Back in 2008 Susan Polgar had a post on her Blog asking players to post their top chess books. I loved some of the titles on Anonymous’ list…
BLACK IS SO-SO! by Adorejan.
MY WORST GAMES by Alexander Alekwine.
THE DELIGHTS OF CHESS AND SCIENCE FICTION by Assiac Assimov.
QUICKEST CHESS VICTORIES SINCE THE DAWN OF MAN by Graham Cracker.
HOW GOOD IS YOUR CHEST by Dolly Parton.
15 DAMES AND THEIR STORIES by Mikhail Buttvinnik.
PROFILE OF AN ALLERGY by Grady.
ILLOGICAL CHESS, MOVE BY MOVE by Irving Chernoblev.
THE TWO DAYS AND NIGHTS DEFENSE by Jakov Estrogin.
CHESS CATHOLICISM by Larry Evens (introduction by Reverend Guy Lombardy).
HOW TO BEAT EDMAR MEDNIS by Bobby Fisher.
MY 60 MEMORABLE INTERVIEWS by Bobby Fisher.
I WAS TORTURED IN A JAPANESE JAILHOUSE by Bobbie Fisher.
BOB E. FISHER PREACHES HESS by Bob E. Fisher.
THE COMPLETE CHESS ATTIC by Michael J Fox.
CHESS TOURNAMENTS (400 AD - 1848) by Jeremy Gage.
CHESS EXCUSES: THEORY AND PRACTICES by Al Whorowitz.
CHESS IS MY AFTERLIFE by Anna Toly Karpoff.
THE LAST BLACK KNIGHTS TANGO IN PARIS by Georgi Orloff.
MODERN CHESS OPENINGS, 100TH EDITION by Walter Kornball.
STINK LIKE A GRANDMASTER by Kotoff.
MY SIS TEMM by Arron Nimzobitch.
NONE CHESS OPENINGS by No One.
LET'S NOT PLAY CHESS by Bruce Lee Pandolfeeny.
THE COMPLETE CHESS INTERCOURSE by Freddie Reinfelt.
TAKE MY BOOKS by Yes Sir Seiriwon.
CATALOG OF CHESS FOOD by Andy Soultis. .
MY 6 MEMORABLE GAMES by Marc Taminoff.
MY WELL HUNG ROOK by Mark Taimonov.
500 GROB MINIATURES by Beale Wall.
THE SCOTCH TAPE by Peter Walls.
SEARCHING FOR CARRIE FISHER by Josh Whiteskin