Jan 20, 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 – Endgame Strategy, pdf – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online for free. Endgame Strategy has 39 ratings and 3 reviews. Robert said: To provide to soviet masters a good reference book about all the endgames, GM Yuri Averbakh .

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The key is for the student to improve his thinking process by seeing illustrative examples. Reuben Fine’s ” The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings ” nearly made it onto the list as a general guide, but apparently many of the variations are now too dated. Trivia About Endgame Strategy. Mark all topics as READ. I will be acquiring it as soon as I can.

Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shereshevsky

Richard rated it really liked it Jan 04, Gledis Kapidani rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Refresh and try again.

Just finished working through this book. Lindsay Went rated it liked it Oct 16, Many players will have already seen those games. Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shereshevsky.

This book – as its name implies – is about the endgame.

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The ‘And Because’ Category Whilst the above books will all help your chess, this final category of books are in because I think it’s important to know about the history of the game, in particular the Cold War politics, indoctrinated mindsets and repression that chess has been instrincally linked to: Aug 28, 1.

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Log In or Join. I don’t think I read this book much when I was endame. Tarun Basu rated it it was amazing Aug 10, In some of the examples there are other possibilities for the opposing side that Shereshevsky doesn’t address, and this can be frustrating. Hamilton Ellis rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Aug 24, 5. I think it did help me to appreciate complex endings more. Sep 27, 2.

There is a particular emphasis on the battle between knight and bishop. Akhil rated it liked it Mar 29, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In particular, one Russian friend loved to tell me that I am terrible at endgames. This was the most difficult category, as I’ve read few of the great middlegame books.

Thirty rounds of chess between fifteen fabulous players including 3 World Champions, inspiring analysis, arguably the dawning of the new ‘modern age’ in chess. This is another book which I don’t really know how I got. A different kind of book is Shereshevsky’s ‘Endgame Strategy’, Paperbackpages.

Endgame Strategy

With chess, exact knowledge is only valuable in openings and theoretical endgames. Also ” Karpov – Korchnoi ” by Keene covers a fascinating match; ” The Soviet School of Chess ” by Kotov and Yudovich is incredible propaganda; Nimzovich’s ” Endgamd – Korchnoi ” is wonderful from a historical point of view.

I studied the book and found it too boring and weak. Eric Miettinen rated it it was amazing Jul 28, This would hopefully allow him to get to the heart of other positions more quickly. I think the idea is wtrategy – since I never had a coach – I would have less understanding of the type of chess that is based sherdshevsky general understanding, for which a more experienced player can hand down the “tradition”.


Though I have Silman’s endgme course, I aim to get the Shereshevsky book to fill gaps and help achieve the positions in Silmans, and other’s books. Chess Tales ‘Must-Have’ Books I’m conscious the list is missing a pure tactics book find the winning combination ; any suggestions from Chess Tales readers welcome. sherewhevsky

Angela Maloney rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Want to Read saving…. Having always been a fan of endgame play, I was always on the look out for books devoted to the subject.

Can USCF rating floors be obtained by winning certain tournaments? Saturday, 28 April Definitive list of ‘must-have’ chess books. Dvoretsky’s ” Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual “harder work, but the next step after you’ve mastered Averbakh’s book. And then they just apply their exact knowledge.

Aug 24, 4. However, it is not really about basic endgames i.

Silman’s endgame is much better. And in the case of openings, it is disputable exact knowledge, since a verdict on a specific line of play could be overturned.

Few endgame texts covered topics in detail such as the famous ebdgame “Do not hurry” or the idea of schematic thinking though GM Jacob Aagaard does an excellent job in passing the baton to readers shegeshevsky his “Excelling at Technical Chess”. Interestingly, what is missing is a book of Kasparov’s games by Kasparov.

Chess Tales by Roger Coathup: Tapani rated it it was amazing May 07, Thanks for the suggestions.