From Simon & Schuster, Chess Traps is I.A. Horowitz's exploration of chess' pitfalls and swindes—both how to set them and how to avoid them.
This is a rich storehouse of Chess 'crimes.' Sometimes the villain is thwarted: more often he gets away with his nefarious deeds. But, in either event, the tales, and their telling, will prove to be instructive and vastly entertaining.
Fred Reinfeld was a writer on chess and many other subjects. He was also a strong chess master, often among the top ten players from the early 1930s to the early 1940s, as well as a college chess instructor