Recommended Reading

There are a wide variety of chess books available. Here is a list of suggestions.

Beginner (USCF 200 – 1000)

The Real Beginner’s Guide to Chess
How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
Chess Basics
Winning Chess Tactics
Chess Tactics for Students

Intermediate (USCF 1000 – 1600)

Winning Chess Tactics for Juniors
Chess Tactics for Champions
Morphy’s Games of Chess
Logical Chess Move by Move
The Art of the Checkmate
Pandolfini’s Endgame Course
1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners
The Art of Attack in Chess

Advanced (USCF 1600+)

Reassess Your Chess
Fundamental Chess Endings
Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual
1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate
1001 Winning Chess Combinations
Test Your Chess IQ: First Challenge
Test Your Chess IQ: Master Challenge
My System

 

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