Chess Biographies

Here is a list of some of the best chess biographies and autobiographies of chess masters.

Chess in the Fast Lane, by Bill and Michael Adams, 1996

Development of a Grandmaster, by Bill and Michael Adams, 1991

Adolf Albin in America: A European Chess Master’s Sojourn, 1893-1895, by Olimpiu Urcan, 2008

Alexander Alekhine, by S. Akhpatelov and S. Gordon

Alekhine’s Best Games of Chess, 1908-1923, by Alexander Alekhine, 2008

Alekhine’s Best Games of Chess, 1924-1937, by Alexander Alekhine, 2009

Alekhine’s Best Games of Chess, 1938-1945, by C.H.O’D. Alexander, 1949, 1974

Testament d’Alekhine, by A. Baratz, 1972

Alexander Alekhine, by Dimitrije Bjelica, 1993

The Games of Alexander Alekhine, by R. Caparros and P. Lahde, 1992

Dr. Aljechin, by F. Chalupetzky, 1928

226 Korotkih Partii Aleksandra Alekina, by V. Charushin, 1992

Alekhine: My Struggle, by V. Chashchikhin, 1992

Alexander Alekhine – Master of Attack, by M. Chetvenik and A. Raetsky, 2004

Alekhine in Europe and Asia, by Donaldson, Minev, and Seirawan, 1993

Alekhine in the Americas, by Donaldson, Minev, and Seirawan, 1993

Complete Games of Alekhine, vol 1-3, by Fiala and Kalendovsky, 1992, 1996, 1998

Alexander Alekhine – the Lone King, by Filatov and Smirin

Aljechin, der Grosste by A. Foldeak and E. Varnusz, 1994

Alexander Aljechin – Genius der Kombinationen, by W. Haas

Alexander Alekhine The Great Combination Master, by J. Hay, 2013

Alexander Alekhine The informal games 1931-1933, by J. Kalendovsky, 1992

Shakhmatnoe Nasledie A.A. Alekina, by A. Kotov, vol 1-2, 1953, 1958

Aleksandar Alekhin, by Alexander Kotov, 1973

Aleksandar Aljehin (1892-1946), by Klement and Petrovic, 1974, 1977

75 parties d’Alekhine, by J. Le Monnier, 1973

Alekhine, by V. Linder and I. Linder, 1992

Alexander Alekhine The Executioner, by Bob Long, 2011

The Chess Giants of the World: Alekhine, by D. Lovas, 2010

A. Alekhine: Agony of a Chess Genius, by Pablo Moran, 1972, 1989, 2010

Chess Genius Alekhine, by Mueller and Pawelczak, 1953

Alexander Alekhine and correspondence chess, by C. Pagni, 1996

300 Select Games of Alekhine, by Panov, 1954

Aljechins Besuche in der Schweiz 1921-1934, by T. Presiuso, 1991

The Unknown Alekhine 1905-1914, by Fred Reinfeld, 1949

100 Instructive Games of Alekhine, by Fred Reinfeld, 1959

Aleksandr Alekhin, by Y. Shaburov, 1992

Alexander Alekhine’s Chess Games, 1902-1946, Skinner and Verhoeven 1988

Alexander Alekhine’s Chess Games, 1902-1922, by Soloviov, 2002

Best Games of C.H.O’D. Alexander, by Golombek and Hartston, 1976

Chess, My Life, by Rab Nawaz Khan Alizai, 1976

My Life in Chess, by Vishy Anand and Devangshu Datta, 2007

Vishy Anand: My Best Games of Chess, by Vishy Anand, 1998

Vishy Anand – World Chess Champion, by Vishy Anand and John Nunn, 2012

Vishy Anand: Chess Super-Talent, by Norwood, 1995

The Life and Games of Frank Ross Anderson, by John Donaldson, 2009

Adolph Anderssens Schachpartien, by Gustav Neumann, 1866

The chess Games of Adolph Anderssen, by Sid Pickard, 1996

Chess for Success, by Maurice Ashley, 2005

Uncompromising Chess, by Alexander Belyavsky, 1998

 American Grandmaster, by Joel Benjamin, 2007

Joel Benjamin, by Haines and Eric Schiller, 1998

Pal Benko: My Life, Games, and Compositions, by Pal Benko and Jeremy Silman, 2003

