg (1)
  77. Harold Thorne (1)
  78. Harry Golombek (5)
  79. Henry Grob (1)
  80. Herbert O. Yardley (1)
  81. Howard Staunton (2)
  82. I.A. Horowitz (8)
  83. Iakov Damsky (1)
  84. Igor Zakharovich Bondarevsky (1)
  85. Ilya Maizelis (3)
  86. Imre Konig (1)
  87. Irving Chernev (4)
  88. Irving Chernev. (1)
  89. Isaac Kashdan (2)
  90. Ivo Nei (1)
  91. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
  92. James Eade (1)
  93. James Minchin (1)
  94. John Clayton (1)
  95. John Grefe (1)
  96. John H. Larkins (2)
  97. John W. Collins (1)
  98. Jose Raul Capablanca (5)
  99. Joseph Petrus Wergin (1)
  100. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
  101. Kelly Lawless (2)
  102. Ken Uston (3)
  103. Kenneth Harkness (2)
  104. Kenneth M. Grover (1)
  105. Kenneth Mark Colby (1)
  106. Kenneth Matthews (1)
  107. Kerry Lawless (12)
  108. Kerry Lawless (2)
  109. Kevin J. O'Connell (1)
  110. Kevin O'Connell (3)
  111. Larry Evans (3)
  112. Larry Parr (1)
  113. Lawrence Revere (1)
  114. Leonard Morgan (1)
  115. Leonid Shamkovich (3)
  116. Lev Polugaevsky (2)
  117. Louis Watson (1)
  118. Ludek Pachman (5)
  119. M. Blaine (1)
  120. M.L. Rantala & Eric Schiller & Alan Watson (1)
  121. Martin E. Morrison (2)
  122. Max Euwe (11)
  123. Michail Tal (1)
  124. Mikhail Botvinnik (5)
  125. Mikhail Tal & Iakov Damsky (1)
  126. Mikhail Yudovich (2)
  127. Mikhall Botvinnik (3)
  128. Milton Finklestein (2)
  129. Milton Hanauer (1)
  130. N. Kopayev (1)
  131. Norman T. Whitaker (1)
  132. P.W. Sergeant (1)
  133. Pal Benko (1)
  134. Paul Keres (8)
  135. Paul Lukacs (1)
  136. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
  137. Peter Yu (4)
  138. R. N. Coles (1)
  139. R.C. Griffith (2)
  140. R.G. Wade (2)
  141. Raymond Keene (9)
  142. Reuben Fine (14)
  143. Richard E. Fauber (2)
  144. Richard Eales (1)
  145. Richard Keene (1)
  146. Richard Reti (2)
  147. Richard Roberts (1)
  148. Richard Tarravechia (1)
  149. Robert Byrne (2)
  150. Robert Darvas (1)
  151. Robert E. Burger (2)
  152. Robert G. Wade (2)
  153. Romona W Gordon (1)
  154. Rona E Petrosian (1)
  155. Roy Hoppe (1)
  156. Rudolf Spielmann (1)
  157. Russell Chauvenet (1)
  158. Sakata Eio (2)
  159. Sam Loyd (1)
  160. Sam Sloan (7)
  161. Samuel Reshevsky (4)
  162. Samuel Reshevsky (3)
  163. Sasaka Eio (1)
  164. Sidney Norman Bernstein (1)
  165. Siegbert Tarrasch (1)
  166. Steffen Zeuthen (1)
  167. Stewart Culin (1)
  168. Stuart Marquilies (1)
  169. Svetozar Gligoric (2)
  170. Thomas Wiswell (1)
  171. Tigran Petrosian (3)
  172. V. Grishin (1)
  173. Valery D. Chaschihin (1)
  174. Victor Henkin (1)
  175. Vik Vasiliev (1)
  176. Vitaly Chekhover (3)
  177. Vladimir Davidovich Baturnsky (3)
  178. Vladimir Vukovic (1)
  179. Vlastimil Hort & Vlastimil Jansa (1)
  180. Walter Meiden (1)
  181. Walter Tevis (1)
  182. Weaver Adams (1)
  183. Wiliam Caxton (1)
  184. William B. Dick (1)
  185. William Ewart Napier (2)
  186. William Lombardy (3)
  187. William Roland Hartston (1)
  188. William Steinitz (1)
  189. William Winter (1)
  190. William Winter & R. G. Wade (1)
  191. Yuri Averbach (7)
  192. Yuri Averbakh (6)
Newest Books Now Available

