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  1. 100 Soviet Chess Miniatures
    Authored by Peter Hugh Clarke this was another great book that was published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd in the 1960's.
    100 games, 1953-1979

  2. 125 Selected Games by Vasily Smyslov
    Smyslov, Vasily. 125 Selected Games. Cadogan Press: 1995.
    127 games, 1935-1982

  3. Immortal Games of Capablanca, F. Reinfeld
    Fred Reinfeld. The Immortal Games of Capablanca. Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, 1973.
    113 games, 1901-1939

  4. A First Book of Morphy
    All the games from the book "A first book of Morphy" in the order presented in the book.

    Games 1 - 30: Opening.
    Games 31 - 52: Middlegame.
    Games 53 - 69: Endgame.

    69 games, 1848-1984

  5. Alekhine - My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937
    "My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937" by Alexander Alekhine. Two Volumes Bound as One. Dover Edition 1985.

    GAME 49 (Alekhine vs. Gofmeister, 1917) cannot be added into this collection due to the fact that it is an incomplete fragment of an odds game.

    219 games, 1906-1937

  6. Alekhine's Best Games of Chess 1938-1945
    "Alekhine's Best Games of Chess 1938-1945" by C.H.O'D. Alexander. First published in 1949 and was reprinted in 1974 by G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. This book contains a total of 42 games.
    42 games, 1938-1945

  7. Anatoly Karpov - My Best 300 Games
    Complete games from the book.
    360 games, 1966-1998

  8. Anatoly Karpov I
    7 games, 1966-1969

  9. Art of Planning (McDonald)
    'The Art of Planning in Chess: Move by Move' by Neil McDonald.
    31 games, 1945-2006

  10. Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
    Almost completed. 52?
    399 games, 1948-2002

  11. Brilliancy Prizes (Reinfeld)
    'Great Brilliancy Prize Games of the Chess Masters' by Fred Reinfeld.
    50 games, 1887-1955

  12. Capablanca's Best Chess Endings (Irving Chernev)
    Games from Irving Chernev's "Capablanca's Best Chess Endings"

    The opening of a game is important - and hundreds of books are written on the opening. The opening leads to the midgame. The midgame is important - and hundreds of books are written on the midgame. The midgame leads to the endgame. The endgame is important - and *no books are written on the endgame*!

    Yes, there are books, but they concern themselves with composed endings, or with theoretical (and for the most part artificial) positions. The composed endings are admittedly beautiful, but they are of limited value, as they have no relationship to practical play. Of the theoretical positions, many have their uses, but one must sift the wheat from the chaff. TO what use can we put such knowledge as the procedure for mating with a Knight and Bishop, or with the two Bishops, when an opportunity to do so may not occur in a lifetime? And why burden our minds with the manner of forcing mate with three knights (believe-it-or-not) or winning with four minor pieces against a Queen (sans Pans) when such positions as these have never yet been seen on land or sea? Capablanca himself says : "In order to improve your game, you must study the endgame before anything else; for whereas the endings can be studied and mastered by themselves, the middlegame and the opening must be studied in relation to the endgame." There are no books on endings from real life, no books from the practices of masters in actual play, let alone from the practice of a single master. This fact alone is enough to justify this book of endings, selected from the tournament and match play of the greatest endgame virtuoso the world has ever seen - the immortal Capablanca. Here are wondrous endings to enchant the reader, endings of breathtaking artistry. Here are endings of astonishing accuracy, whose relentless logic will inspire the earnest student to emulate a similar technique - the technique of seeking a clear-cut, efficient win, instead of a display of fireworks. The games are given in full, in order to show how a slight advantage acquired in the early stages, is carried forward and exploited in the endgame. I have annotated the endings in detail (a consideration they have rarely received before) for the better appreciation of the fine points of Capablanca's play, and have given credit to those who have anticipated my findings.

    -- Irving Chernev

    60 games, 1901-1936

  13. Capablanca's Best Games (Golombek)
    100 games, 1901-1939

  14. Chess Secrets - Power Play (McDonald)
    'Chess Secrets: The Giants of Power Play: Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy' by Neil McDonald.
    88 games, 1857-2008

  15. Chess Secrets - Strategy (McDonald)
    'Chess Secrets: The Giants of Strategy: Learn from Kramnik, Karpov, Petrosian, Capablanca and Nimzowitsch' by Neil McDonald.
    84 games, 1907-2007

  16. Game of Chess (Tarrasch)
    'The Game of Chess' by Siegbert Tarrasch.
    Translated and revised by G.E. Smith and T.G. Bone.
    12 games, 1883-1933

  17. Golden Dozen (Chernev)
    'The Golden Dozen: The Twelve Greatest Chess Players of All Time' by Irving Chernev.
    115 games, 1889-1971

  18. John Nunn's Chess Course
    98 games, 1889-1936

  19. Karpov's Strategic Wins, volume 1
    The games from Tibor Karolyi's book "Karpov's Strategic Wins" Volume 1: The Making of a Champion
    75 games, 1961-1985

  20. Karpov's Strategic Wins, volume 2
    The games from Tibor Karolyi's book "Karpov's Strategic Wins" Volume 2: The Prime Years
    66 games, 1986-2009

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