Chess History and Reminiscences, by Henry Bird, 1893

The Art of Bisguier, by Arthur Bisguier, 2008

Mr. Blackburne’s Game of Chess, by Henry Blackburne and J. Graham, 1899

The Chess Career of E.D. Bogoljubow, by Jack Spence, 1971

Bogoljubow: The Fate of a Chess Player, by Sergei Soloviov, 2004

Isaac Boleslavsky – Selected Games, by Jimmy Adams, 1988

Victor Bologan Selected Games, 1985-2004, by Victor Bologan, 2007

Botvinnik, Campeon del Mundo, by Aguilera, 1948

100 Selected Games, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 1960

15 Games and Their Stories, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 1982

Achieving the aim, Mikhail Botvinnik, 1981

Best Games, 1947-70, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 1972

Botvinnik’s 100 Best Games, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 1960

Botvinnik’s Best Games, Volume 1, 1925-1941, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 2000

Botvinnik’s Best Games, Volume 2, 1942-1956, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 2000

Half a Century of Chess, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 1996

Selected Games: 1967-70, by Mikhail Botvinnik, 1981

Botvinnik: Move by Move, by Cyrus Lakdawala

Botvinnik the Invincible, by Fred Reinfeld, 1946

Mikhail Botvinnik’s Games, by Soloviov, 2000, 2001

Mikhail Botvinnik: The Life and Games of a World Chess Champion, by Andy Soltis, 2014

