History/Biography

Absolute Correspondence Championship of the United States Chess Federation, The

1976-2010

Alex Dunne

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Albert Beauregard Hodges

The Man Chess Made

John Hilbert, Peter Lahde

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Anand Files, The

The World Championship Story 2008-2012

Michiel Abeln

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Aron Nimzowitsch

On the Road to Chess Mastery 1886-1924

Jorn Erik Nielsen, Per Skjoldager

Reviewer: Donald K. McKim

Aron Nimzowitsch — On the Road to Chess Mastery

1886 - 1924

Jorn Erik Nielsen, Per Skjoldager

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Arthur Kaufmann: A Chess Biography, 1872-1938

Olimpiu G. Urcan, Peter Michael Braunwarth

Reviewer: John Donaldson

AVRO 1938 International Chess Tournament

Dale Brandreth, Robert Sherwood

Reviewer: John Watson

Avro 1938 International Chess Tournament

Dale Brandreth, Robert Sherwood

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Blindfold Chess

History, Psychology, Techniques, Champions, World Records, and Important Games

Eliot Hearst, John Knott

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Bobby Fischer and His World

John Donaldson

Bobby Fischer Comes Home

The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions

Helgi Olafsson

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Bobby Fischer Comes Home

The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions

Helgi Olafsson

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Bobby Fischer Comes Home

The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions

Helgi Olafsson

Reviewer: John Watson

Bobby Fischer’s Conquest of the World Chess Championship

The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match

Reuben Fine

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Bogoljubow the Fate of a Chess Player

Sergei Soloviov

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Botvinnik Move by Move

Cyrus Lakdawala

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Botvinnik-Petrosian

The 1963 World Chess Championship Match

Mikhail Botvinnik

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Capablanca Move by Move

Cyrus Lakdawala

Reviewer: John Watson

Carlsen’s Assault on the Throne

Sotiris Logothetis, Vasilios Kotronias

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Chess Duels

My Games With The World Champions

Yasser Seirawan

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Chess for Life

Matthew Sadler, Natasha Regan

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Chess Praxis

Aron Nimzowitsch, Robert Sherwood (Translator)

Reviewer: John Watson

Chess Secrets

Giants Of Innovation

Craig Pritchett

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

De La Bourdonnais Versus Mcdonnell, 1834

Cary Utterberg

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Doeberl Cup, The

Fifty Years of Australian Chess History

Bill Egan

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Elista Diaries — Karpov vs Kamsky and Karpov vs Anand

World Chess Championship Matches

Anatoly Karpov

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Emanuel Lasker

Second World Chess Champion

Isaak Linder, Vladimir Linder

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Eminent Victorian Chess Players

Tim Harding

Reviewer: John Watson

Frank Marshall, United States Chess Champion

A Biography With 220 Games

Andy Soltis

Reviewer: Donald K. McKim

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov

Part lll: 1993-2005

Garry Kasparov

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Genius In The Background

Nick Aplin, Tibor Karolyi

Reviewer: John Donaldson

H.E. Bird

Hans Renette

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Heroes Of Classical Chess

Learn From Carlsen, Anand, Fischer, Smyslov, and Rubinstein

Craig Pritchett

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Inside Chess (1988-2000)

Multiple Writers

Reviewer: John Donaldson, John Watson

James Mason In America

The Early Chess Career, 1867 – 1878

Joost van Winsen

Reviewer: John Donaldson

José Raúl Capablanca — A Chess Biography

Miguel A. Sánchez

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Joseph Henry Blackburne

A Chess Biography

Tim Harding

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Judit Polgar Teaches Chess 1

How I Beat Fischer’s Record

Judit Polgar

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Judit Polgar Teaches Chess 2

From GM to Top Ten

Judit Polgar

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Judit Polgar Teaches Chess 3

A Game of Queens

Judit Polgar

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Karlsbad 1907

International Chess Tournament

Carl Schlechter, George Marco

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

KGB Plays Chess, The

The Soviet Secret Police and the Fight for the World Chess Crown

Boris Gulko, Viktor Kortschnoi, Vladimir Popov, Yuri Felshtinsky

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Life & Games of Akiva Rubinstein — Volume 1, The

Uncrowned King

John Donaldson, Nikolay Minev

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Life and Games of Mikhail Tal, The

Mikhail Tal

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Max Euwe

Fifth World Chess Champion

Isaak Linder, Vladimir Linder

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Mikhail Botvinnik

The Life and Games of a World Chess Champion

Andy Soltis

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Mikhail Tal’s Best Games 1

The Magic of Youth

Tibor Karolyi

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Morphy Move by Move

Zenon Franco

Reviewer: John Donaldson

My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937

Alexander Alekhine

Reviewer: Donald K. McKim

My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937

Alexander Alekhine

Reviewer: John Donaldson

My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937

Alexander Alekhine

Reviewer: John Watson

My System

with The Blockade and other writings

Aron Nimzowitsch

Reviewer: John Watson

Najdorf X Najdorf

Liliana Najdorf

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Napier, the Forgotten Chessmaster

John Hilbert

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

New York 1924

Alexander Alekhine

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

On the Origin of Good Moves

A Skeptic's Guide to Getting Better at Chess

Willy Hendriks

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Pasadena 1932 International Chess Tournament

Dale Brandreth, Robert Sherwood

Reviewer: John Watson

Pasadena 1932 International Chess Tournament

by Bob Sherwood, Dale Brandreth

Dale Brandreth, Robert Sherwood

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Paul Morphy

Géza Maróczy

Reviewer: John Watson

Profession Chessplayer

Grandmaster at Work

Vladimir Tukmakov

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Saint Petersburg 1895/96

Robert Sherwood

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Samuel Lipschutz, A Life in Chess

Stephen Davies

Reviewer: John Donaldson

San Luis 2005

Alik Gershon, Igor Nor

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

San Remo 1930

International Chess Tournament

Robert Sherwood

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Smart Chip From St.Petersburg

And Other Tales of a Bygone Chess Era


Genna Sosonko

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Soviet Outcast

The Life and Games of Grigory Levenfish

Douglas Griffin, Jacob Aagaard

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Stress of Chess, The and its Infinite Finesse

My Life, Career and 101 Best Games

Walter Browne

Reviewer: John Watson

Stress of Chess, The and its Infinite Finesse

My Life, Career and 101 Best Games

Walter Browne

Reviewer: Timothy Randall

The Hague-Moscow 1948

Match/Tournament for the World Chess Championship

Max Euwe

Reviewer: Donald K. McKim

Tragic Life and Short Chess Career of James A. Leonard, 1841 – 1862, The

John Hilbert

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Turk, Chess Automaton, The

Gerald M. Levitt

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Vishy Anand — World Chess Champion

Life and Games (3rd edition)

John Nunn, Vishy Anand

Reviewer: John Watson

Vishy Anand — World Chess Champion

John Nunn, Vishy Anand

Reviewer: John Donaldson

World Champion At the Third Attempt

Grigory Sanakoev

Reviewer: Timothy Randall

World Champions I Knew, The

Genna Sosonko

Reviewer: Jeremy Silman

Zurich 1953

15 Contenders for the World Chess Championship

Miguel Najdorf

Reviewer: John Donaldson

Zurich 1953

15 Contenders for the World Chess Championship

Miguel Najdorf

Reviewer: John Watson