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Duncan Forbes. The History of Chess: From the Time of the Early Invention of the Game in India Till the Period of Its Establishment in Western and Central Europe. London: W. H. Allen & Co.. 1860. 312pp.

Peter W. Frey (editor). Chess Skill in Man and Machine. Springer-Verlag. 1983. 329pp.

Jerzy Gizycki. A History of Chess. Abbey Library. 1977. 374pp. Translation from Polish.

Harry Golombek. Chess: A History. Putnam. 1976. 256pp.

William Roland Hartston. The Kings of Chess: A History of Chess Traced Through the Lives of Its Greatest Players. Pavilion. 1985. 192pp.

Martin Frere Hillyer. Thomas Frere and the Brotherhood of Chess: A History of 19th Century Chess in New York City. McFarland. 2006. 211pp.

Feng-hsiung Hsu. Behind Deep Blue: Building the Computer that Defeated the World Chess Champion. Princeton University Press. 2002. 298pp.

Victor Keats. Chess in Jewish History and Hebrew Literature. Magnes Press. 1995. 275pp.

Harold J. R. Murray. Short History of Chess. Oxford University Press. 1963. 146pp.

Ludek Pachman. Translated by A. Sue Russell. Decisive Games in Chess History. Dover Publications. 1987. 266pp.

David Shenk. The Immortal Game: A History of Chess Or how 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science, and the Human Brain. Doubleday. 2006. 327pp.

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