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Practical chess endings a basic guide to endgame strategy for the beginner and the more advanced chess player. by Irving Chernev

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chess -- End games

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1450.7 .C5 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5683754M
ISBN 10048622208X
LC Control Number69015362
OCLC/WorldCa5321

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An essential and practical book for all chess players, from one of the world's greatest grandmasters. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of good endgame play—and rather than trying to cover every theoretical possibility, grandmaster Paul Keres looks in close /5. Dec 23,  · My favourite endgame book is Paul Keres' Practical Chess Endings which has a section on the most common rook endings. A couple of interesting books specifically on rook endgames are John Emms' The Survival Guide to Rook Endings and Edmar Mednis' Practical Rook Endings.. None of these books is particularly easy, but if you get out a board, and play through the examples as you read, you . Mar 13,  · Practical Chess Endings, Paul Keres, Batsford, Paperback, ISBN , pp., $ Estonian grandmaster Paul Keres () is widely considered to be one of the strongest players to never win the world championship. Chernev takes a slightly different approach to teaching chess endings, as this book deals more with practical positions that might show up in real games, compared to theoretical/composed problems that a player may never see in the course of his playing career/5.

Jul 12,  · The Averbakh book Chess Endings Essential Knowledge is what I grew up with. Then I went to Reb's suggestion of Keres Practical Chess Endings--both are excellent. The de la Villa book is on my bed stand and looks excellent. I can not argue against Silman's book either. All of these are excellent ways to learn endgame play. An updated edition of Paul Keres’ classic endgame instructor, designed specifically for practical players with over extra diagrams to facilitate learning and memorisation of critical lines of endgame play. It is an essential practical book, for all chess players, from one of the world’s greatest grandmasters. Find out more about Practical Chess Endings by Irving Chernev, Irving chernev/ken harkne, Kenneth Harkness at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & kauainenehcp.comed on: February 14, Chess Endgames Network “In order to improve your game, you must study the endgame before everything else, for whereas the endings can be studied and mastered by themselves, the middle game and the opening must be studied in relation to the endgame.”.

An essential practical book, for all chess players, from one of the world's greatest grandmasters. Rather than attempting to cover every theoretical possible endgame position, Paul Keres deals with the basic types of position into which all other endgames will eventually be resolved. Fine's book Basic Chess Endings (,) recently revised by Pal Benko and Batsford Chess Endings () by Speelman, Tisdall and Wade are about basic and practical endings and both can be recommended. (c) Endgame Studies. These are positions which have been composed and will contain elements of one or both of the above types of endings. An essential and practical book for all chess players, from one of the world's greatest grandmasters. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of good endgame play—and rather than trying to cover every theoretical possibility, grand master Paul Keres looks in close 4/5(2). Sep 04,  · An updated edition of Paul Keres' classic endgame instructor, designed specifically for practical players with over extra diagrams to facilitate learning and memorisation of critical lines of endgame play. It is an essential practical book, for all chess players, from /5(43).