Secret Notes, by David Bronstein and Sergey Voronkov, 2007

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, by David Bronstein, 1995

David Bronstein: Chess Improviser, by Boris Vainstein, 1983

The Stress of Chess – and Its Infinite Finesse, by Walter Browne, 2012

Amos Burn: A Chess Biography, by Richard Forster, 2004

Esteban Canal, by Zichichi, 1991

Jose Capablanca, by Akhpatelov and Gordon

Jose Raul Capablanca, by Babasakis and Kourkounakis, 2005

Capablanca, by D. Bjelica, 1993

The Unknown Capablanca, by D. Brandreth and D. Hooper, 1975, 1993

My Chess Career, by Jose Capablanca, 1966

The Games of Jose Raul Capablanca, by Caparros, 1991, 1994

Capablanca, by Chalupetzky and Toth, 1943

Capabanca’s Best Chess Ending, by Irving Chernev, 1978, 1982

Asi Jugaba Capablanca, by J. Daubar, 1988, 1990

Capablanca – A Primer of Checkmate, by Francisco Del Rosario, 2010

Het Schaakphenomeen Jose Raoul Capablanca, by Euwe and Prins, 1949

Capablanca in the United Kingdom (1911-1920), by V. Fiala, 2006

Gent Nostra Capablanca, by M. Fontrodona, 1988

Glorias del TableroCapablanca” by J. Gelabert, 1923, 1924

Weltgeschichte des Schachs: Capablanca, by Gilchrist and Hooper, 1963

Capablanca’s Hundred Best Games of Chess, by Harry Golombek, 1947, 1978, 2004

Capablancas Verlustpartien, by F. Goerschen, 1976

J.R. Capablanca, by Horberg and Westberg, 1965

Jose Raul Capablanca, by Alexander Khalifman, 2004

20 Partien Capablanca’s, by B. Kagan 1915

Capablanca move by move, by C. Lakdawala, 2012

Jose Raul Capablanca: Third World Chess Champion, by Isaak Linder, 2013

Jose Raul Capablanca The Mouthpiece, by Bob Long, 2011

The Greats of the World: Capablanca, by D. Lovas, 2006

Jose Raul Capablanca, by McBrewster, Miller, and Vandome, 2009

Partidas Clasicas de Capablanca, by Monasterio and Stahlberg, 1943

Kapablanka, by V. Panov, 1959, 1970, 1973

Trofei di Capablanca, by L. Penco 1954

Capablanca, by S. Petrovic, 1974

The Immortal Games of Capablanca, by Fred Reinfeld, 1942, 1970, 1974, 1990

Capablanca, Leyenda y Realidad, by M. Sanchez, 1978

Jose Raul Capablanca, by G. Siwek, 2007

Kapablanca Vstrechi c Rossiey, by A. Sizonenko, 1988

Jose Raul Capablanca: A Chess Biography, by Miguel Snchez, 2014

Capablanca, vol 1-2, by Varnusz, 1997

A Brief Review of the Chess Record of Jose Raul Capablanca, by D. Welles, 1911

J.R. Capablanca, vol 1-2, by E. Varnusz, 1997

Jose Raul Capablanca Avtportret genia, by S. Voronkov, 2006

Capablancas Forlustpartier, by J. Westman, 1963

Capablanca: A Compendium of Games, Notes, Articles…, by Edward Winter, 1989

Kh. R. Kapablanka Opyt kharakteristiki, by E.A. Znosko-Borovsky, 1911

How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World, by Agdestein, 2004

Wonderboy: Magnus Carlsen, by Simen Agdestein, 2004

Magnus Force, by Colin Crouch, 2013

Fighting Chess with Magnus Carlsen, by Mikhalchishin and Stetsko, 2012

Charousek’s Games of Chess, by Sergeant, 1989

Chess Comet Charousek, by Victor Charuchin, 1997

Mikhail Chigorin: The Creative Chess Genius, by Jimmy Adams, 1987

Mikhail Chigorin: Selected Games, by Bogoljubow and Couch, 1987

Mikhail Chigorin (Russian), by Vasiukov

Mikhail Chigorin (Russian), by Yudovich, 1985

Billy Colias Midwest Master, by Schiler, Rantala, Watson, Warren

Colle’s Chess Masterpieces, by Fred Reinfeld, 1984

My Seven Chess Prodigies, by John Collins, 1974

Surviving Changi: E.E. Colman: A Chess Biography, by Olimpiu Urcan and Kevin Tan, 2007

John Curdo’s Chess Career, by John Curdo, 1988

My Best Games, 1929-1976, by Arnold Denker, 1981

The Bobby Fischer I Knew and Other Stories, by Denker and Parr, 1995

Emil Josef Diemer 1908-1990, by Alan Dommett, 2003

The King – Chess Pieces, by Jan Donner, 2006

My 100 Best Games, by Dreev, 2007

The Chess Biography of Marcel Duchamp, by Blastimil Fiala, 2002

The Complete Games of Oldrich Duras, by J. Kalendovsky

From My Chess Games, 1920-37, by Max Euwe, 1975

Max Euwe: The Biography, by Alexandr Munninghoff, 2001

Julius Finn: A Chess Master’s Life in American, 1871-1931, by Olimpiu Urcan, 2009

Lessons from my Games, by Reuben Fine, 1958

Reuben Fine, by Woodger, 2004

Bobby Fischer: His Approach to Chess, by Agur, 1996

Bobby Fischer, by Harry Benson, 2011

Bobby Fischer, Bjelica, 1992

Bobby Fischer: The Wandering King, by Bohm and Kees, 2004

Profile of a Prodigy, by Frank Brady, 1969 and 1973

Endgame: Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall, by Frank Brady, 2011

The Games of Bobby Fischer, by Burger, 1975

Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World, by Brad Darrach, 1975

