I do not accept challenges form players with a 90% or higher win record as this usually indicates a program user!
He who attacks must win, he who defends must only survive!
All men can see the tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
I have been playing chess for over 50 years.
My highest USCF rating was 2184 back in the late 70's.
Chess Books I would recommend.
Nunn's Chess Openings by John Nunn.
How to Reassess Your Chess: The Complete Chess-Mastery Course by Jeremy Silman.
Fundamental Chess Endings by Karsten Muller & Frank Lamprecht.
My System: 21st Century Edition -- by Aron Nimzowitsch.
Chess Praxis -- by Aron Nimzowitsch.
The Art of Attack by Vukovic.
Secrets of Practical Play by John Nunn.
A masterpiece is 'Zurich '53' by David Bronstein
The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Bronstein & tom Furstenberg
GM Mark Dvoretsky & GM Artur Yusupov ran the Soviet School of Chess in Moscow some of their books: "Secrets of Chess Training, Secrets of Chess Tactics, Positional Play, Training for the Tournament Player, Technique for the Tournament Player, Attack and Defence".
My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer.
Alexander Alekhine's Chess Games, 1902-1946 by Leonard M. Skinner and Robert G.R. Verhoeven.
"Pawn Structure Chess," by GM Andy Soltis.
Comprehensive Chess Endings By Yuri Averbakh
Training for the Tournament Player.
Attack and Defence: How Creative. Thought Develops in a Chess Player.
A must read for anyone who remembers or would like to know about the David vs Goliath of chess in the 60's - 80's is "Russia verses Fischer" by Plisetsky & Voronkov.
I taught myself chess at the age of 10 & studied every game I could find by Bobby Fischer. Later I studied the games of Mikhail Tal & David Bronstein. I think the best endgame player ever was J.R. Capablanca.
Two of my chess mentors passed away in the last few years.
Robert James "Bobby" Fischer (March 9, 1943 – January 17, 2008)
David Ionovich Bronstein (February 19, 1924 – December 5, 2006)