Library

Last updated: 19th October 2011

Exeter Chess Club's library is sitting in a number of cardboard boxes in my attic. If you want to borrow any of them, please send a pigeon attached to a message in the usual way.

Status: MIA = Missing

Notation: A = Algebraic, D = Descriptive

Status

Notation

Category

Author

Title

Publisher

Date

MIA

A

Endgames

Averbakh, Y.

Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Averbakh, Y.

Comprehensive Chess Endings (vol. 2) Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Averbakh, Y. and I. Maizelis

Comprehensive Chess Endings (vol. 4) Pawn Endings

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Averbakh, Y. and N. Kopayev

Comprehensive Chess Endings (vol. 5) Rook Endings

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Averbakh, Y. and V. Checkover

Comprehensive Chess Endings (vol. 1) Bishop Endings, Knight Endings

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Averbakh, Y. with V. Henkin and V. Checkhover

Comprehensive Chess Endings (vol. 3) Queen and Pawn Endings, Queen Against Rook Endings, Queen Against Minor Piece Endings

 

 

MIA

D

Endgames

Chernev, Irving

Practical Chess Endings

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Fine, Reuben

Basic Chess Endings

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Mieses, J.

Manual of the End Game

 

 

 

D

Endgames

Sutherland, M.A. and H.M. Lommer

1234 Modern End Game Studies

 

 

 

A

Endings

Chernev, Irving

Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

 

 

 

A

Endings

Onions, Tim and Regis, Dave

Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame

 

 

 

D

General

Assiac

Adventure in Chess

 

 

 

A

General

Federation Internationale des Echecs

Laws of Chess 1980

 

 

 

A

General

Federation Internationale des Echecs

The Official Laws of Chess

 

 

 

A

General

Fox, Mike and Richard James

The Complete Chess Addict

 

 

 

D

General

Golombek, Harry, ed.

The Encyclopedia of Chess

 

 

 

D

General

Green, R.F.

Chess

 

 

 

 

General

Hurst, Sarah

Curse of Kirsan: adventures in the chess underworld

 

 

 

A

General

Kazic, Bozidar

The Chess Competitor's Handbook

 

 

MIA

A

General

Keene, Raymond

Chess Terminators: the rise fo the machines from Deep Blue to Hydra

 

 

 

A

General

Keene, Raymond with Nathan Divinsky and Jeff Sonas

Who Was the Strongest? Warriors of the Mind II

 

 

 

 

General

Knight, Norman and Will Guy

King, Queen and Knight: A chess anthology in prose and verse

 

 

 

A

General

Kurzdorfer, Peter

The Tao of Chess: 200 Principles to Transform your Game and your Life

 

 

 

D

General

Murray, H.J.R.

Short History of Chess

 

 

 

A

General

O'Connell, ed.

The Batsford Chess Yearbook

 

 

 

A

General

Regis, David and others

100-odd years of Exeter Chess Club

 

 

 

D

General

Reinfeld, Fred

The Human Side of Chess

 

 

 

D

General

Reinfeld, Fred

The Treasury of Chess Lore

 

 

 

D

General

Richards, D.J.

Soviet Chess

 

 

 

D

General

Sunnucks, Anne

The Encyclopaedia of Chess

 

 

 

D

General

Thomas, A.R.B.

Chess for the Love of It

 

 

 

D

General

Tiller, Terence, ed.

Chess Treasury of the Air

 

 

 

A

General

Vol.12

The Chess Player

 

 

 

A

General

Walker, J.N.

Test Your Chess: Piece Power

 

 

 

D

General

Whyld, Ken

Guinness Chess: The Records

 

 

 

D

General

Wood, B.H., ed.

History of Chess

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Abrahams, Gerald

Chess (Teach Yourself)

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Abrahams, Gerald

The Chess Mind

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Alexander, C.H.O'D.

Alexander on Chess

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Bott, Raymond and Stanley Morrison

The Chess Apprentice

 

 

2

D

Instruction

Capablanca, J.R.

Chess Fundamentals

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Chernev, Irving

Logical Chess: Move by Move

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Cordingly, E.G.R.

The Next Move Is…

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Cunningham, E.E.