Chess Openings

Chess Middlegames

Chess Endgames

General Instruction Books

Chess Tactics

Chess Strategy

Chess Rules

Chess Puzzles

Chess eBooks

Chess Game Collections

Chess Match & Tournaments

Miscellaneous Chess

Chess Biographies

Chess History

Foreign Languages

Chess for Beginners

Chess for Children

How to Teach Chess

Chess Life Magazine

New in Chess Magazine

American Chess Magazine

Chess Informants

New in Chess Yearbooks

Chess Life Annuals

Shopworn Books   Save up to 50%!

Clearance Books Up to   80% off!

Sort By...

Publication Date

Name

Price


16 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Ascending Direction
    Howard Staunton - 1810-74
    Catalog Code: B0072IS

    Howard Staunton, chess champion, writer and Shakespearean scholar was a figure of controversy in nineteenth century chess circles: He is remembered chiefly as the man who avoided playing Morphy and as the author of numerous vitriolic articles. It is on his chess writings that this book concentrates.
    imgi

    Howard Staunton - 1810-74

    $25.95
    Korchnoi's Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0068IS

    Korchnoi's Chess Games comprises almost 1700 games played up to the beginning of 1978 and is the most comprehensive and systematic collection of this great player's games ever to be published. The editors have included every available tournament and match game played by Korchnoi since 1945, and there are a number of miscellaneous games from blitz tournaments and simultaneous exhibitions.
    imgi

    Korchnoi's Chess Games

    $25.95
    Computer Chess Compendium
    Catalog Code: B0069IS

    The remarkable increase in strength of chess computers over the last ten years has resulted in a flood of books and articles on programming methods and new approaches to analysing positions.All important articles on the subject have now been collected together in one volume together with the best games by chess computers including the World Computer Championships.
    imgi

    Computer Chess Compendium

    $25.95
    Computer Gamesmanship
    Elements of Intelligent Game Design
    Catalog Code: B0071IS

    This is book is for anyone who has ever tried to match wits with a computer in chess, bridge, or any other game requiring long-range strategy and studied decisions. If you're not a pro, chances are you've been defeated by a machine - and impressed at its uncanny ability to outmaneuver humans. In Computer Gamesmanship, David Levy, an International Chess Master and producer of intelligent computer games, unravels the mysteries of how computers successfully mimic strategic thinking and play complex games.
    imgi

    Computer Gamesmanship

    $25.95
    How Computers Play Chess
    Catalog Code: B0047IS

    This book attempts to satisfy two different goals. It presents a comprehensive history of computer chess along with many rare examples of the play of early programs. These examples contain both amazing strokes of brilliance and inexplicable catastrophes; they will give the reader a dear perspective of the pioneer days of computer chess. In contrast, contemporary programs are capable of defeating International Grandmasters; the text contains several recent examples including a remarkable victory over former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. The remainder of the book is devoted to an explanation of how the various parts of a chess program are designed and how they function.
    imgi

    How Computers Play Chess

    $26.95
    Computer Games II
    Catalog Code: B0054IS

    Computer Games II is the second volume in a two-part compendium of papers covering the most important material available on the development of computer strategy games. These selections range from discussions of mathematical analysis of games, to more qualitative concerns of whether a computer game should follow human thought processes rather than a brute force approach, to papers which will benefit readers trying to program their own games.
    imgi

    Computer Games II

    $29.95
    Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices
    Catalog Code: B0043IS

    David Levy, International and World expert on computer chess, has analyzed the brilliancies of the masters and, in this book, explains how you can learn to recognize the symptoms and produce your own stunning finishing stroke. Make a small sacrifice and buy this elegant combination of explanation and instruction!
    imgi

    Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices

    $25.95
    How To Play the Sicilian Defense
    Catalog Code: B0038IS

    This book explains the ideas behind the Sicilian Defense and gives the reader many useful rules of thumb as a guide to playing all the standard types of positions that arise in the Sicilian. Any player who reads and understands the ideas explained in this book will be assured of scoring many more points in Sicilian Defense games.
    imgi

    How To Play the Sicilian Defense

    $25.95
    Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess Games
    Catalog Code: B0048IS

    Originally published as ''Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess Games: Volume 1: 1485-1866''. Volume 2 was never published, so the title has been shortened to ''Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess Games''. This encyclopedia set out to publish all the important games of chess which have been played since the modern laws came into force in the late 1400s.
    imgi

    Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess Games

    $33.95
    Sacrifices in the Sicilian
    Catalog Code: B0070IS

    The Sicilian Defense is the most exciting of all chess openings and the most popular at all levels of play. The attacking and tactical possibilities of the Sicilian are numerous. There are many sacrificial ideas that occur time and again in the Sicilian, and it is the task of this book to clarify and analyze them
    imgi

    Sacrifices in the Sicilian

    $25.95
    How to Play the King's Indian Defence
    Catalog Code: B0039IS

    This follow-up to the successful chess book How to Play the Sicilian Defence, by the same authors, explains the basic principles of the King's Indian without involving the reader in reams of analysis. Many useful rules and guidelines are given, enabling the reader to understand the ideas behind the opening and the standard types of position which arise.
    imgi

    How to Play the King's Indian Defence

    $19.95
    How Fischer Plays Chess
    Catalog Code: B0040IS

    A study and analysis of the games of Bobby Fischer, the greatest chess player the world has ever known.
    imgi

    How Fischer Plays Chess

    $26.95
    Computer Games I
    Catalog Code: B0067IS

    Computer Games I is the first volume in a two-part compendium of papers covering the most important material available on the development of computer strategy games. These selections range from discussions of mathematical analysis of games, to more qualitative concerns of whether a computer game should follow human thought processes rather than a ''brute force'' approach, to papers which will benefit readers trying to program their own games.
    imgi

    Computer Games I

    $29.95
    An Invitation to Chess
    A Picture Guide to the Royal Game
    Catalog Code: B0025IS

    An Invitation to Chess is perhaps the most successful chess book ever written, with sales of over 100,000. It is a basic beginners book, starting with the moves of the pieces and rapidly advancing to more complex problems and examples.
    imgi

    An Invitation to Chess

    $14.95
    The Blue Book And Encyclopedia of Chess
    With Introduction and Updates from 2008
    Catalog Code: B0065IS

    This book was originally published as The Official Blue Book and Encyclopedia of Chess. In reprinting this book, the word ''Official'' has been deleted because the official rules have since been published by FIDE. However, the rules are substantially the same, just the new rules are more complex and detailed. The author, Kenneth Harkness, was the inventor and developer of the chess rating system that is now used in every country of the world.
    imgi

    The Blue Book And Encyclopedia of Chess

    $24.95
    Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles, Tricks and Conundrums with Answers
    Catalog Code: B0035IS

    This book, Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5,000 Puzzles Tricks and Conundrums with Answers, was compiled by his son and published in 1914 after his death. Although many books have been written about some of Loyd's puzzles, this remains the most complete volume of all of his puzzles. This is considered to be the most fabulous and exciting collection of puzzles ever assembled in one volume. The puzzles come with wonderful illustrations.
    imgi

    Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles, Tricks and Conundrums with Answers

    $39.95

16 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Ascending Direction

Chess Books

Choose from a huge selection of chess books, including a wide variety of topics, players and strategies from The House of Staunton. There is a chess book for nearly every chess move or chess defense you can think of. Looking for a chess book talking about a specific chess player? Browse the many different miscellaneous chess books available. Need to strengthen your opening game? Middle game? Or maybe your end game is lacking. There are chess books covering all of these topics and much more. The purpose of a majority of the chess books available is to serve as guides for beginners and advanced chess players alike, and to address different tactics and strategies to help improve your game. There are also biographical chess books that talk about specific Chess Players such as Magnus Carlsen or Vishwanthan Anand if you are interested in reading about a chess player and their life.

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton