WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONS

    Year of Publication
    1960 2014 2005 to 2005
    Author(s)
    1. Alan S. Russell (1)
    2. Alexander Alekhine (7)
    3. Alexander Kotov (2)
    4. Alexander Raetsky (1)
    5. Alexandra Kosteniuk (2)
    6. Anatoly Karpov (3)
    7. Andrew Soltis (2)
    8. Arnold Denker (1)
    9. Bobby Fischer (5)
    10. Brad Darrach (1)
    11. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
    12. Cyrus Lakdawala (4)
    13. Dale Brandreth (1)
    14. David Edmonds (1)
    15. David Hooper (1)
    16. David Levy (1)
    17. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    18. Dr. J. Hannak (1)
    19. Edmar Mednis (1)
    20. Edward Shektman (1)
    21. Elie Agur (1)
    22. Emanuel Lasker (2)
    23. Eric Schiller (1)
    24. Eric Schiller (1)
    25. Frank Brady (3)
    26. Frank X. Mur (1)
    27. Fred Reinfeld (2)
    28. Frisco Del Rosario (1)
    29. Garry Kasparov (21)
    30. Gedeon Barcza (2)
    31. Genna Sosonko (1)
    32. Geza Maroczy (1)
    33. Hans Berliner (1)
    34. Hans Bohm (1)
    35. Harry Benson (1)
    36. Helgi Olafsson (1)
    37. Iakov Damsky (1)
    38. Iakov Damsky (1)
    39. Igor Berdichevsky (1)
    40. Igor Stohl (1)
    41. Igor Zaitsev (foreword) (1)
    42. Irving Chernev (1)
    43. Isaak Linder (1)
    44. Ivo Nei (1)
    45. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
    46. James Gelo (1)
    47. Joe Gallagher (1)
    48. John Donaldson (1)
    49. John Eidinow (1)
    50. John Nunn (1)
    51. Jose Raul Capablanca (3)
    52. Karsten Muller (1)
    53. Kees Jongkind (1)
    54. Ken Neat (1)
    55. Kevin J. O'Connell (1)
    56. Kotronias & Logothetis (1)
    57. Kurt Landsberger (1)
    58. Larry Parr (1)
    59. Lou Hayes (1)
    60. M. Blaine (1)
    61. Max Euwe (8)
    62. Maxim Chetverik (1)
    63. Mikhail Botvinnik (5)
    64. Mikhail Tal (3)
    65. Mikhail Tal & Iakov Damsky (1)
    66. Murad Amannazarov (1)
    67. Nick Aplin (2)
    68. Pablo Moran (1)
    69. R.G. Wade (1)
    70. Raymond Keene (3)
    71. Renzo Verwer (1)
    72. Reuben Fine (2)
    73. Richard Roberts (1)
    74. Robert Byrne (1)
    75. Robert E. Burger (1)
    76. Robert G. Wade (2)
    77. Rogelio Caparros (1)
    78. Ron Henley (2)
    79. Rona E Petrosian (1)
    80. Samuel Reshevsky (2)
    81. Samuel Reshevsky (2)
    82. Stuart Marquilies (1)
    83. Svetozar Gligoric (1)
    84. Tibor Karolyi (4)
    85. Tigran Petrosian (3)
    86. Vik Vasiliev (1)
    87. Vishwanathan Anand (1)
    88. Walter Meiden (2)
    89. William Steinitz (1)
    90. William Winter & R. G. Wade (1)
    91. Yasser Seirawan (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (56)
    2. LFAN - Long Figurine (1)
    3. AN - Algebraic (33)
    4. LAN - Long Algebraic (2)
    5. DN - Descriptive (38)
    6. NL - Notationless (8)
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    Topics
    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
    2. World Champions (1)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Move by Move (5)
    2. My Great Predecessors (7)
    Host
    1. GM Bryan Smith (1)
    2. GM Jesse Kraai (2)
    3. GM Karsten Muller (1)
    4. GM Mihail Marin (1)
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      Gambits
      In this work he presents a convincing case for players to adopt gambit play. "Only by playing gambits will the chessplayer begin to understand that getting active positions, with the possibility of landing combinative shots, will compensate him for the material sacrificed." Estrin presents concepts and lines of play in every major opening. He provides many practical illustrations, and the number of examples given from his own games clearly shows that he practices what he advocates. 115 diagrams aid the reader in following the analysis. If you don't play these lines, your opponent will!
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      Gambits

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      Man versus Machine - Kasparov versus Deep Blue
      In May 1997, World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, regarded by many as the greatest player of all time, came to New York to face his most unusual and challenging opponent yet. Deep Blue, a supercomputer developed by a team of IBM Scientists in a project started ten years earlier, was capable of calculating 200 million chess positions per second and was incapable of tiring, losing heart or making an oversight. Six games would be played for over $1 million in prize money.