Bobby Fischer: The $5,000,000 Comeback, by Davies, Levitt, and Pein, 1992

A Legend on the Road, by  John Donaldson, 1994

The Unknown Bobby Fischer, by Donaldson and Tanborn, 1999

Bobby Fischer Goes to War, by David Edmonds and John Eidnow, 2004

Bobby Fischer – the Greatest?, by Max Euwe, 2011

Fischer – World Champion, by Max Euwe 2002

Bobby Fischer’s Conquest of the World Championship, by Reuben Fine, 1973

My 60 Memorable Games, by Bobby Fischer, 1969

Finding Bobby Fischer, by Geuzendam, 1994

744 Games of Bobby Fischer, Golubev and Gutsait

Bobby Fischer – From Chess Genius to Legend, by Eduard Gufeld, 2002

Bobby Fischer: Complete Games of the American World Chess champion, by Lou Hays, 1992, 1995

How Fischer Plays Chess, by Levy, 1975

How to Beat Bobby Fischer, by Edmar Mednis, 1974

Bobby Fischer: The Career and Complete Games, by Mueller, 2009

The Games of Robert J. Fischer, by O’Connell and Wade, 1972

Bobby Fischer Comes Home, by Olafsson, 2012

The Russians vs. Fischer, by Plisetsky and Voronkov, 1994

A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer, by Ponterotto, 2012

Bobby Fischer, 1-3, by Smyslov and Tal and Yudasin

Bobby Fischer Rediscoverd, by Andy Soltis, 2003

The Greatest Secret of Bobby Fischer, by Nenad Stankovic, 2012

Bobby Fischer Games from 1955, by Tartajubow, 1972

Grandmaster Flohr, by Baturnsky, 1985

Salo Flohr – Master of Tactics, by Jimmy Adams, 1985

Thomas Frere and the Brotherhood of Chess, by Martin Hillyer, 2013

Semen Furman (Russian), by Anatoly Karpov, 1988

My Most Memorable Games, by Boris Gelfand, 2005

Grandmaster Geller, by Damsky

Best Games (Russian), by Gipslis, 1987

I Play Against Pieces, by Svetozar Gligoric, 1983

Svetozar Gligoric: Collected Games, by Leach, 1988

The Chess of Gligoric: 1945-1970, by David Levy, 1972

The Games of Greco, by Greco and Hoffman, 1900

Chess: The Search for Mona Lisa, by Eduard Gufeld, 2001

My Life in Chess, by Eduard Gufeld, 1993

Albert Beauregard Hodges: The Man Chess Made, by John Hilbert and Peter Lahde, 2013

