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En Passant

knightEn Passant:
A selection of Chess materials

Fiction

Chess
Arrabal, Fernando – The Tower Struck by Lightning
Beckett, Samuel – Murphy
Carroll, Lewis – Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandThrough the Looking Glass
Donoghue, John – The Death’s Head Chess Club
Hansen, Brooks – The Chess Garden; or, the Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven
Keyes, Frances Parkinson – The Chess Players
Klass, David – Grandmaster (YA)
Maurensig, Paolo – The Luneberg Variation
Nabokov, Vladimir – The Defense
Neville, Katherine – The Eight
Orwell, George – 1984
Perez-Reverte, Arturo – The Flanders Panel
Reilly, Matthew – The Tournament
Stryker, Dev – End Game
Tevis, Walter S. – The Queen’s Gambit
Zweig, Stefan – The Royal Game and Other Stories

Go

Kawabata, Yasunari – The Master of Go
Shan, Sa – The Girl Who Played Go

Games and Game Theory

Hesse, Hermann – The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)


Non-fiction

Chess

794.09 Fal 1961 – Falkener, Edward – Games, Ancient and Oriental and How to Play Them
794.1 Ale – Alexander, Conel H. O’D. – A Book of Chess
794.1 Coc – Cockburn, Alexander – Idle Passion: Chess and the Dance of Death
794.1 D42c – Dennis, Jessie McNab – Chess: East and West, Past and Present; A Selection from the Gustavus A. Pfeiffer Collection
794.1 Ead – Eade, James – Chess for Dummies
794.1 qFin – Finkenzeller, Roswin and William Ziehr & Emil Buhrer – Chess: A Celebration of 2,000 Years
794.1 qHar – Hartson, William – The Kings of Chess: A History of Chess, Traced Through the Lives of Its Greatest Players
794.1 Hoo – Hooper, David and Kenneth Whyld – The Oxford Companion to Chess
794.1 Kas – Kasparov, Garry – Garry Kasparov on Fischer: My Great Predecessors
794.1 Kee – Keene, Raymond D. – Chess for Absolute Beginners
794.1 Mik – Mikhalchishin, Adrian – Fighting Chess With Magnus Carlsen
794.1 R27t – Reinfeld, Fred – The Treasury of Chess Lore
794.1 Sa3c – Salzmann, Jerome – The Chess Reader: The Royal Game in World Literature
794.1 Sch 1981 – Schonberg, Harold C. – Grandmasters of Chess
794.1 Uni – United States Chess Federation – U.S. Chess Federation’s Official Rules of Chess
794.1 Wai – Waitzkin, Fred – Searching for Bobby Fischer: The World of Chess, Observed by the Father of a Child Prodigy
794.109 Eal – Eales, Richard – Chess, the History of a Game
794.109 qSai – Saidy, Anthony and Norman Lessing – The World of Chess
794.12 Bre – Brennan,  Tim Tactics Time: 1001 Chess Tactics From the Games of Everything Chess Players
794.12 Smu – Smullyan, Raymond M. – The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes
794.12 SmuA – Smullyan, Raymond M. – The Chess Mysteries of the Arabian Nights
794.15 Fin 1976 – Fine, Reuben – The World’s Great Chess Games
794.15 Fin – Fine, Reuben – Bobby Fischer’s Conquest of the World’s Chess Championship: The Psychology and Tactics of the Title Match
794.157 Hor – Horowitz, I. A. – The World Chess Championship: A History
808.8 Hoc – Hochberg, Burt – The 64-Square Looking Glass: The Great Game of Chess in World Literature
813.08 Man – Manson, Cynthia and Constance Scarborough – Win, Lose or Die: Stories from Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine

Computer Chess

794.17 Hsu – Hsiung, Feng – Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer That Defeated the World Chess Champion
794.17 Lev – Levy, David N. L. – Chess and Computers
794.17 Lev – Levy, David N. L. – How Computers Play Chess
794.17 New – Newborn, Monty – Kasparov Versus Deep Blue: Computer Chess Comes of Age
794.172 Law – Lawrence, Al – Playing Computer Chess: Getting the Most Out of Your Game

Shogi

794.1 Oh1j – Ohara, Eiroku – Japanese Chess: The Game of Shogi


Multimedia

794.12 Cro – Crowther, Mark – Chess on the Net
CD-ROM j794.1 Che – – Chess Mates (Windows 95, 3.1 and Macintosh)
CD-ROM 794.1 Mau – – Maurice Ashley Teaches Chess for Beginning and Intermediate Players (Windows 95, 3.1)
CD-ROM 794.1 Wai – – Chessmaster 6000 (Macintosh)
CD-ROM 794.1 Wai – – Chessmaster 7000 (Windows 95/98)
CD-ROM 794.1 Wai – – Chessmaster 8000 (Windows 95/98)
Compact Disc 794.14 Che – Anderson, Rice & Ulvaeus; London Symphony Orchestra – Chess (Broadway Musical)
DVD 794.12 Sei – – Pro Chess: The Video Chess Mentor
Video j Bird – Bird, Stewart – The Mighty Pawns
Video 794.1 Col – Cole, Doug – Play Chess
Video 794.1 Pan – Pandolfini, Bruce – Understanding Chess
Video 794.12 Pro – – Pro Chess
DVD Biography Fischer — Garbus, Liz — Bobby Fischer Against the World
DVD Searching — Searching for Bobby Fischer
DVD YA 794.1 Bro — Dellamaggiori, Nelson — Brooklyn Castle
DVD 794.1 Pol — Polgar, Zsuzsa — Learning Chess in 30 Minutes: Chess for Absolute Beginners
DVD 794.12 SEI — Seirawan, Yasser — Pro Chess: The Video Chess Mentor
Video Game j Pure Chess — Pure Chess


“Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.”
   – Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower, 1887-1956
Printed List October 1998 jw
Updated for the Web October 2003 sdc / last updated March 2008 sdc

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