A new approach to the endgame. The authors, both experienced grandmasters and chess trainers, discuss the problems that players – from junior/club level to grandmasters! – have in coping with the endgame. Standard endgame methods are explained, as well as typical techniques required in such tricky endings as rook and pawn, opposite-coloured bishops, rook and bishop v rook, etc. Examples from former world champion Anatoly Karpov`s endgame practice are also provided as a model for correct play. An up to date endgame book with lessons to learn from recent tournament play and even computer intelligence.
About the Author
Alexander Beliavsky, World Junior Champion in 1973, has been among the world’s elite for nearly twenty years, and has earned a reputation as a great fighter. He won the USSR Championship – the strongest in the world – on numerous occasions and has won many other top-class events. Garry Kasparov selected him to be his personal coach during the 1993 World Championship match against Nigel Short in London.
Adrian Mikhalchishin is a renowned Ukranian theoretician who often writes about both openings and endgames in many magazines. He competed in the USSR Championship on four occasions.
- Casa editrice Batsford
- Code 4443us
- Anno 2003
- Pagine p. 208
- Isbn 9780713487404