Chess Gladiator, by Asa Hoffmann, 1996

Hooked on Chess: A Memoir, by Bill Hook, 2007

Silver Queen – The Glamour and Shadow of Success, by Maria Ivanka, 2002

David Janowski (Russian) by Plisetsky and Voronkov, 1987

Mir Sultan Kan, by Coles, 1977

The Games of Anatoly Karpov, By Adams, Levy, and O’Connell, 1974

K is for Karpov, by Jimmy Adams

Karpov on Karpov: Memoirs of a Chess World Champion, by Anatoly Karpov, 1992

My 300 Best Games, by Anatoly Karpov, 1997

My Best Games, by Anatoly Karpov, 1978, 2007

Chess is My Life, by Anatoly Karpov and Roshal, 1980

Karpov’s Collected Games, 1961-1974, by David Levy, 1975

Anatoly Karpov’s Games as World Champion, 1975-78, by Levy and O’Connell, 1978

The Best of Karpov, by Markland, 1975

How Karpov Wins, by Edmar Mednis, 1994

Isaac Kashdan, American Chess Grandmaster, by Peter Lahde, 2009

Kasparov’s Fighting Chess, 1993-1998, by Aplin and Karolyi, 2006

Kasparov’s Fighting Chess, 1999-2005, by Aplin and Karolyi, 2006

Child of Change, by Garry Kasparov, 1987

Fighting Chess: My Games and Career, by Garry Kasparov, 1983

Garry Kasparov: New World Champion, by Garry Kasparov 1986

Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, by Garry Kasprov, 2013

The Test of Time, by Garry Kasparov, 1987

Garry Kasparov’s Best Games, by Raymond Keene, 1993

A New Era: How Garry Kasparov Changed the World, 1997

Kasparov: the Test of Time, by Neat, 1986

Garry Kasparov’s Greatest Chess Games, vol 1-2, by Stohl, 2005, 2006

Garry Kasparov’s Fighting Chess, by Bob Wade, 1995

Garry Kasparov, by Yudovich, 1988

Mortal Games: The Turbulnet Genius of Garry Kasparov. By Fred Waitzkin, 2013

Arthur Kaufmann: A Chess Bography, 1872-1938, by Olimpiu Urcan and Peter Braunwarth, 2012

Emil Kemeny – A Life in Chess, by John Hilbert, 2013

100 Games, by Paul Keres, 1966

Chess as I Play It, by Paul Keres

Grandmaster of Chess, by Paul Keres, 1965

The Road to the Top, by Paul Keres, 1996

Paul Keres Chess Master Class, by Neishtadt, 1983

Keres’s Best Games of Chess, 1931-1938, by Fred Reinfeld, 1941

Paul Keres’ Best Games, vol 1-2, by Varnusz, 1987, 1990

Khalifman: Life & Games, by Gennady Nesis, 2000

Portrait of a Chess Player – Alexander Khalifman, by Ionov

Khalifman: Life and Games, by Gennady Nesis, 2000

Best Games, by Kholmov, 1982

Chessnicdotes I and II, by George Koltanowski, 1978, 1981

In the Dark, by George Koltanowski, 1985

Adventures of a Chess Master, by George Koltanowski and Milton Finkelstein, 2011

Korchnoi’s 400 Best Games, by Blacktock, Korchnoi, and Wade, 1978

Persona Non Grata, by Cavallaro and Korchnoi, 1981

Chess is My Life, by Viktor Korchnoi, 1978, 2005

My Best Games, by Viktor Korchnoi, 2011

Viktor Korchnoi’s Best Games, by Viktor Korchnoi, 1977

Korchnoi’s Chess Games, by Levy and O’Connell, 1979

Diary of a Chess Queen, by Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2009

How I Became a Grandmaster at Age 14, by Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2001

Kotov, by Malkin, 1984

Kramnik – My Life and Games, by Damsky and Kramnik, 2001

The Games of Viktor Kupreichik, by McCormick 1986

Bent Larsen – The Figher, by Brondum, 1978

50 Best Games, by Bent Larsen

Bent Larsen’s Best Games of Chess: Fighting Chess, by Bent Larsen 2014

My Best Games of Chess, by Bent Larsen, 2003

Chess Secrets I Learned from the Masters, by Edward Lasker, 1951

Chess for Fun and Chess for Blood, by Edward Lasker, 1942

Lasker’s Greatest Games 1889-1914, by Reuben Fine and Fred Reinfeld, 1963

Emanuel Lasker, Biographie eines Schachweltmeisters, by J. Hannak, 1952

Emanuel Lasker: the Life of a Chess Master, by J. Hannak, 1952

Emanuel Lasker: Games 1889-1903, by Alexander Khalifman

Emanuel Lasker: Games 1904-1940, by Alexander Khalifman, 1998

Das Schachgenie Lasker, by Isaak and Vladimir Linder, 1991, 2010

Emanuel Lasker: Second World Chess Champion, by Isaak Linder, 2013

Why Lasker Matters, by Andrew Soltis, 2005

Lasker’s Games, 1889-1914, by Fred Reinfeld, 1963

Emanuel Lasker Games, by Soloviov

Lasker, by Vainstein, 1984

Emanuel Lasker, 1889-1907, by Varnusz, 1998

Emanuel Lasker, by Whyld, 1976

The Chess Games of David Lees, by David Lees, 1993

The Tragic Life and Short Chess Career of James A. Leonard, 1841-1862, by Hilbert and Winter, 2005

