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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 . Averbakh’s “Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge”. As a first endgame book, this one is excellent. It’s not chatty—the author after all was a. Essential Chess Endings by James Howell. For the absolute basics, check out Yuri Averbakh’s Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge.

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Averbakh’s “Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge”

Write a customer review. Vasily Smyslov Endgame Virtuoso. Knodledge lot of explanation given with ideas. It remains one of the best ways to learn endgames I’ve ever seen. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Michael Ekker rated it liked it Mar 23, Here are some alternatives: I’ve never been a fan of Silman’s endgame book.

Thanks, think I might be ready for Shereshevsky. Yeah, I’m gonna agree with Silman. Apr 15, What I knew, but obviously he did not, was that his extra pawn was purely cosmetic and useless—and the resulting pawn ending was a win for me!

Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge

Well, these are the endgames every Russian schoolboy learned first. Hello, What’s the best chess books related to endgames?

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. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


I see there is a new edition available this year!

If your strength is from around beginner to, say,I think there is Silman’s Complete Endgame Course, and then there is everything else. Shereshevsky wrote a brilliant two volume work, Mastering the Endgame.

If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Averbakh has just covered the bare minimum one chews know about final phase of the game. Unable To Access 4 Player Chess bajabeetl 3 min ago.

Mar 3, 2. Other editions – View all Chess Endings: Advances in Computer Chess M. Tim Hanke Tim Hanke is a U. Nirali08 16 min ago. Tim Hanke is a U.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Howard Osterman rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Magnus Carlsen–did he use cheat codes at world championship? Amer Zahra rated it it was amazing Feb 20, In the final analysis, the best endgame book is the one you actually use.

Essential Chess Endings by James Howell. Certainly my confidence exceeded my actual knowledge! 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.


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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Mar 3, 6. Not only do you learn how individual pieces function, teaching you the first principles of chess; you also gain confidence when playing your own tournament knowwledge because you have some glimmer of understanding about the more simplified positions your game is tending toward. The book introduced me to the striking concept of coordinate squares and contained over positions, of which I slogged through probably fewer than He analysed the endgames from the perspective of the openings that created them.

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It depends on your level. I don’t believe there is a single best endgame book. James Stripes rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Jen Gaias rated it it was amazing Mar 26, I suppose it couldn’t be considered ‘best’ because essentizl covers fewer endagmes than the others, but in terms of organization averbalh writing style I really like it. Mar 3, 8. I wonder book uses the new notation system?