      This book tells the full story of this historic encounter, from the personalities, hype and controversies to the debates over computer intelligence and the future of chess. Every game is analyzed in detail and the earlier 1989 and 1996 matches between the two contestants are reviewed.

      Man versus Machine: kasparov vs. Deep Blue is the definitive on-the-scene report that every chess enthusiast must read.

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      Man versus Machine - Kasparov versus Deep Blue

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      Master Class - Bobby Fischer
      Volume 1
      On this DVD, a team of experts presents you every facet of the chess legend, and shows you the winning techniques and strategies employed by the 11th World Champion. Grandmaster Dorian Rogozenco delves into Fischer’s openings, and retraces the development of his repertoire. What variations did Fischer play, and what sources did he use to arm himself against the best Soviet players? Mihail Marin explains Fischer’s particular style and his special strategic talent in annotated games against Spassky, Taimanov and other greats.
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      Master Class - Bobby Fischer

      Volume 1
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      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship
      Including all games from the World Chess Championship Match, plus previous games between Anand and Carlsen and a ground breaking history of the World Chess Champions, including representative games by each of the 19 prior holders of the world title. All annotated by Grandmaster Raymond Keene, OBE. Includes 36 annotated chess games, 234 chess diagrams, plus puzzles and quizzes based upon the games of the match.
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      Carlsen - Anand Match for the World Chess Championship

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      Carlsen's Assault on the Throne
      In 2013 chess returned to world headlines. The energetic Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen was front page news and his fans were not disappointed: the World Number 1 won the World Championship. Carlsens Assault on the Throne gives an inside view of Carlsens dramatic journey: from one of eight challengers in the London Candidates tournament, with the near disaster in the final rounds, ending with triumph in Chennai. With behind-the-scenes stories and top-level analysis of the games, Kotronias & Logothetis have written the ultimate book on how Carlsen became the 16th undisputed World Chess Champion. This hardcover edition includes over a hundred colour photographs
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      Carlsen's Assault on the Throne

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      Weltgeschichte des Schachs - 27 - Spassky - GERMAN EDITION
      This is the book Bobby Fischer studied in preparing to play his epic match for the World Chess Championship against Boris Spassky. In order to complete the record of these games, the scores of the Fischer-Spassky Match are included in an appendix in the back of this book. The New York Times reported: "FERNDALE, N.Y. March 31 – Nearly always, when he is seen, he is carrying or reading what is jokingly called “the big red book” to distinguish it from “Quotations From Chairman Mao”, which is the little red book.
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      Weltgeschichte des Schachs - 27 - Spassky - GERMAN EDITION

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      MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2
      No World Champion has enchanted the chess world as much as Mihail Tal did. His reign as World Champion was short but in his time Tal’s star burned with unknown intensity. With his combinations and his intuitive sacrifices the young Tal ran over his opponents, and thrilled the chess world with his risky uncompromising attacking play, which inspired many players to emulate him.
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      MASTER CLASS - Mihail Tal - VOL. 2

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      Lasker's Manual of Chess
      Lasker's Manual of Chess is one of the greatest chess books ever written. The fact that it was first published over 80 years ago has diminished neither its relevance nor significance in today's modern chess world. Lasker was both a wonderful fighter and a deep thinker; his book is the quintessence of the exceptionally successful experiences he had over many long years, and his thoughts about them.
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      Lasker's Manual of Chess

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      Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games
      Learn chess from a World Champion! These 100 games were selected and annotated by Botvinnik himself as the best games he played before becoming World Champion in 1948. Includes contests against Alekhine, Capablanca, Euwe, Keres, Reshevsky, Smyslov and others. Author explains his theories, the development of Russian chess and six end game studies.
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      Botvinnik - 100 Selected Games

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      1974 Chess Olympiad
      The Biennial Chess Olympiad is the official World Team Championship and rivals the individual World Championship as the premier event in the chess calendar. The 1974 Olympiad, which took place at Nice on the French Riviera, had a record entry of 74 national teams. The Soviet Union once again captured the gold medal, the USA, without Fischer, made their best result for eight years to win the bronze medal behind Yugoslavia in second place.

