22 July 2009

World Championship Bibliography

Following up World Championship Widgetitis, I had the idea to turn the Amazon.com widget into a bibliography. First I made a list of titles at hand, ordered by the year of the first event covered and the author.
  • 1834: Gelo; Chess World Championship: All the Games, 1834-1984; McFarland, 1995
  • 1834: Kasparov; My Great Predecessors [Vol. I to V]; Everyman, 2003
  • 1834: Winter,E.G.; World Chess Champions; Pergamon, 1981
  • 1883: Minchin; The Games played in the London International Chess Tournament 1883; BCM, 1973
  • 1886: Kazic; International Championship Chess, A complete record of FIDE events; Batsford 1974
  • 1886: Schroeder; Steinitz - Zukertort 1886; Chess Digest (?), [Published?]
  • 1907: Schroeder; Lasker - Marshall 1907; Chess Digest, 1972
  • 1908: Schroeder; Lasker - Tarrasch 1908; Chess Digest, 1970
  • 1921: Capablanca; World's Championship Matches 1921 and 1927; Dover, 1977
  • 1934: Reinfeld & Fine; A.Alekhine vs. E.D.Bogoljubow, World's Chess Championship 1934; Dover, 1967
  • 1935: Purdy; Extreme Chess: World Championships 1935 - 1937 - 1972; Thinkers' Press, 1999
  • 1937: Alekhine; The World's Chess Championship, 1937; Pitman & Sons, 1938
  • 1937: Botvinnik; Alekhine vs. Euwe Return Match 1937; Chess Digest, 1973
  • 1948: Euwe; Wereldkampioenschap Schaken 1948; De Tijdstrom, 1948
  • 1948: Gligoric & Wade; The World Chess Championship [1948-1969]; Harper & Row, 1972
  • 1948: Golombek; World Chess Championship 1948; Bell, 1949
  • 1951: Winter,W. & Wade; The World Chess Championship: 1951 Botvinnik v. Bronstein; Turnstile, 1951
  • 1954: Golombek; World Chess Championship 1954; MacGibbon & Kee, 1954
  • 1957: Mohaupt & Machatscheck; Weltmeisterschaftturnier 1957: Botwinnik - Smyslow; Sportverlag, 1957
  • 1958: Botvinnik; World Championship: The Return Match Botvinnik vs. Smyslov 1958; Chess Digest, 1973
  • 1960: Tal; Tal - Botvinnik 1960; Bell-Lucas, 1970
  • 1961: Flohr; Weltmeisterschaft 1961, Botvinnik - Tal; Wildhagen, 1960(?)
  • 1963: Wade; The World Chess Championship 1963, Botvinnik v. Petrosian; Neville Spearman, 1963
  • 1966: Flohr; Petrosjan bleibt Weltmeister [1966]; W. Ten Have, 1966
  • 1966: Tal; World Championship: Petrosian vs. Spassky 1966; Chess Digest, 1973
  • 1969: Clarke; The 1969 World Chess Championship Match; BCM, [Published?]
  • 1969: Flohr; Spassky - Weltmeister [1969]; W. Ten Have, [Published?]
  • 1972: Gligoric; Fischer v. Spassky [1972]; Fontana, 1972
  • 1978: Edmondson & Tal; Chess Scandals: The 1978 World Chess Championship; Pergamon, 1981
  • 1978: Hartston; The Battle of Baguio City: Karpov - Korchnoi 1978; Hutchinson, 1978
  • 1978: Karpov & Baturinsky; From Baguio to Merano, The World Championship Matches of 1978 and 1981; Pergamon, 1986
  • 1978: Keene; World Chess Championship, Korchnoi vs. Karpov [1978]; Simon & Schuster, 1978
  • 1978: Larsen; Karpov vs. Korchnoi: World Chess Championship 1978; Unwin, 1978
  • 1981: Karpov; Chess at the Top, 1979-1984 [includes 1981 Karpov - Korchnoi]; Pergamon, 1984
  • 1981: Keene; Massacre in Milano, Karpov - Korchnoi [1981]; Batsford, 1981
  • 1981: Pfleger & Borik; Schach-WM'81: Karpow - Kortschnoi; Falken, 1981
  • 1984: Keene; The Moscow Challenge, Karpov - Kasparov [1984]; Macmillan, 1985
  • 1985: Averbakh & Taimanov; The World Chess Championship, Karpov - Kasparov, Moscow 1985; Raduga, 1986
  • 1985: Kasparov; Garry Kasparov, New World Chess Champion [1985]; Pergamon, 1986
  • 1985: Keene & Goodman; Maneuvers in Moscow, Kasparov - Karpov II [1985]; Macmillan, 1985
  • 1986: Kasparov; London - Leningrad Championship Games [1986]; Pergamon, 1987
  • 1986: Keene & Goodman; The Centenary Match, Kasparov - Karpov III [1986]; Macmillan, 1986
  • 1986: Pfleger et al; Die Schach-Revanche: Kasparow / Karpow 1986; Falken, 1986
  • 1987: Birmingham & Verat; Championnat du Monde: Seville 1987, Karpov - Kasparov; Grasset, 1988
  • 1990: Kasparov et al; Kasparov v. Karpov 1990; Pergamon, 1991
  • 1990: Keene; Kasparov - Karpov, Battle of the Titans [1990]; Collier, 1991
  • 1990: Seirawan & Tisdall; Five Crowns: Kasparov - Karpov 1990; International Chess Enterprises, 1991
  • 1992: Davies et al; Bobby Fischer: The 45,000,000 Comeback [1992 Fischer - Spassky]; Cadogan, 1992
  • 1993: Hartston; Short vs. Kasparov: The Hijack of the 1993 World Chess Championship; Hodder & Stoughton, 1993
  • 1993: Keene; Kasparov - Short 1993; Batsford, 1993
  • 1993: Lawson; The Inner Game [1993 Kasparov - Short]; Macmillan, 1993
  • 1995: Keene; World Chess Championship, Kasparov v. Anand [1995]; Batsford, 1995
  • 1995: King; World Chess Championship 1995, Kasparov vs. Anand; Cadogan, 1995
  • 2000: Bareev & Levitov; From London to Elista [2000 Kramnik - Kasparov, 2004 Kramnik - Leko, 2006 Kramnik - Topalov]; New in Chess, 2007
  • 2006: Topalov & Ginchev; Topalov - Kramnik: 2006 World Chess Championship; Russell Enterprises, 2007

It's not perfect, but it's a start.

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