Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. It is one of the world's most popular games, played by millions of people worldwide in homes, parks, clubs, online, by correspondence, and in tournaments. ...more

Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Logical Chess Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition
How to Reassess Your Chess: The Complete Chess Mastery Course
The Amateur's Mind: Turning Chess Misconceptions Into Chess Mastery
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Silman's Complete Endgame Course: From Beginner to Master
The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
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The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Human Brain
Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953
Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games
Winning Chess Tactics, revised
Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual
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22 books — 18 voters
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68 books — 106 voters
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Lewis Carroll
and a most curious country it was. There were a number of tiny little brooks running straight across it from side to side, and the ground between was divided up into squares by a number of little green hedges, that reached from brook to brook. I declare it's marked out just like a large chessboard!' Alice said at last. 'There ought to be some men moving about somewhere--and so there are!' she added in a tone of delight, and her heart began to beat quick with excitement as she went on. 'It's a gr ...more
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