Select Games and Memoirs, by Levenfish, 1967

Sam Loyd the Puzzle King, by Sid Pickard 1996

Ljubomir Ljubojevic, by Milan Bjelajac, 2011

Young Marshall, by John Hilbert

Marshall’s Best Games, by Frank Marshall, 1960

Marshall’s Chess Swindles, by Frank Marshall, 1914

My 50 Years of Chess, by Frank Marshall, 2002

Frank Marshall, United States Chess Champion: A Biography with 220 Games, by Soltis 1994

James Mason in America: The Early Chess Career, 1867-1878, by Joost Van Winsen, 2010

Henrique Mecking: Latin Chess Genius, by Gordon, 1993

Vladas Mikenas, by Dvorkovitch

Vladas Mikenas (Russian), by Vladas Mikenas, 1987

Tony Miles: ‘It’s Only Me’, by Tony Miles and Lawton, 2003

Milan Momic – Alabama’s First Chess Master, by Bobby Edwards, 1997

Paul Morphy: A Modern Perspective, by Valeri Beim, 2005, 2013

A First Book of Morphy, by Del Rosario, 2004

The Exploits and Triumphs in Europe of Paul Morphy the Chess Champion, by Frederick Edge, 1859

Paul Morphy (Russian), by Fiekutura, 1980

The Chess and Genius of Paul Morphy, by Max Lange, 1974

Paul Morphy: Skizze aus der schachwelt, by Max Lange, 1881

Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess, by David Lawson, 1976, 2010

Morphy’s Games of Chess, by Johann Loewenthal, 1860

Paul Morphy: A Collection of His Games With Detailed Notes, by Geza Maroczy, 1909

Morphy’s Games of Chess, by Philip Sergeant, 1957

Morphy Gleanings, by Philip Sergeant, 1931

The Unknown Morphy, by Philip Sergeant, 1973

Morphy, by Petrovic, 1971

Morphy’s Chess Masterpieces, by Fred Reinfeld, 1974

Paul Morphy and the Evolution of Chess Theory, by Macon Shibut, 2004

The Genius of Paul Morphy, by Chris Ward, 1997

My 75 year chess career: An autobiography of my life, by Walter Muir, 1997

Najdorf: Fife and Games, by Lissowski and  Mikhalchishin and Najdorf, 2005

Fighting Chess with Hikaru Nakamura, by Karsten Muller, 2013

Napier: The Forgotten Chessmaster, by John Hilbert, 1997

Nezmetdinov’s Best Games of Chess, by Nezmetdinov, 2000

Nezhmetdinov, by Pishkin, 2000

Super Nezh: Chess Assassin, by Alex Pishkin, 1985

Nimzovich: A Reappraisal, by Raymond Keene, 1999

Nimzovich, My System, by Aron Nimzovich 1930

Nimzovich the Hypermodern, by Fred Reinfeld, 1948

Aron Nimzowitsch: On the Road to Chess Mastery, 1886-1924, by Nielsen and Skjoldager, 2012

Aron Nimzowitsch 1928-1935: Annotated Games & Essays, by Rudolf Reinhardt, 2013

Aron Nimzowitsch: Master of Planning, by Raymond Keene, 1974, 1999

Checkmate in Prague: The Memoirs of a Grandmaster, by Ludek Pachman, 1975

Vasilin Panov (Russian), by Vasilin Panov, 1986

Louis Paulsen, by Paulussen, 1982

Wolfgang Pauly: Challenge of a Legazy, by Marian Stere, 2001

Petrosian’s Best Games of Chess, 1946-1963, by Clarke, 2002

Tigran Petrosian – World Champion, by O’Kelly, 1973

Petrosian’s Legacy, by Tigran Petrosian, 1990

The Games of Tigran Petrosian, by Shekhtman, 1991

Petrosian the Powerful, by Soltis and Smith, 1990

Tigran Petrosian: His Life and Games, by Viktor Vasiliev and Michael Basman, 1974

