Start your review of Practical Chess Endings Write a review Shelves: chess , how-to A book for the serious player only. Paul Keres was one of the stronger players that never won the world championship. He defeated about 8 or 10 world champs in his day, however. This is a book that ostensibly reaches out to beginning chess players by including instructions on basic endgame mates. That one is very hard!
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We are committed to providing you with a reliable and efficient service at all times. Book by Keres, Paul. Which basic positions are good and which are ad? Is an extra pawn sufficient to win, or can the defender hold the oSition? And when is a knight better than a bishop? A knowledge of e fundamental endgame positions and Ideas in this standard erence work will equip the player to handle problems such as ese leading to improved play in the endgame and in the crucial nsition from the middlegame to the endgame aul Keres was one of the greatest players of the post-war ra, three times finishing as runner-up in the World Championship andidates tournament.
Queen against pawn 57 Queen against rook and pawn 62 A: Queen against rook 62 B: Queen against rook and pawn 64 Queen against queen and pawns 74 A: Queen against queen 74 B: Queen against queen and pawn 75 c: Queen and pawn s against queen and pawn s 80 Queen against other pieces 81 A: Queen against two rooks 81 B: Queen against two bishops 82 C: Queen against two knights 83 D: Queen against bishop and knight 84 Practical exam pies In chess literature throughout opportunities for individual flights the world countless books have of imagination.
Nevertheless, there been written on opening theory, is much of interest in this phase of the middlegame, chess tournaments the game, and all chessplayers and game selections. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover.
Bishop Endings 72 pages Knight Endings 27 pages It appears that the original edition of Practical Chess Endings was first published in West Germany in , with an English translation by John Littlewood being published by Batsford in This new edition has been converted to algebraic notation and offers diagrams, which is said to be more than five hundred extra diagrams compared to the original edition. However, none of the diagrams stipulate which side is on move. Thus, one cannot try to solve any given position based on the side to move. If the reader wished to do this, they would have to analyze from both sides and then continue reading. The purpose of this book is to give the reader practical help in endgame technique.
Best Book on Rook Endgames?
Keres c. With the scarcity of chess literature in his small town, he learned about chess notation from the chess puzzles in the daily newspaper, and compiled a handwritten collection of almost games. His playing matured after playing correspondence chess extensively while in high school. He probably played about correspondence games, and at one stage had correspondence games going simultaneously. From to he studied mathematics at the University of Tartu , and competed in several interuniversity matches. His success there gave him the confidence to venture onto the international circuit.
Practical chess endings by paul keres pdf
Feb 12, 16 There are relatively few books devoted just to Rook endgames. He tended to prefer puzzles often his own creations over the best examples for learning the openings. His book on Rook endings is one of the classics. The examples flow logically one to the next, the explanations are clear and memorable, and the analysis mostly stands up even now. There are flaws. In my book, there are some messed up symbols, and there are some famously incorrect analyses.
Practical Chess Endings, Paul Keres