Chess Traps and Stratagems

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Euwe, M.

The Development of Chess Style

 

 

MIA

D

Instruction

Fischer, Bobby with Stuart Margulies and Donn Mosenfelder

Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Golombek, H.

The Game of Chess

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Hollings, F.

The Beginner's Book of Chess

 

 

 

A

Instruction

James, Richard

Move One! A Chess Course for Beginners

 

 

MIA

D

Instruction

Kotov, Alexander

Think Like a Grandmaster

 

 

MIA

D

Instruction

Pritchard, D. Brine

The Right Way to Play Chess

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Reinfeld, Fred

Chess in a nutshell…

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Reinfeld, Fred

Improving Your Chess: The Nine Bad Moves and how to avoid them

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Reshevsky, Samuel

How Chess Games are won

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Tarrasch, Siegbert

The Game of Chess

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Thomas, A.R.B.

Chess Techniques

 

 

 

A

Instruction

Walker, J.N.

First Steps in Chess

 

 

MIA

A

Instruction

Webb, Simon

Chess for Tigers

 

 

 

D

Instruction

Wenman, P.

One Hundred Chess Gems

 

 

 

A

Instructional

Davis, Steve and David Norwood

Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur

 

 

 

D

Instructional

Euwe, Max and Walter Meiden

chess master v chess amateur: How to benefit from your opponent's mistakes

 

 

 

D

Instructional

Lasker, Edward

Chess: The Complete Self-Tutor

 

 

 

D

Instructional

Love, John and Hodgkins, John

Further Chess Ideas

 

 

 

A

Instructional

Onions, Tim and Regis, Dave

Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame

 

 

 

D

Instructional

Reinfeld, Fred

Chess by Yourself

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 15 (Summer 1989)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 21 (Autumn 1993)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 22 (Winter 1993/1994)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 23 (Autumn 1994)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 24 (Spring 1995)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 26 (Autumn 1996)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 27 (Summer 1997)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 28 (Spring 1998)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 29 (Autumn 1998)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 30 (Spring 1999)

 

 

 

A

Magazines

Kingpin

Volume 31 (Autumn 1999)

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Abrahams, Gerald

Technique in Chess

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Euwe, M and H. Kramer

The Middle Game: Book 2: Dynamic and Subjective Features

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Euwe, M.

Judgment and Planning in Chess

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Keres, Paul and Alexander Kotov

The Art of the Middle Game

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Lasker, Edward

Modern Chess Strategy

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Lisitsyn, G.M and B. Cafferty

The Strategy of Chess

 

 

2

AD

Middlegame strategy

Nimowitsch, Aron

My System: A Chess Treatise

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Pachman, Ludek

Pachman's Modern Chess Strategy

 

 

 

D

Middlegame strategy

Vukovic, Vladimir

The Chess Sacrifice

 

 

 

A

Multimedia

Corel

Chess (CD-ROM)

 

 

 

A

Multimedia

Davies, Nigel

Foxy Openings: Sicilicide (video)

 

 

 

A

Multimedia

Martin, Andrew

Foxy Openings: The King's Gambit (video)

 

 

MIA

A

Multimedia

Ward, Chris

Foxy Openings: Anti-Sicilian Systems (video)

 

 

 

A

Openings

Arkell, Susan

Trends in the Caro-Kann Panov-Botvinnik, vol. 2

 

 

 

D

Openings

Barden, Leonard

The Ruy Lopez: Winning chess with 1 P-K4

 

 

 

D

Openings

Barden, Leonard with William Hartston and Raymond Keene

The King's Indian Defence

 

 

 

A

Openings

Burgess, Graham

The King's Indian for the Attacking Player

 

 

 

A

Openings

Chandler, Murray

The complete c3 Sicilian

 

 

MIA

A

Openings

Davies, Nigel

The Chess Player's Battle Manual

 

 

A

Openings

de Firmian, N (ed.)

Batsford's Modern Chess Openings (15th Edition)

 

 

 

D

Openings

Harding, T.D.

Counter Gambits

 

 

 

D

Openings

Harding, Tim

The Classical French

 

 

 

D

Openings

Hartston, William

The Grünfeld Defence

 

 

 

D

Openings

Horowitz, I.A.