Vladmirs Petrovs: A Chessplayer’s Story, by Andris Fride, 2004

The Life of Philidor, by George Allen, 1863

Harry Nelson Pillsbury – A Genius Ahead of His Time, by Cherniaev, 2006

Harry Nelson Pillsbury, American Chess Champion, by Jacques Pope, 1996

Pillsbury’s Chess Career, by Sergeant and Watts, 1966

Pillsbury the Extraordinary by Soltis and Smith, 1990

Chess Memoirs: The Chess Career of a Physician and Lasker Pupil, by Joseph Platz, 1979

Judit Polgar: The Princess of Chess, by Tibor Karolyi, 2004

How I Beat Fischer’s Record, by Judit Polgar, 2012

The Polgar Sisters: Training or Genius?, by Cathy Forbes, 1992

Queens of the King’s Game, by Polgar 1997

Breaking Through, by Susan Polgar and Truong, 2005

William H.K. Pollock: A Chess Biography, by John Hilbert and Olimpiu Urcan, 2014

Pollock Memories: A Collection of Chess Games, Problems, Etc, by Mrs. F.F. Rowland, 1899

Grandmaster Lajos Portisch, by Gelenczei, 1968

Selected Games of Lajos Portisch, by Varnusz, 1979

C.J.S. Purdy – His Life, His Games, and His Writings, Hammond and Jamieson, 1982

C.J.S. Purdy’s Annotations and Other Thoughts, by C.J.S. Purdy, 2004

How Purdy won – The Correspondence Chess Career of a World Champion, by Purdy 1988

Vladimir Ragozin (Russian), by Vladimir Ragozin, 1984

My Chess, by Hans Ree, 2013

The Human Comedy of Chess, by Hans Ree, 1999

Samuel Reshevsky: A Compendium of 1,768 Games, by Stephen Gordon, 1997

Reshevsky’s Best Games of Chess, by Samuel Reshevsky, 1948

Reti’s Best Games, by Golemek and Reti, 1997

Chess Child: The Story of Ray Robson, America’s Youngest Grandmaster, by Gary Robson, 2013

Peter Romanovsky (Russian), by Peter Romanovsky, 1984

The Life and Games of Rubinstein, vol 1 and 2, by Donaldson and Minev, 2006

Akiba Rubinstein: The Later Years, by Donaldson and Minev, 1995

Rubinstein’s Chess Masterpieces, by Hans Kmoch and Akiba Rubinstein, 1941, 1960

Rubinstein, by Razuvaev, 1995

64 Master Lessons: Autobiography of Sergey Rublevsky, 2007

Schlechter’s Chess Games, by Tom Crain, 1998

Carl Schlechter: Life & Times of the Austrian Chess Wizard, by Warren Goldman, 1994

