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Shereshevsky’s masterful guide to endgame play is an essential work for every aspiring player.

Mikgail it is going to take a long time to wade through this book in a detailed manner. Just finished working through this book.

“Endgame Strategy” by Mikhail Shereshevsky

This task was way way harder than I first imagined, and has also made me realise I have some ‘catch-up’ reading to do. Endgames ” Chess Endings: It is not a book of endgame theory, but rather is a manual of how to play complex endings, or even – you could say -queenless middlegames. The endtame was published initially inand includes many classic examples such as the above, Janowski-Capablanca, NYSaidy-Fischer, US,and many, many others.

This is a book you will want to go back to frequently to refresh your understanding – it is that good and that valuable. This book – as its name implies – is about the endgame.


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At that price this has got to be the chess book bargain of the century! In that context I think this book is the proper place to start your study of endgame. He’s not always trying to prove his point – you have to just believe him. I know several strong chess masters who endgane recomendation for a good endgame understanding is nothing more than this book.

Thanks for the suggestions. There is a particular emphasis on the battle between knight and bishop. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer mikhaail no Kindle device required. Interestingly, what is missing is a book of Kasparov’s games by Kasparov. Product details File Size: Zetta-georgia Grapsa rated it it was amazing Sep 14, This is not an end game manual.

Well, there is Capablanca-Alekhine, NYwhere even the great Capa went wrong and missed a likely win. My 60 Memorable Games: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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To provide to soviet masters a good reference book about all the endgames, GM Yuri Averbakh together with a couple of associates was assigned to create five books year-by-yearfamously known as “the yellow books”, which covered all the theoretically relevant endgames. This would hopefully allow him to get to the heart of other positions more quickly.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Every chess ehereshevsky needs a sprinkling of books like this in their library Hamilton Ellis rated it it was amazing Aug 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Richard rated it really liked it Jan 04, Finally, for an endgame reference work there ehereshevsky Keres’ classic ” Practical Chess Endings “. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Customers who bought this item also bought. This week’s book review will be of the classic Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shereshevsky. Thus, the book is not really covering extremely simplified positions where calculation and knowledge are key, but rather more complex positions where understanding and positional judgement are the most important factors, yet the game no longer has the “middlegame character”.

This book is highly respected for a reason, but it is not obvious when you first see it.

Being able to know during middle game where to occupy your pieces, what to exchange or not exchange, what the critical squares are, etc.