Chess Openings: Theory and Practice

 

 

 

A

Openings

Kasparov, Gary and Raymond Keene

Batsford Chess Openings 2

 

 

 

D

Openings

Keene, R.D.

Flank Openings

 

 

MIA

D

Openings

Keene, Raymond and David Levy

An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player

 

 

 

A

Openings

Keene, Raymond and Shaun Taulbut

French Defence: Tarrasch Variation

 

 

 

A

Openings

Keene, Raymond with James Plaskett and Jon Tisdall

The English Defence

 

 

 

A

Openings

Leach, Colin

Bishop's Opening

 

 

 

A

Openings

Levy, D.N.L.

1 b4 Sokolsky Opening

 

 

 

D

Openings

Marovic, Drazen and Bruno Parma

An Opening Repertoire for Black

 

 

 

D

Openings

Marovic, Susic

King Fianchetto Defences

 

 

MIA

 

Openings

Martin, Andrew

The Modern Defence

 

 

 

A

Openings

Matanovic, A. (editor)

Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings Volume A

 

 

 

A

Openings

Matanovic, A. (editor)

Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings Volume B

 

 

 

A

Openings

Matanovic, A. (editor)

Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings Volume C

 

 

 

A

Openings

Matanovic, A. (editor)

Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings Volume D

 

 

 

A

Openings

Matanovic, A. (editor)

Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings Volume E

 

 

 

D

Openings

Neishtadt, Ya.

Queen's Gambit Accepted

 

 

 

A

Openings

Nunn, John

The Benoni for the Tournament Player

 

 

 

A

Openings

Nunn, John

The Complete Pirc

 

 

 

A

Openings

Nunn, John

The Pirc for the Tournament Player

 

 

 

A

Openings

Nunn, John with Graham Burgess, John Emms and Joe Gallagher

Nunn's Chess Openings

 

 

 

A

Openings

Onions, Tim and Regis, Dave

Ten Ways to Succeed in the Opening

 

 

 

D

Openings

Pachman, Ludek

Open Games

 

 

 

D

Openings

Pachman, Ludek

Semi-Open Games

 

 

 

D

Openings

Pachman, Ludek

The Opening Game in Chess

 

 

 

D

Openings

Pritchard, David

First Moves: How to Start a Chess Game

 

 

 

D

Openings

Reinfeld, Fred

Chess: how to play the white pieces

 

 

 

A

Openings

Schiller, Eric

Fianchetto Against the West Indians

 

 

A

Openings

Seirawan, Yasser

Winning Chess Openings

 

 

 

D

Openings

Silman, Jeremy

Accelerated Dragon

 

 

 

D

Openings

Silman, Jeremy

Nimzo-Indian for Black

 

 

 

A

Openings

Soltis, Andrew

Winning with the English Defense

 

 

 

D

Openings

Soltis, Andrew and Ken Smith

How to Play the Sicilian Defense Against All White Possibilities

 

 

 

D

Openings

Suetin, A.S.

Modern Chess Opening Theory

 

 

 

A

Openings

Suetin, Alexei

The Complete Spanish

 

 

 

A

Openings

Wall, Bill

Grob's Attack

 

 

 

A

Openings

Ward, Chris and Bob Wade

Developments in the Sicilian: Dragon 1984-1988

 

 

 

A

Openings

Watson, John L.

Play the FRENCH

 

 

 

D

Openings

Znosko-Borovsky, Eugene

How to Play the Chess Openings

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Adams, Michael

Development of a Grandmaster

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Alekhine, Alexander

My Best Games of Chess 1924-1937

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Alexander, C.H.O'D.

Alekhine's Best Games of Chess 1938-1945

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Alexander, C.H.O'D.

Fischer v. Spasskey, Reykjavik 1972

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Botvinnik, M.M.

Achieving the Aim

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Botvinnik, Mikhail

One Hundred Selected Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Bronstein, D. and G. Smolyan

Chess in the Eighties

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Clarke, P.H.

Mikhail Tal's Best Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Clarke, P.H.

Petrosian's Best Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Clarke, P.H. and W.J. Welch

Spassky versus Fischer

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

du Mont, J.