The Games of Yasser Seirawan, by McCambridge, 1984

Chess Duels: My Games with the World Champions, by Yasser Seirawan, 2010

Chess Bitch: Women In The Ultimate Intellectual Sport, by Jennifer Shahade, 2005

Walter Penn Shipley: Philadelphia’s Friend of Chess, by Hilbert, 2003

Shirov, Fire on Board, by Shirov, 1997, 2005

Shirov’s 100 Wins, by Soloviov, 2003

Nigel Short: World Chess Challenger, by Raymond Keene, 1993

Nigel Short’s Best Games, by Raymond Keene, 1993

Nigel Short’s Chess Skills, by Nigel Short, 1989

V Poickckh Garmonii (In Search of Harmony), by Vasily Smyslov, 1979

125 Selected Games, by Vasily Smyslov, 1983

My Best Games of Chess, 1935-1957, by Vasily Smyslov, 1972

Selected Games, by Vasily Smyslov, 1952

Sokolov’s Best Games, by Sokolov, 1997

100 Games of Spassky, by Cafferty, 1974

Boris Spassky, Master of Tactics (1949-1972), by Cafferty, 1991

Boris Spassky – Master of Initiative, by Chetvenik & Raetsky, 2006

Boris Spassky, by Krogius

Boris Spassky’s 300 Wins, by Soloviov, 1998

Boris Spassky, by Andy Soltis, 1969

Spassky’s Best Games, by Andy Soltis, 1973

Grand Strategy: 60 Games of Boris Spassky, by Jan van Reek, 2002

Best Chess Games, 1970-1980, by Jonathan Speelman 1982

Jon Speelman’s Best Games, by Jon Speelman 1997

Rudolf Spielmann, by Ehn, 1996

Rudolf Spielmann – Master of Invention, by Neil McDonald, 2006

The Chess Career of Rudolf Spielmann, by Jack Spence, 1961, 1969

Howard Staunton, The English World Chess Champion, by Raymond Keene and Coles, 1975

Howard Staunton, by David Levy, 1975

Leonid Stein: Master of Risk Strategy, by Eduard Gufeld, 2000

Leonid Stein: Master of Attack, by Raymond Keene, 1988

Leonid Stein, by Postma, 1985

Leonid Stein, by Rattmann, 1985

William Steinitz – Selected Chess Games, by Devide and Hooper, 1974

The Steinitz Papers, by Kurt Landsberger, 2002

William Steinitz, Chess Champion: A Biography of the Bohemian Caesar, by Kurt Landsberger, 1993

Steinitz, by Neishstadt, 2000

Selected Chess Games, by William Steinitz, 1974

The Games of Wilhelm Steinitz – First World Chess Champion, by Sid Pickard, 1995

Alexei Suetin (Russian) by Alexei Suetin, 1987

My Best Games of Chess, by Laszlo Szabo, 1986

Taimanov’s Selected Games, by Mark Taimanov, 1995

Tal’s 100 Best Games: 1961-1973, by Cafferty, 1975

Mikhail Tal – Tactical Games, by Chetvenik and Raetsky, 2004

Mikhail Tal, Master of the Sacrifice (1951-1950), by Clarke, 1991

Mikhail Tal’s Best Games of Chess, by Clarke, 1973

Tal – Master of Attack, by Damsky and Tal, 1997

The Magic of Tal, by Joe Gallagher, 2000

Selected Games of Mikhail Tal, by Haijtun, 1961

The Magic Tactics of Mikhail Tal: Learn from the Legend, by Muller and Stulze, 2012

The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal, by Mikhail Tal, 1997

Tal, 1949-1962, by Alexander Khalifman, 1994

Chess Games 1968-1973, by Mikhail Tal

Chess Games 1974-1979, by Mikhail Tal

Study Chess with Mikhail Tal, by Koblenz and Tal, 1981, 2013

Tal the Magnificent, by Andy Soltis, 1990

Complete Games of Mikhail Tal, by Hilary Thomas, 1979, 1980, 1981

50 Selected Games of Tal, by Bob Wade

Siegbert Tarrasch Lehrmeister der Schachwelt, by Brinckmann, 1963

Tarrasch’s Best Games of Chess, by Fred Reinfeld, 1960

300 Selected Games, by Siegbert Tarrasch, 1968

My Best Games: 1905-1954, by Saveily Tartakower, 1985

The Chess Career of Richard Teichmann, 1892-1924, by Jack Spence, 1970

Jan Timman Studies and Games, by Jan Timman, 1996

Timman’s Selected Games, by Jan Timman, 1996

The Life and Games of Carlos Torre, by Velasco, 2000

Searching for Bobby Fischer, by Fred Waitzkin, 1988

Shady Side: The Life and Crimes of Norman Tweed Whitaker, Chess Master, by John Hilbert, 2000

Wolff!, by Patrick Wolff, 1993

Chess Champion from China, by Xie Jun, 1998

101 of my Games, by Frederick Yates

Alexander Zaitsev, by Alexander Zaitsev, 1986

Elmars Zemgalis: Grandmaster Without the Title, by John Donaldson, 2001