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Board Games: Chess

e-books in Board Games: Chess category

Book cover: Chess History and ReminiscencesChess History and Reminiscences
by ,
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...
(1968 views)
Book cover: The Major Tactics of ChessThe Major Tactics of Chess
by - Little, Brown, and Company ,
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 ...
(4718 views)
Book cover: Chess and Checkers: The Way to MastershipChess and Checkers: The Way to Mastership
by - ManyBooks ,
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.
(3941 views)

Book cover: Chess Opening TheoryChess Opening Theory
- Wikibooks ,
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.
(3823 views)
Book cover: The Art of ChessThe Art of Chess
by - Horace Cox ,
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.
(4645 views)
Book cover: Chess StrategyChess Strategy
- Wikibooks ,
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.
(3958 views)
Book cover: Chess FundamentalsChess Fundamentals
by - Harcourt, Brace and Co. ,
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.
(11517 views)
Book cover: ChessChess
by - Wikibooks ,
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.
(5610 views)