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  1. 05 Aug '07 18:26
    I invite your opinions on the best chess book for enjoyment. Not learning or instruction, just pure fun!
  2. 05 Aug '07 18:43
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    I invite your opinions on the best chess book for enjoyment. Not learning or instruction, just pure fun!
    Chess & Comunism by Ludek Pachmann
  3. 05 Aug '07 18:51
    The Fireside Book of Chess, by Irving Chernev and Fred Reinfeld
  4. 05 Aug '07 19:00
    I don't own many books, but the ones I have by Silman are pretty fun to read.
  5. 05 Aug '07 22:52
    The king - J.H.Donner
  6. 06 Aug '07 00:19
    Originally posted by ouwe belg
    The king - J.H.Donner
    Best chess book ever. period.
  7. 06 Aug '07 00:31
    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    I get to meet Josh Waitzkin in October!!
  8. 06 Aug '07 00:59 / 2 edits
    Dummies Guide to Chess
    EDIT: im not being cruel, its jsut a fun read
  9. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    06 Aug '07 01:20
    Originally posted by c guy1
    Dummies Guide to Chess
    EDIT: im not being cruel, its jsut a fun read
    what is the end of the book go into?
    just curius
  10. 06 Aug '07 01:37 / 2 edits
    i like most of those instructional books that come with sets...the ones that try to get you excite by teaching you chess history and such...not because they are terribly instructional...but because they are so pathtically not
  11. 06 Aug '07 02:04
    Originally posted by Ice Cold
    The Fireside Book of Chess, by Irving Chernev and Fred Reinfeld
    Seconded....easy reading, very entertaining.
  12. 06 Aug '07 06:31
    I'd say Chess by Zweig. it's not a "chess book," but a novel related to chess.
  13. Standard member Exuma
    Anansi
    06 Aug '07 07:58
    I forget the proper title, but once had a book from the library which was something like " how to play against annoying openings" It was a great bus read, with plenty of diagrams for when brain could not follow the text
  14. 06 Aug '07 11:22
    Out of Print but the 2 vol. "Best of Chess Life and Review" by Bruce Pandolfini. The OLD edition of "Soviet School of Chess" by Kotov & Yudovich" also long oop.
  15. 07 Aug '07 03:17
    The Life and Games of Mikhail Tal, you don't necessarily need to play through all of the games but you could if you felt like it.