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
My 60 Memorable Games
My System
Silman's Complete Endgame Course: From Beginner to Master
The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
Art of Attack in Chess
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
Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors,  Part 1
Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual

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