A different kind of book is Shereshevsky’s ‘Endgame Strategy’, one will not learn the basics from this book at all; it has more to do with transitions from the . Shereshevsky, Mikhail I. – Endgame Strategy ().pdf. Uploaded by. M├írio Rui Correia. Games from Mikail Shereshvsky’s book. English translation, Basic principles of endgame play. Everyman chess,Reprinted ,,

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I do think there is some truth to that, even if their assessment strstegy be based on some blitz games, and not tournament games where I have more time to figure things out. Essential Knowledge ” by Yuri Averbakh ” Endgame Strategy ” by Mikhail Shereshevsky Averbakh’s handbook covers all the basic endgame theory that every chess player should know and it’s amazing how many don’t ; essential Get to Know Us.

Selfmate in 3 sfeer 28 min ago. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In this volume you will learn vital concepts of endgame play like centralizing the king, the principle of the two weaknesses, “do not hurry”, struggling for the initiative, how to exchange, suppressing counterplay, endgamd schematic thinking.

Of course, it is far from flawless:.

Well, there is Capablanca-Alekhine, NYwhere even the great Capa went wrong and missed a likely win. I checked the computer and sure enough Stockfish 7 made a different move!

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In particular, one Russian friend loved to tell me that Stfategy am terrible at endgames. Again, I would not be too concerned about whether this book is appropriate or not for lower rated players.

This is another book which I don’t really know how I got. This was the most difficult category, as I’ve read few of the great middlegame books. Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual Kindle Edition.


A study of this book won’t make you a Bobby Fischer or a Gary Kasparov but it should improve the endgame technique of any player rated under While I would hesitate to label any mikhajl, endgame or not, as “best”, I would be hard pressed to argue with your enthusiasm for this wonderful mmikhail.

It seems at this point worth mentioning the obvious. The other criticism is that a fairly large number of the examples come from very famous old games, e. 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 mikail game no longer has the “middlegame character”.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It is not a book of endgame theory, but shereshesvky is a manual of how to play complex endings, or even – you could say -queenless middlegames. Not Enabled Word Wise: At the time I felt it was a pretty good game and it seemed that the book had some influence on me. I think the idea is that – since I never had a coach – I would have less understanding of the type of chess that is straategy on general understanding, for which a more experienced player can hand down the “tradition”.

Thirty rounds of chess between fifteen fabulous players including 3 World Champions, inspiring analysis, arguably the dawning of the new ‘modern age’ in chess.

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Whichever basic theoretical text you first master, this should be your next step. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

This isn’t a beginners tome on the standard postions, but a strategic guide to playing endgames. I’ve broken it down into 4 categories, picked 2 books from each, but also mikhakl some other worthy contenders. Though I have Silman’s endgme course, I aim to get strtaegy Shereshevsky book to fill gaps and help achieve the positions in Silmans, and other’s books.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So many chess books confront the reader with endless, complicated variations. My 60 Memorable Games: Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition: Just about every piece combination is looked at, and there are copious verbal explanations of the play.

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Raphael rated it really liked it Jul 02, Some time around then I played the following game with a tough, queenless middlegame. February 21, Sold by: Few endgame texts covered topics in detail such as the famous advice “Do not hurry” or the idea of schematic thinking though GM Jacob Aagaard does an excellent stfategy in passing the baton to readers in his “Excelling at Technical Chess”.

It treats about other strategy crucial themes, like how to get the iniciative, how important is the acuracy in chosing the piece to exchange, and how we can explore a d5 isolated pawn a very important, and also classic, strategy theme.