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Please direct inquiries about books in this list to James Schroeder by phone (360-258-9401) or mail (address below).

For Sale. Prices shown are with postage paid. Send your name and address, list of the books you want, and a check payable to James Schroeder for the total amount to:

James Schroeder
3011 E. 9th St.
Apt. #15
Vancouver, WA 98661



  • New York 1948/49: Analysis by James Schroeder. Descriptive. Fine wins tournament! Najdorf, Euwe, Pilnik, Horowitz, Kramer, Bisguier, Kashdan, Denker, Herman Steiner. 8-1/2 x 11. AND games of Fine – Najdorf match of 8 games. Photographs. Excellent printing and diagrams. This is GREAT! 27pp. Despite the low prize fund the players were enthusiastic an their play uncompromising. $15.00
  • New York 1951: Reshevsky, Najdorf, Euwe, Fine, Evans, R. Byrne, Horowitz, Guimard, O’Kelly, Bisguier, Kramer, Shainswit. Algebraic notation. Reshevsky at his peak! Byrne plays King’s Gambit! No analysis, but useful comments about each game. 8-1/2 x 11. *Schroeder Publication* High quality play! $15.00
  • Dallas 1957: Probably the second strongest tournament held in the USA. Reshevsky, Gligoric, Larsen, Szabo, Yanofsky, Olafsson, Najdorf, Evans. Double round. Short algebraic. NO NOTES. *PLUS* Ten matches by Resevsky: Gligoric, Benko, Horowitz, Najdorf, Lombardy, Bisguier, Fischer, Kashdan. $15.00
  • 1927 World Championship Chess Match – Alexander Alekhin – Jose Capablanca: 34 games with extensive analysis by World Champion Alekhin. Good diagrams. *Schroeder Publication* Very good printing. 8-1/2 x 11. 45pp. Translated from German. What an incredible amount of work I used to make this book! $25.00
  • David Bronstein’s Best Chess Games 1944 – 1949 by Larry Evans, who gave me permission to sell this. 8-1/2 x 11. Descriptive notation. Typed. No diagrams. Larry recognized that Bronstein was a great player and Bronstein later was the best player in the world for many years. The analysis is enthusiastic but NOT always correct. Larry was not yet a master. He was an atrocious writer: “throwing a sop to Cerberus!”, but the games are superb. There is a huge amount of analysis to each of the 67 games. $20.00
  • Chess and Chess Masters by Gideon Stahlberg (c) 1955. Description of players styles and superbly annotated games. Lasker, Rubinstein, Capablanca, Reti, Alekhin, Nimzovich, Spielmann, Bogoljuboff, Euwe, Flohr, Botvinnik, Keres, Reshevsky, Fine, Smyslov, Najdorf, Boleslavsky, Bronstein, Szabo, Gligoric, Russian Masters, Stahlberg. 128pp. Descriptive notation. One of very few books that accurately describes styles of the greatest players in the history of chess. 44 greate games. $22.00
  • Fifty Great Games of Modern Chess by Harry Golombek (c) 1942. Descriptive notation. Alexander, Euwe, Grunfeld, Nimzovich, Reshevsky, Reti, Alekhin, Bogoljubov, Borvinnik, Capablanca, Spielmann, Tarrasch, Marshall, Rubinstein, Keres, Lasker, Fine, Schlechter, Tartakower, etc. Superb analysis. $17.00
  • Goningen 1946 edited by B.H. Wood. Botvinnik, Euwe, Smyslov, Najdorf, Szabo, Boleslavsky, Flohr, Lundin, Stoltz, Denker, Kotov, Tartakower, Kottnauer, Yanofsky, Bernstein, Guimard, Vidmar, L. Steiner, O’Kelly, Chrisoffel. 165pp. English descriptive notation. Great printing and diagrams. 190 games! $25.00
  • The King’s Gambit by Anthony Santasiere (c) 1967. Opening analysis, but I have added 50 games, including one by Magnus Carlsen. The most exciting opening in the world. I love playing it! I love playing AGAINST the King’s Gambit. $15.00
  • Cabbage Heads and Chess Kings by Bruce Haden. This is a book of the magazine articles the witty Scotsman wrote over many years. A strong amateur who liked Morphy, Lasker, King’s Gambit and playing for “a shilling stake”. Stories, anecdotes, games about club league players, tournament players, amateurs, old masters, new masters and a wonderful writing style. 67 pages about Paul Morphy! $30.00
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