Saturday, January 3, 2009

Free Online Chess Books



Kasparov-Kramnik 2000 - By Karsten Muller (58 page E-book of all the games Annotated)

(Free E-Books from Chesszone.org (PDF,CBV,Doc and DJVU Formats))
(Links Below take you to the Download page for that Section of Books)

Beginners Chess Books
Edward Lasker "Chess Strategy" (ENG, 1915)
E. Znosko-Borovsky "How not to play chess" (ENG, 1961)
Y. Averbakh "What is necessary to be known about the end-game" (RUS, 1960)
E. Shiffers "Manual for self-tuition of chess game" (RUS, 1911)
Y. Averbakh, M. Beylin "Chess manual for self-tuition" (RUS, 1970)
Em. Lasker "Textbook of chess game" (RUS, 6th edition, 1980)
I. Bondarevskiy "Study to play chess" (RUS, 1966)
A. Suetin "How to play a debut" (RUS, 3th edition, 1981)
B. Vaynshteyn "Traps Takequeen" (RUS, 1990)
D. Bronshteyn "Manual for self-tuition of chess game" (RUS, 1987)

Best games Collections
"Kasparov - Karpov. Seville 1987" (ENG, 1988)
"Kasparov - Karpov. New York - Lyon 1990" (ENG, 1991)
Yudovich "Garry Kasparov" (ENG, 1988)
"San Remo 1930" (ENG, 1973)
"St. Petersburg Tournament, 1895-1896" (ENG, 1896)
"Supertournament Moreliya - Linares, 2007" (RUS, 2007)
"Supertournament Wijk-aan-Zee, 2007" (RUS, 2007)
"Match on championship of the world Alekhin - Euwe" (RUS, 1935)
D. Bronshtein "200 opened games" (RUS, 1970)
M. Botvinnik "Match Flor - Botvinnik" (RUS, 1934)
P. Keres "100 games" (RUS, 1966)
A. Liliental "Life - to the chess" (RUS, 1969)
G. Levenfish "Select games and memoirs" (RUS, 1967)
"Third international chess tournament. Moscow, 1936" (RUS, 1937)
V. Panov "300 select games by Alekhin" (RUS, 1954)
D. Bronshtein "International Grand Master tournament" (RUS, 1983)
R. Fisher "My 60 memorable games" (ENG, 1969) ***
P. Romanovskiy "The best games" (RUS, 1954)
M. Botvinnik "Three matches of Anatoly Karpov" (RUS, 1975)
Em. Lasker "My match against Kapablanka" (RUS, 1925)

Chess Books by Game Stages
Flesch "Planning in Chess" (ENG, 1983)
Pandolfini "Pandolfini's Endgame Course" (ENG, 1988)
Korn "The Brilliant Touch in Chess" (ENG, 1966)
Troitzky "360 Brilliant and Instructive Endgames" (ENG, 1968)
Keres, Kotov "The Art of the Middle Game" (ENG, 1964)
M. Euwe "Judgment And Planning In Chess" (ENG, 1953)
R. Fine "The Ideas Behind The Chess Openings" (ENG, 1943) ***
R. Reti "Modern Ideas In Chess" (ENG, 1920)
P. Romanovsky "The Middlegame. Combination" (RUS, 1963)
I. Lipnitsky "Questions of modern chess theory" (RUS, 1956)
V. Alatorcev "Problems of modern chess theory" (RUS, 1960)
P. Romanovsky "Middlegame. Plan" (RUS, 1960)
A. Nimtsovich "My system" (RUS, 1930)
B. Musin "Theoretical completions: practical guidance of chess-player" (RUS, 2001)
M. Euwe "Course of chess lectures", "Strategy and tactic" (RUS, 1936)
S. Belavenets "Basic principles of game are in middlegame" (RUS, 1963)

Free E-Books from Chess.com (All PDF Format)
Chess.com E-Book Download Page
Lewis W. Chess Problems
Ten Tips to Winning Chess - Arthur Bisguier
Globe Problem and Selection Tourney #2 (Mate in 2 problems)
777 Chess Minatures ( Endgame Puzzles)
200 Chess Problems (2 to 5 move problems)
Crumbs from the Chessboard (2-5 move mates, selfmates ,fantasys)
English Chess Problems
The Smith-Morra Gambit (Guide to this Opening)


Google Search of Books in Public Domain 
(Click link to Download PDF Version of Book)
(These Books are still Here, just enter Captcha on Googles site and download starts for some or click "Ebook - Free"Button for others) 

Strategy and Instruction
Chess Praxis - By Howard Staunton
The Chess Tournament - By Howard Staunton
The Chess-player's Companion -By Howard Staunton
The Modern Chess Instructor - By William Steinitz
Mr. Blackburne's Games at Chess - By Joeseph henry Blackburne
The Laws and Practice of Chess -By Howard Staunton, Robert B. Wormald, Robert Bownas
Chess Strategy - By Eduard Lasker 

Chess Fundamentals -  By Jose Capablanca  (Can only View entire book online)
Chess Studies Comprising 1000 Games - By George Walker
Laskers Chess Magazine Vol 2 -  By Emanuel Lasker
Analysis of the game of Chess - Philidor
The Book of Chess - By Howard Staunton
The American Chess Players Handbook - By Howard Staunton


Chess Player Books
Morphys Games of Chess - By Paul Charles Morphy, Johann Löwenthal
Marshals Chess Swindles - By Frank J Marshal (Over 125 Tourn. and Match Games)

Chess Opening Books
Chess Openings -By Frank James Marshall
Modern Chess Openings  - By Griffith and White  (Pretty old book of openings but FREE)
The Chess Openings considered critically and practically - By Henry Bird
Chess Openings For Beginners - By Cunningham
Positions in the Chess Openings most Freq. Played - Thomas Long
Chess Players Compendium (Practical Guide to Openings) - By William Cook
Synopsis of the Chess Openings - By William Cook
Chess Openings - By Fredrick Longman
The Chess Openings - By Ginsburg
Jaenisch's Chess Preceptor - Jaenisch and Valker 
The Chess Openings (Notable positions and problems) - By Bird

Chess Endgame Books
Chess Endings - By Freebourough
Chess Symposium - By Halpern  (100 Endgame Studies)
Select Chess Endgames from Actual Play - By Freebourough

Chess Problem Books
A Selection of Popular Two Move Chess Problems -  Brownson (100 problems)
A Collection of 200 Chess Problems -  By Francis Healey
Chess Problems  - By Pierce (Hundreds of Problems)

--(Link to 30 Chess Problem Books in PDF Format) --

Tournament Books
International Masters Tournament  Manhattan Chess Club 1918 - (Marshall and Capablanca present)
London Intern. Tourn. 1883  (Bird and Winawer present)
The Hastings Chess Tourn. 1885
The Monte Carlo Tourn 1903 - (Tarrasch, Marshall, and Maroczy)

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