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Archive 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010
2003
Date Author, Title Section
9 Jul Horowitz, How to Win in the Chess Openings, Fireside, 1986, ISBN: 0671624261, Arthur Ellis Openings (general)
18 Jul Reti, Estudios Completos, Fundamentos/Aguilera, 1983, Pedro Canizares Cuadra Endgame and problems
18 Jul King, Kasparov v Deeper Blue. The ultimate Man v. Machine Callenge, Batsford, London, 1997, Donald Dabdub Games - Players
20 Jul Morán, Los Campeonatos del Mundo de Steinitz a Alekhine, Coleccion Escaques, 1974, ISBN: 84-270-0278-5, Luiz Spada Collection of games
21 Jul Dorfman, The critical moment, Game Mind Ltd, 2002, ISBN: 2 84735 002 0, Goujon Antoine Tactics and Strategy
21 Jul Reinfeld, Tarrasch's Best Games of Chess - Selected and annotated , Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1960, ISBN: 0-486-20644-0, Javier Orellana Games - Players
22 Jul Chernev, Winning Chess Traps, McKay, 1946, ISBN: 0-679-14037-9, Frank Oslick Tactics and Strategy
23 Jul Horowitz, New Traps in the Chess Opening, Faber and Faber Limited, 1966, ISBN: 0 571 06555 4, Mehmet Ozerkman Openings (general)
24 Jul Reinfeld, Colle's Chess Masterpieces, Dover, 1984, ISBN: 0-486-24757-0, Sandi Hutama Games - Players
25 Jul Kasparov, L'épreuve du temps, Grasset Europe-échecs, 1987, ISBN 2-246-37731-5, Antoine Goujon + training file Games - Players
31 Jul Wade & Blackstock, PALMA DE MALLORCA 1970 - Interzonal Chess Tournament, The Chess Player 1970, Scott Isaacman Collection of games
01 Aug Allen, 33 Classic Opening Chess "Traps" and stumbles, Chess Book Enterprises, 1999, ISBN: 0-615-11161-0, Dan Bethencourt Openings (general)
02 Aug Crouch, Pawn Chains, Olbrich, 1994, ISBN: 3-929324-10-5, Ari Hyvärinen Tactics and Strategy
04 Aug Teyssou - Birmingham - Verat, Championnat du monde Séville 1987 (with training annotations), Grasset-Europe-Echecs, ISBN 2-246-640631-5, 1988, Antoine Goujon Collection of games
04 Aug Horowitz - Reinfeld, How to improve Your Chess (with training annotations), ISBN 0-02-028890-5, Collier books, Macmillan, 1972, Antoine Goujon Tactics and Strategy
04 Aug Wilson & Alberston, 303 Tactical Chess Puzzles, Sterling Publishing Company, 2002, Jose Morell Tactics and Strategy
07 Aug Dommett, Emil Josef Diemer 1908-1990 - A Life Devoted to Chess, The Book Guild Ltd, 2003, ISBN 1 85776 721 7, Magnus Rosenstielke Games - Players
10 Aug Mariotti, Peñalara - Primeros pasos en el Ajedrez, Ediciones Don Bosco 1981, Alberto Fernandez General
10 Aug Bjelica (Colección Reyes del Ajedrez), Alexander Alekhine, Zugarto Ediciones, ISBN 8488155166, Alberto Fernandez Games - Players
10 Aug Zambrano, La lucha por la Iniciativa, Ed. Paidotribo, ISBN: 84-8019-478-2, Alberto Fernandez Tactics and Strategy
11 Aug Plaskett, Playing To Win, The Macmillian Chess Library, 1988, ISBN: 0-02-044711-6, Barry Bell Tactics and Strategy
11 Aug Euwe, Estrategia y Táctica en Ajedrez, Editorial Sopena Argentina, 1977, Horacio Cardieri Tactics and Strategy
