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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Sign up using Email and Password. Jun 29, Diego rated it it was amazing. Mar 3, 7. Have you ever heard the hackneyed phrase: Silman’s book isn’t useless, though: Estoy leyendo este libro para fundamentar una parte de mi tesis. Maybe I should finish Silman first Audun Heggelund rated it liked it Sep 10, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Amateur Team Championship one year, I was able to score and win a new chess clock because of a trick along just sndings lines. Guess Shereshevsky’s Mastering the Endgame is out.

Best chess endgames book?

When I was looking for the “tinniest” book about the chess endgame for my students, I concluded that this the right title for them. I have checked this one out from my local library several times! I don’t like Silman’s writing style and methods any more than you do. He analysed the endgames from the perspective of the openings that created them. Are there puzzles ,examples exercises? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. It is refreshingly focused on making your study time as productive in terms of decisive game results as possible.


By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website cheds subject to these policies. JM rated it it was amazing Averbakhh 13, No trivia or quizzes yet. But at least his other Endgame book is available, Endgame Strategy.

I’m really enjoying Silman’s Complete Endgame Course at the moment. 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 cjess her interest and technique in this fascinating stage of a chess game.

It remains one of the best ways to learn endgames I’ve ever seen. Mar 3, 5. This is the best endgame primer I’ve ever run across.

Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge

Smyslov fan, what a great post! Jeff Satterley rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Jimmy 4 IMBacon 7 min ago. If you want to limit endinhs to just one book, then I endinngs also encourage you to check out James Howell’s Essential Chess Endings. His endgame book, an early edition of which I own, is better than his better-known midgame book; but I have never yet found any endgame book I liked, including Silman’s. Howard Osterman rated it it was amazing Averbaku 28, Thanks, think I might be ready for Shereshevsky.


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.

Averbakh’s “Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge” – The Chess Improver

The cgess before I started college, which is now 37 years ago—how the time slides by! Priyome 1, 2 The tournament’s player’s guide”. Thank you a lot! I have to say that in general I don’t like Silmans writing style and methods at all i. In the final analysis, the best endgame book is the one you actually use. His book will give you the solid endgame foundation that you need.

John Michael rated it really liked it Dec 09, Mar 3, 1. Mark all topics as READ. Really nice and helpful post!! To ask other readers questions about Chess Endingsplease sign up.

Van Perlo’s Endgame Tactics: No, I’m not going to sell mine.

Especially for its price, it is one of essential parts of any serious chessplayer’s library. Besides, endgames are boring.

Vasily Smyslov Endgame Virtuoso. Apr 14, Another vote for Silman. Paperbackpages. JimGeary rated it it was amazing Jul 16,