200 Miniature Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Euwe, M.

From My Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Euwe, Max

Bobby Fischer and his Predecessors in the World Chess Championship

 

 

MIA

D

Players and collections

Evans, Larry and Ken Smith

Fischer-Spassky Move by Move

 

 

MIA

D

Players and collections

Fischer, Bobby

My 60 Memorable Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Foldeak, Arpad

Chess Olympiads

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Gligoric, Svetozar

Fischer v Spassky: The Chess Match of the Century

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Golombek, H.

Capablanca's 100 Best Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Golombek, H.

Fifty Great Games of Modern Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Golombek, H.

Reti's Best Games of Chess

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Golombek, Harry

4th Candidates' Tournament, 1959: Bled-Zagreb-Belgrade

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Golombek, Harry

Fischer v Spassky

 

 

2

A

Players and collections

James, Jeremy and Leonard Barden

The Master Game

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Kasparov, Gary and Bob Wade

Fighting Chess: Games and Career

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Keene, Ray

World Chess Championship: Kramnik vs Leko

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Keene, Raymond

Aron Nimzowitsch: A Reappraisal

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Keene, Raymond

Tony Miles: England's Chess Gladiator

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Levy, David

How Fischer Plays Chess

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Olafsson, Fridrik

Vid skakbordid I aldarfjordung: 50 valdar soknarskakir (Icelandic)

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Regis, David, ed.

International Chess Congress, London 1922

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Reinfeld, Fred

Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Reinfeld, Fred and Reuben Fine

Lasker's Greatest Chess Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Sergeant, Philip

Morphy's Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Smyslov, V.V.

My Best Games of Chess 1935-1957

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Steinitz, William and Chrles Devide, ed.

Selected Chess Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Tartakower, S. and J. du Mont

500 Master Games of Chess: Book 1

 

 

 

A

Players and collections

Timman, Jan

Botvinnik's Secret Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Watts, W.H., ed.

The Book of the London International Chess Congress 1922

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Welch, John and Margaret Clark, eds.

The Barnstaple Open 1972

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Wenman, P

One Hundred Chess Games

 

 

 

D

Players and collections

Yates, F.D.

101 of My Best Games of Chess

 

 

 

D

Problems

Barden, Leonard

Leonard Barden's Chess Puzzle Book

 

 

 

D

Problems

Barnes, B.P.

Pick of the Best Chess Problems

 

 

 

A

Problems

Basman, Michael

Find the Mate!

 

 

 

D

Problems

Howard, Kenneth

Chess Problem Gems by Eight Eminent American Composers

 

 

MIA

D

Problems

Koltanowski, G.

En Passant: Chess Games and Studies

 

 

 

D

Problems

Rice, John

An ABC of Chess Problems

 

 

 

D

Problems

Scriven, B.

100 Chess Problems for the Novice and the Master

 

 

 

A

Problems

The Problemist

Volume 20, no. 2 (March 2005)

 

 

 

D

Problems

Troitsky

Chess Studies

 

 

 

D

Strategy

Stean, Michael

Simple Chess

 

 

 

D

Strategy

Suetin, Alexei

Plan Like A Grandmaster

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Abrahams, Gerald

Test Your Chess

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Alexander, C.H.O'D.

Chess Positions

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Golz, Werner and Paul Keres

Chess Combination as a Fine Art

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Hooper, David and Bernard Cafferty

Play for Mate

 

 

 

A

Tactics

Keene, Raymond

The Chess Combination from Philidor to Karpov

 

 

MIA

D

Tactics

Levy, David

Play Chess Combinations and Sacrifices

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Neishtadt, Yakov

Your Move!

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Pachman, Ludek

Attack and Defence in Modern Chess Tactics

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Pachman, Ludek

Modern Chess Tactics

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Spielmann, Rudolf

The Art of Sacrifice in Chess

 

 

 

D

Tactics

Vukovic, Vladimir

The Art of Attack in Chess

 

 

 

A

Tactics

Walker, John

Chess: Attacking the King

 

 

 

Chess Quotes

"Those chess lovers who ask me how many moves I usually calculate in advance, when making a combination, are always astonished when I reply, quite truthfully, 'as a rule not a single one' "
— Richard RETI.