Hello Everyone! We are returning to the topic of the best chess books. Today I will recommend you some chess books which will introduce you to the beauty of chess. Also, today’s article comes with suggestions on the previous article on 8 Best books for beginners. Firstly we realized that a lot of books are quite costly and also there were some which we couldn’t add due to the limit of 8 books. So, the books covered in today’s article are meant for beginners and also intermediate players to some extent. For those who are highly dedicated to chess and also want tough material can consider visiting our Book Reviews, which cover a decent amount of books according to their need.
The Masters: Alexander Alekhine Master of Attack (Masters (Everyman Chess)
This book is based on 3rd World Champion Alexander Alekhine’s games. Generally, a book which is based on a player helps the reader to develop his playing style accordingly. This book covers decent games one can enjoy. You can buy the book from here.
Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life
Mind Master is an autobiography of 5 times World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand. You must be wondering, a book without any chess games, how does it make it to this list? When I read it, I felt inspired by the anecdotes from the book. Some tips by the world champion are very helpful for eg. his way to write notes immediately after the game so as to have the best true impressions from the game. You can buy the book from here.
Chess Brilliancy (Everyman Chess)
This book is based on some inspiring games in chess. The games are of high quality, also it doesn’t contain heavy annotations but has a some historical incidents related to the game. We have covered it in our book review. You can read the book review here. Also, you can buy the book here.
Tactics Time! 1001 Chess Tactics from the Games of Everyday Chess Players
Tactics are the sole of Chess. One has to know a lot of patterns to get better at chess, so considering affordable prices, this is the best book. So this books is affordable as it is free on Kindle. You can buy it from here.
Endgame Strategy (Cadogan Chess Books)
Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shershevesky is one of the best books on the endgame. This book shows how to apply theoretical concepts practically in endings. We have covered it in our book review which you can read here. You can also buy the book from here.
Chess for Tigers (Cadogan Chess Books)
Chess for Tigers has a decent amount of anecdotes. The author has classified the chapters well and also been specific on his do’s and don’ts before, during and after the tournament. You can get the book here.
So with this, I halt today’s suggestions. Will come up with some more recommendations in the coming time. Till then keep enjoying chess :)!