20 Aug Schiller, Hypermodern Opening Repertoire for White, Cardoza, 1999, Marek Soszynski Openings (specific)
20 Aug Timman, Timman's Selected Games, Simon & Schuster, 1996, ISBN: 1857441214, Nikolaos Savvoglou Games - Players
23 Aug Smith & Hall, Winning with the Reti Opening, Chess Digest. Inc., 1993, ISBN: 0-87568-237-5, Yves Picard Openings (specific)
27 Aug Hannak, Emanuel Lasker The life of a Chess Master, Dover, 1991, ISBN: 0486267067 , Ross Hytnen Games - Players
27 Aug Keene, Karpov - Korchnoi 1978 The Inside Story Of The Match, B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1978, ISBN: 0 7134 1809 5, Philip Dodderidge Games - Players
28 Aug Harvey, Colle Plays The Colle System, Chess Enterprises, 2002, ISBN 0-945470-88-6, Michael Rotner Openings (specific)
28 Aug Howard, Spectacular Chess Problems, Dover, 1967, ISBN: 0-486-21477-X, Anthony Hann Endgame and problems
31 Aug Wade, Sousse 1967 Interzonal Chess Tournament, The Chess Player, 1968, Philip Dodderidge Collection of games
05 Sept Keene, Korchnoi vs. Spassky: Chess Crisis, George Allen & Unwin, 1978, ISBN 0 04 794006 9, Dave Tigran Games - Players
06 Sept Renaud & Kahn, The Art of the Checkmate, Dover Publications, Inc. New York, 1962, ISBN 0-486-20106-6, Levente Szekrenyes Tactics and Strategy
07 Sept Fine, The Middle Game In Chess, David McKay Company, 1952, Abiodun Muata Tactics and Strategy
07 Sept Reinfeld, Chess Mastery by Question and Answer, Collier Books, 1961, Philip Dodderidge Tactics and Strategy
09 Sept Soltis, Bobby Fischer rediscovered, Batsford, 2003, Frontenac Games - Players
13 Sept Skinner & Verhoeven, Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games 1902-46: 2543 games of the Former World Champion, McFarland, 1998, ISBN: 0786401176, Dennis Leong Games - Players
15 Sept Gallagher, Winning With The King's Gambit, Batsford, 1992 (Reprint 1994), Chris Thiis Openings (specific)
16 Sept Cozens, Lessons in Chess Strategy, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1968, ISBN: 0710052235, Joseph Lau Tactics and Strategy
20 Sept O'Kelly - Petrossian, l'intuition à l'affut (3d edition), Ediciones Castilla, 1973, ISBN: 84-399-1388-5, Thierry Souche Games - Players
21 Sept Bjelica, José Raúl Capablanca, Zugarto Ediciones S.A., 1993, ISBN: 84-88155-26-3, Carlos Cortés Games - Players
22 Sept Assaic, The Pleasures of Chess, Dover Publications, 1960, ISBN 0-486-20597-5, Bill Wall Collection of games
22 Sept Suetin, Schach Training, Ullstein, 1991, ISBN: 3-548-34847-5, Frank Altenburg General
24 Sept Plitsetskij, La Difesa strumento di vittoria, Prisma editori, 1996, ISBN: 88-7264-053-9, Alessandro Surpi Tactics and Strategy
26 Sept Byrne, The New York Times Great Chess Victories and Defeats, Times Books; Random House, 1990, ISBN 971-085683-9, Eric Hughes Santiago Collection of games
27 Sept Hall & Smith, Chess Instructions - Move by Move, Chess Digest, 1984, ISBN: 0-87568-156-5, William Simpson General
28 Sept Abrahams, Not Only Chess, George Allen & Unwin, London, 1974, ISBN 0 04 794005 0, Bill Wall General
28 Sept Horowitz, Modern Ideas in the Chess Openings, Cornerstone Library, 1953, Lon Thomas Openings (general)