      This book covers the story of the Olympiad with 130 annotated games, nearly half of them annotated by Grandmasters, complete tables of team performances in both the preliminary and the final groups, tables of every individual result of every player and the results of all past Olympiads.
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      1974 Chess Olympiad

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      Persona Non Grata
      The GM's side of his 1978 World Championship Match with Karpov. All thirty-two games are here with most being annotated. Included are the ESP battles, scandals, and fights that make it a classic.
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      Persona Non Grata

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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.
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      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Catalog Code: B0011RH
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      Capablanca's Best Chess Endings
      These 60 complete games, annotated throughout, emphasize Cuban master's elegant, classic, accurate, lethal endgame play against Alekhine, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Reti, the best. Here are real games from match and tournament play, but endings that seem like long-contemplated works of art.
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      Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

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      Kasparov vs. Korchnoi - London 1983
      This much-await clash between two giants of the chess world attracted vast interest among all chess players.

      Garry Kasparov, the 20-year old Grandmaster from Baku, is already the second highest ranked player in the world and has won several top tournaments including the Soviet Championship. 52 year old Victor Korchnoi was a Grandmaster before Kasparov was even born and already had played two matches for the world title.
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      Kasparov vs. Korchnoi - London 1983

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      Moscow Marathon
      Moscow Marathon is the definitive account of the 1984-1985 World Chess Championship between Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov.

      Billed as the "match of the century", it became a unique test of endurance and ended in chaos and controversy. The book is aimed at the reader with an interest in chess and combines detailed scrutiny of the games with an eye-witness account of the proceedings in Moscow.

      No other record of the match has this combination of careful research and constant, on-the-spot reporting.
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      Moscow Marathon

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      Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics
      How He Thinks, How He Moves
      Russian grandmaster Gary Kasparov is the youngest world champion ever. He is renowned for his aggressive play and superior tactics, which the author, a U.S. national chess master, analyzes in this book of recapped pivotal positions. Pandolfini opens with a brief biographical sketch on Kasparov and then proceeds to discuss how Kasparov responded or might have responded to 150 or so actual and hypothetical situations.
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      Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics

      How He Thinks, How He Moves
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      Alexander Alekhine - Agony of a Chess Genius
      The tragic last years of world chess champion Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946); 45 of his match and tournament games in Spain and Portugal from 1943 to 1946 and 100 other exhibition games from this period and from previous Iberian visits. Most of these 145 games have never been published in an English-language source.
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      Alexander Alekhine - Agony of a Chess Genius

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      Petrosian the Powerful
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      Petrosian the Powerful

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      Five Crowns
      Five is the number of World Championship matches that Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested from 1984 to 1990.

      Yasser Seirawan deeply analyzes each of the 24 games of the 1990 World Chess Championship . played in New York and Lyon. France. He answers all of the big questions, who was belligerent, who blew it and why.

      The final section gives all 158 tournament games played by Kasparov and Karpov, arguably the two best chess players who have ever lived. The games appear by opening, a far more useful arrangement for the chess student than the ordinary chronological presentation.
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      Five Crowns

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      The Games of Alekhine - PAPERBACK
      World Chess Champion - 1927-1935 & 1937-1946
      The Games of Alekhine is the first collection of all available chess games played by Alexander Alekhine, World Chess Champion from 1927-1935 and 1937-1946.
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      The Games of Alekhine - PAPERBACK

      World Chess Champion - 1927-1935 & 1937-1946
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      Bobby Fischer His Approach
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      Bobby Fischer His Approach

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      Alekhine in Europe and Asia
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      Alekhine in Europe and Asia

