Chess Endings has 42 ratings and 3 reviews. Arlen said: This is the best endgame primer I’ve ever run across. In just a few pages, the author (renowned S . the life and games of mikhail tal. ajedrez chess. Anatoly karpov my best games. ajedrez chess. chess engame tips. Adismael Souza. In this fundamental work, which includes more than items, investigates various types of rook endings. Depending on the number and.
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Howell is a chess coach who was frustrated with the unsuitability of the available endgame manuals cjess teaching aspiring tournament players. The material is well-organized and thoughtful, and the teaching very clear and precise.
It also lacks focus at times.
Sarsar rated it did not like it May 10, Mar 5, I don’t like his writing style, and I wouldn’t recommend his cjess books, but there is no denying that the basic material is there. Preview — Chess Endings by Yuri Averbakh. Jun 29, Diego rated it it was amazing.
Samprabhu Rubandhas rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Mark all topics as READ. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book introduced me to the striking concept of coordinate squares and contained over positions, of which I slogged through probably fewer than The author, a Russian Grandmaster and endgame expert, takes the reader from the most elementary checkmates, through the exploitation of positional and material advantage, right up to the analysis of actual endings from master play.
Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge
Shereshevsky wrote a brilliant two dhess work, Mastering the Endgame. I suppose it couldn’t be considered ‘best’ because it covers fewer endagmes than the others, but in terms of organization and writing style I really like it.
Minor Piece Endgames and Starting Out: The author, a Russian Grandmaster and endgame expert, takes the reader from the most elementary checkmates, through the exploitati By concentrating on the basic principles the average player is not only given a working knowledge of the endgame but also a firm foundation on which to further develop his or her interest averbzkh technique in this fascinating stage of a chess game. Michael mills rated it really liked it Jul 10, JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Mar 3, 2.
Averbakh’s “Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge”
Besides, endgames are boring. I think it is suitable for a beginner, although some rook endings may be too difficult for you. If your strength is from around beginner to, say,I think there is Silman’s Complete Endgame Course, and then there is everything else. Guess Shereshevsky’s Mastering the Endgame is out. Sign up for Nigel’s Tiger Chess Newsletter. It’s sadly only available at a reasonable price as a Kindle book on Amazon the used copies are a goldmine, apparently.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Have you ever heard the hackneyed phrase: The tournament’s player’s guide”. Especially for its price, it is one of essential parts of any serious chessplayer’s library.
Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge by Yuri Averbakh
Dan rated it really liked it Jul 04, Mike Cummings rated it really liked it Nov 22, Mar 3, 4. There are several practical advantages of learning pawn endings, including: Sparky rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Rook Endgames by Everyman Publishing.
I believe the Rook book is still in publication, but Everyman doesn’t seem to be selling the other two anymore. These are most directly like Silman’s work, without the Silman “flair”. Certainly my confidence exceeded my actual knowledge! Especially for its price, it is one of essential parts of any serious chessplayer’s libra This is the best endgame primer I’ve ever run across.
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Pawn EndgamesStarting Out: Published July 1st by Everyman Chess first published June 28th Ravaszdi rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Silman’s book isn’t useless, though: Funny, but my club-mate, who is also a GM, didn’t know that the position on the page 53 – diagram 78 in the algebraic edition of the book is actually a simple draw.
I’ve never been a fan of Silman’s endgame book. In the final analysis, the best endgame book is the one you actually use. Sign up using Facebook. Thanks, think I might be ready for Shereshevsky. He analysed the endgames from the perspective of the openings that created them. No trivia or quizzes yet.