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Chess History and Reminiscences
by Henry Edward Bird , 1893
This work is but a condensation of a much larger one, containing the result of what can be discovered concerning the origin and history of chess, combined with some of my own reminiscences of 46 years past both of chess play and its exponents...
The Major Tactics of Chess
by Franklin Knowles Young - Little, Brown, and Company , 1898
Written in 1898, the stated purpose of this book is to elucidate those processes upon which every ruse, trick, artifice, and strategem known in chessplay, is founded; consequently, this treatise is devoted to teaching the student how to win ...
Chess and Checkers: The Way to Mastership
by Edward Lasker - ManyBooks , 1922
The author gives complete instructions for the beginner and valuable suggestions for the advanced player. Edward Lasker was a leading German-American chess and Go player. He published several books on American checkers, chess, and Go.
Chess Opening Theory
- Wikibooks , 2011
The opening of a game of chess is a battle between two equally matched armies. There is no method that will secure one player a decisive advantage independent from what his opponent does. If there were, no one would play chess.
The Art of Chess
by James Mason - Horace Cox , 1905
This book is really a complete reference of all aspect of the game and suitable for beginners and casual players. Combinations are analyzed and presented in a practical way, making it easier to discover patterns and see moves ahead more clearly.
- Wikibooks , 2010
Strategy in chess is the overall art of forming a plan. This book assumes that the reader understands the rules of chess. While it is up to the reader whether he should continue, this book lays the foundation for all great chessplayers.
by Jose Raul Capablanca - Harcourt, Brace and Co. , 1921
This is the masterpiece by World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca. Chess Fundamentals, though normally for the beginning player, contains valuable insights that will benefit players at all levels of understanding, including masters.
by Warren Wilkinson, Bill Alexander - Wikibooks , 2008
Chess does not involve chance, the outcome completely depends on the players. The book covers the basics of chess, playing and notating the game, tactics, strategy, basic openings, examples of chess games, the endgame, variants and tournaments.