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      Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur
      Chess games played between master and amateur have been chosen, arranged and annotated to help amateurs learn how to avoid a variety of weak strategic and tactical moves. The games include detailed commentary by World Chess Champion Max Euwe and by Walter Meiden, a typical amateur player.
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      Chess Master vs. Chess Amateur

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      Attack with Mikhail Tal
      The legendary Mikhail Tal was the finest ever exponent of attacking chess. His all-out sacrificial style took him all the way to the World Championship title. Dogged by ill-health, Tal's reign was a short one, and he was never able to regain his crown, but Tal remained an outstanding player right up to his death in 1992. His departure has taken away one of the chess world's most charismatic figures; a player who excited chess passions wherever he went.
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      Attack with Mikhail Tal

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      EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals
      This is a reprint of the original "Chess Fundamentals" by Capablanca, as first published in 1921 and only a preface added by Capablanca in 1934. The reader here can feel confident that this reprint contains the exact, complete words of Capablanca. Unlike other reprints, not one word has been changed or omitted.
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      EBOOK - Chess Fundamentals

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      Bobby Fischer - Complete Games Of the American World Chess Champion
      A thorough look at the games of the man recognized as the greatest Chess player of all time. Bobby Fischer's genius and uncompromised attitude raised the entire world's consciousness of chess and paved the way for multi-million dollar prize funds enjoyed by today's top players.
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      Bobby Fischer - Complete Games Of the American World Chess Champion

      Catalog Code: B0009HY
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      My Love Affair with Tchigorin
      By one of America's best players of the 1930's-40's and a world renown "Romantic". His pre-game comments and annotation of all games will delight you. The long introduction tells of how Santasiere is going to share the joys of one of the greatest chess artists of all time with us. He then encourages us to play romantic, fighting chess like Tchigorin, instead of unoriginal chess. This book could certainly be recommended for the Romantic chess player.
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      My Love Affair with Tchigorin

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      Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games
      I have played a huge amount of tournament and match games during my long chess career, roughly 2,500 altogether. From those games, I have selected only three hundred for this book, - the games I consider my best and most instructive ones.
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      Anatoly Karpov - My 300 Best Games

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      Life and Games of Mikhail Tal
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      Life and Games of Mikhail Tal

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      The System
      A World Champion's Approach to Chess
      Hans Berliner is one of the most successful correspondence chess players of all time, and was utterly dominant in the 5th World Championship. Here, for the first time, he explains the set of principles - The System - that he used to guide him to the right moves. Readers will be astonished by the simplicity and power of Berliner's methods as he takes several major openings and subjects them to System principles, and finds radically new approaches to them.
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      The System

      A World Champion's Approach to Chess
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      Tal Botvinnik 1960
      One of the greatest books ever written about a world championship match. Take a trip with the Magician from Riga as he invites you to share his thoughts and feelings as he does battle for the world title.
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      Tal Botvinnik 1960

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      How I Became a Grandmaster at Age 14
      The book "How I became Grandmaster at age 14" includes an instructional part that will help anyone go from complete novice to a knowledgeable beginner in just ninteen lessons. This part will be very helpful for parents who wish to opem the magical wolrd of chess to their children.
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      How I Became a Grandmaster at Age 14

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      Magic of Mikhail Tal
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      Magic of Mikhail Tal

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      World Chess Championship Matches - BOOK 3
      All games are commented in informatory style. Each match is present by short introduction on the four languages - English, German, Russian, Spanish. Karpov, Kasparov. This three-volume anthology contains the collected and annotated games of all the matches for world chess championship between 1886 and 1998.
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      World Chess Championship Matches - BOOK 3

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      Bobby Fischer Rediscovered
      A lively, personal, and wonderfully informative look at Bobby Fischer, his personality and his playing. Although three decades have passed since Fischer won the world chess title from the former Soviet Union, he still remains a source of fascination and admiration for all players.
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      Bobby Fischer Rediscovered

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      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I
      Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
      The battle for the World Chess Championship has witnessed numerous titanic struggles which have engaged the interest not only of chess enthusiasts but also of the public at large. The chessboard is the ultimate mental battleground and the world champions themselves are supreme intellectual gladiators. These magnificent compilations of chess form the basis of the first two parts of Garry Kasparov's work on the history of the World Chess Championship.
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      Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME I

      Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca and Alekhine
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