30 Sept Chernev, The Russians Play Chess, David McKay Company, 1947, Bill Wall Games - Players
30 Sept Schwartz, Hollandisch, Fr. L. Rattmann, 1964, David Lenhart Openings (specific)
01 Oct Chernev, The Bright Side of Chess, Dover Publications, 1965, ISBN 486-21366-8, Bill Wall Games - Players
05 Oct Chernev, The Chess Companion, Simon & Schuster, 1968, ISBN 671-2165-1, Bill Wall Collection of games
06 Oct Nabokov, Poems and Problems, McGraw-Hill, 1970 Endgame and problems
07 Oct Brady, Profile of a Prodigy, David McKay Company, 1965, Bill Wall Games - Players
09 Oct Znosko-Borovsky, La defensa alekhine (variante de los 4 peones), Editorial Grabo, 1932, Luis Martinez (free DB Book in pgn format) Znosko-Borovsky
09 Oct Demouve, Basics of Chess Tactics, Dar Dimashk, 1983, Ehab Hamada Tactics and Strategy
12 Oct Chernev, The 1000 Best Short Games of Chess, Simon & Schuster, 1955, Library of Congress number 55-5949, Bill Wall Collection of games
14 Oct Lombardy & Daniels, Chess Panorama, Chilton Book Company, 1975, ISBN 0-8019-6078-9, Bill Wall Collection of games
17 Oct Chernev, Wonders and Curiosities of Chess, Dover Publications, 1974, ISBN 0-486-23007-4, Bill Wall Collection of games
20 Oct Adams, Mikhail Chigorin The Creative Chess Genius, Caissa Editions, 1987, ISBN -939433-05-2, Bill Wall Games - Players
20 Oct Heisman, The Improving Annotator: from Beginner to Master, Chess Enterprises, 1995, ISBN: 0-945470-49-5, Tom Bowman Tactics and Strategy
20 Oct Samuelsson & Ornstein, Snilledrag i Schack, Spektra AB, ISBN 91-7136-445-5, 1994, Marcus Malmgren Collection of games
24 Oct Krogius, La psicología en ajedrez, Ediciones Martínez Roca, 1972, ISBN: 84-270-0009-X, Pérez Carlos Tactics and Strategy
25 Oct Teschner, Das Moderne Schachlehrbuch - Das Mittelspiel, Goldmann Ratgeber, 1979, ISBN: 3-442-10770-9, Tillmann Scholbach Tactics and Strategy
27 Oct Hodgson, f4 Sicilian, Trends, 1991, Romina Fassi Openings (specific)
27 Oct Collins, My Seven Chess Prodigies, Simon and Schuster, 1974, ISBN 0-671-21941-3, Bill Wall Collection of games
27 Oct Robertie, Winning Chess Openings, Cardoza Publishing, 1995, ISBN: 0 940685 51 5, Randy Adams Openings (general)
01 Nov Chernev & Reinfeld, The Fireside Book of Chess, Simon and Schuster, 1949, Bill Wall Collection of games
01 Nov Larsen, Taktik & teknik i slutspelet, Prismas Schackskola, 1976, ISBN: 91-518-1110-3, Sylvester Fernando Tactics and Strategy
01 Nov Seneca, Les Echecs, Le Livre de Poche, 1974, ISBN 2-253-00065-5, Turini Gustave General
02 Nov Donaldson & Tangborn, The Unknown Bobby Fischer, International Chess Enterprises, 1999, ISBN 1-879479-85-0, Bill Wall Games - Players
03 Nov Nesis, Tactics in the Sicilian, Henry Holt and Company, 1993, ISBN: 0-8050-2934-6, Jose Perez Openings (specific)
03 Nov Horowitz & Reinfeld, First Book of Chess, Harper & Row, NY, 1952
Horowitz & Reinfeld, Second Book of Chess: The Nine Bad Moves, and How to Avoid Them, Sterling, NY, 1953
Horowitz & Reinfeld, Third Book of Chess: How to Play the White Pieces, Sterling, NY, 1954
