MAIN RECOMMENDATIONS

All Levels    
Polgar    -    Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, & Games

       
0-400    
Giannatos  -  Everyone's First Chess Workbook Pt. I       


400-600    
Giannatos  -  Everyone's First Chess Workbook Pt. 2

       
600-800    
Giannatos  -  Everyone's First Chess Workbook Pt. 3

       
800-1000    
Polgar     -     Learn Chess the Right Way 3: Mastering Defensive Technique

       
1000-1100    
Chandler   -   How To Beat Your Dad at Chess

Silman    -    Complete Endgame Course - Part 1

       
1100-1200    
Chernev   -   Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

Silman      -   Complete Endgame Course - Part 2

       
1200-1300    
Seirawan/Silman  -  Winning Chess Strategies

Silman    -    Complete Endgame Course - Part 3

       
1300-1400    
Reti             Modern Ideas in Chess
Silman        Complete Endgame Course - Part 4 thru pg. 120

       
1400-1500    
Silman        Reassess Your Chess
Stean        Simple Chess

Silman        Complete Endgame Course - Finish Part 4

       
1500-1600    
Neishtadt    Winning Quickly w/ White
Neishtadt    Winning Quickly w/ Black
Silman        Complete Endgame Course - Part 5

       
1600-1700    
Vuckovic    Art of Attack

Bronstein    Zurich 1953
Chernev        Capablanca's Best Endings

       
1700-1800    
Sokolov        Winning Chess Middlegames
Tal            Life & Games

Silman        Complete Endgame Course - Part 6 thru pg. 242

       
1800-1900    
Gelfer        Positional Chess Handbook
Alekhine    New York 1924
Silman        Complete Endgame Course - Finish Part 6

       
1900-2000    
Rowson        7 Deadly Chess Sins
Nunn        Secrets of Grandmaster Play
Shereshevsky    Endgame Strategy
       
2000-2100    
Tal            Tal-Botvinnik 1960
Yermolinsky        Road to Chess Improvement
De La Villa        100 Endgames You Must Know
       
2100-2200    
Fischer        60 Memorable Games
Rios        Grandmaster Structures
Smyslov        Endgame Virtuoso
       
2200-2300    
Gelfand        Positional Decision Making in Chess
Hellsten    Mastering Endgame Strategy
       
2300-2400    
Kramnik        Life & Games
Shirov        Fire on Board
Smyslov & Levenfish        Rook Endgames
       
2400+    
Kasparov    My Great Predecessors (1 book)
Kasparov    Test of Time
Van Perlo    Endgame Tactics
Dvoretsky    Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual

TACTICS BOOKS

1200-1500

Seirawan   Winning Chess Tactics

1500-1800

Weteschnik    Chess Tactics From Scratch

1800-2200

Smith/Tikkanen    Woodpecker Method

2200-2300

Volokitin/Grabinsky    Perfect Your Chess

2300-2400

Jansa/Hort   The Best Move

2400+

Aagaard     Positional Play