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Generic Chess Training System

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The list author says: "If you are ambitious and seek to improve your baseline chess understanding, here is a list of 'must have' books to coincide with the 'baseline' Generic Chess Training System outined at The Chess Training Blog at chess-training.blogspot.com. Each book has a specific purpose in mind that directly correlates to your training regimen. Read the blog and see if this is for you."
DVORETSKY'S ENDGAME MANUAL, 2nd Ed.
DVORETSKY'S ENDGAME MANUAL, 2nd Ed.
"Contains 213 Precise Endgame Positions every chess player needs to understand perfectly to play endgames well. One of the true 'Secrets of Russian Chess' revealed."
Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games
Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games
"A great book of simple mates in 1,2 and 3 moves with combinations and games as well. This book will give you firm visual pattern recognition practice, a necessary building block for tactical combinative play. You would not build a house without bricks - these are the bricks."
My System: 21st Century Edition
My System: 21st Century Edition
"The classic Chess Strategy book that should be the first chesss strategy book all chessplayers read."
Modern Chess Strategy
Modern Chess Strategy
"Pachman's classic book that is extremely readable and contains a huge amount of useful examples and explanations on CLassic to pseudo-modern chess strategy. A transitory book to be read between "My System" and "Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy"."
Fundamental Chess Endings
Fundamental Chess Endings
"The second book I would recommend for endgame theory. This book is a tremendous resource alone or in addition to the Dvoretsky Endgame Manual."
Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy
Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy
"Examination of the ideas in this book will give the reader a modern perspective on General Chess Strategy."
Sharpen Your Tactics: 1125 Brilliant Sacrifices, Combinations, and Studies
Sharpen Your Tactics: 1125 Brilliant Sacrifices, Combinations, and Studies
"A more challenging problem book on true combinative play. Problems get more and more difficult as you progress through the book, truly giving the reader a challenge. Use in conjuction with the Polgar book."
Winning Chess Openings (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)
Winning Chess Openings (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)
"For beginners - a basic understanding of the opening, it's goals, and what you are trying to accomplish."
Chess Openings for Black, Explained (A Complete Repertoire)
Chess Openings for Black, Explained (A Complete Repertoire)
"The basics for black against just about everything."
Chess Openings for White, Explained: Winning with 1. E4 (Alburt's Opening Guide, Book 1)
Chess Openings for White, Explained: Winning with 1. E4 (Alburt's Opening Guide, Book 1)
"The basics for 1.e4 players."
A Guide to Chess Endings
A Guide to Chess Endings
"The basics everyone should know."
Winning Chess Tactics (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)
Winning Chess Tactics (Winning Chess - Everyman Chess)
"Basics of Chess Tactics everyone should know."
Secrets of Chess Tactics (Batsford Chess Library Middle Game)
Secrets of Chess Tactics (Batsford Chess Library Middle Game)
"Advanced tactical study for the established player."
1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate (Chess lovers' library)
1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate (Chess lovers' library)
"A Fred Reinfeld Classic for novice chess players aspiring to become deadly tacticians."
Imagination in Chess: How to Think Creatively and Avoid Foolish Mistakes
Imagination in Chess: How to Think Creatively and Avoid Foolish Mistakes
"Advanced middlegame strategic and tactical problem-solving for the advanced player."
Chess Endgame Quiz
Chess Endgame Quiz
"Basic Endgame problems every novice should be able to solve and be familiar with. Your first endgame problem-solving book."