Many people consider Paul Charles Morphy the greatest Chess player the world has ever seen.
Morphy wrote no book, he embedded his ideas and guiding
theories in his games.
Paul Morphy led the game of Chess from darkness into the dawn of discovery. His ideas revolutionized the game and made him shine against the shadows of his contemporaries. He believed in developing his pieces rapidly and perhaps his legacy to the world of Chess was the concept of a quick and efficient development.