Horowitz & Reinfeld, Fourth Book of Chess: How to Play the Black Pieces, Sterling, NY, 1955
Horowitz & Reinfeld, Fifth Book of Chess: How to Win When You're Ahead, Sterling, NY, 1955
a contribution from Josep Banús ESP
General
05 Nov Sörenfors, Angreppskolan, Pinova Förlag AB, 1998, ISBN: 9197332410, Daniel Santana General
06 Nov Dumont, Chess: More Miniature Games, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, 1953, Bill Wall Collection of games
10 Nov Foldeak, Chess Olympiads 1927-1968, Dover, 1979, ISBN 0-486-23733-8, Bill Wall Collection of games
10 Nov Rini Kuif, Dagschaak AD 2003, Schaaknieuws, 2003, ISBN: 90-73216-16-8, Gomatma Endgame and problems
11 Nov Razuvaev & Nesis, Perehod v Endshpil (Transition to Endgame), Moscow, "Fizkultura i sport", 1981, Jari Pietila Endgame and problems
12 Nov Evans, Evans on Chess, Cornerstone Library, 1974, Bill Wall Collection of games
14 Nov King, Winning with the Najdorf, Henry Holt and Co., 1993, ISBN: 0-8050-2943-5, David Oppedal Openings (specific)
15 Nov Golombek & Hartston, The Best Games of C.H.O'D. Alexander, Oxford University Press, 1976, ISBN 0 19 217535 1, Bill Wall Games - Players
17 Nov Pachman, Wie überliste ich meinen Gegner? Psychologie und Tricks im Schach, Heyne Verlag, München, 1985, ISBN: 3-453-41653-8, David Soucek Tactics and Strategy
17 Nov Pandolfini, Chess Target Practice, Simon & Schuster, 1994, ISBN: 0-671-79500-7, Patrick Kearney Tactics and Strategy
19 Nov Hebert, Border Wars III, Chess Enterprises, 1984, ISBN 931462-37-1, Bill Wall Collection of games
21 Nov Krogius, Le leggi del finale, Caissa Ltd. Szeged, Hungary, 2002, Mario Sacchi Endgame and problems
26 Nov Hoffmann, Chess Gladiator, International Chess Enterprises, 1996, ISBN 1-879479-31-1, Bill Wall Games - Players
29 Nov Jakobetz, 10 x 10 Schachtests, Caissa Chess Books, 1999, Herbert Zeiler Tactics and Strategy
03 Dec Gufeld, Mejore su Ajedrez a Base de Tactica, Editorial Paidotribo, 2003, ISBN: 84-8019-617-3, Maziel Velasquez Tactics and Strategy
07 Dec Nesis, Die Kunst der Vereinfachung Band 1, Schachverlag Rudi Schmaus, 1991, Stefan Schmidt Tactics and Strategy
13 Dec Koltanowski, T.V. Chess, KQED, 1968, Bill Wall Collection of games
15 Dec Karpov, Miniatures from the World Champions, Collier Books, 1985, Bill Wall Games - Players
15 Dec Moreno, Teaching Life Skills Through Chess, American Literary Press, 2002, ISBN: 1-56167-704-3, Edward McDougal Collection of games
18 Dec Marfia, 1984 US Open: Fort Worth, Chess Enterprises, 1985, ISBN 931462-40-1, Bill Wall Collection of games
24 Dec Marfia, 1982 US Open - St Paul, Chess Enterprises, 1982, ISBN 0-931462-21-5, Bill Wall Collection of games
27 Dec Lees, The Chess Games of David Lees, Chess Enterprises, 1993, ISBN 0-945470-27-4, Bill Wall Games - Players
30 Dec Napier, Paul Morphy and the Golden Age of Chess, David McKay Company, 1957, ISBN 0-679-14027-1, Bill Wall Collection of games
31 Dec Heyken, Beginner's Chess Course, Sterling Publishing, 1997, ISBN: 0-7607-4573-0, Ekkehard Rohwedder General

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