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The result is what chess aficionados Basic Chess Endingswritten by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the endgame. But those issues are well documented in many sources and when you are ready for them you will be able to find them and supplement your knowledge.

A handy guide for the practical player, Basic Chess Endings focuses on the aspects of the ending that occur most frequently in the course of play. Some GM’s have done that to other classic books and it’s been a disaster. Tim Tenley rated it really liked it Jul endngs, The quality of the general explanations is excellent and basiic has never been surpassed.

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Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation. Prospects and Limits K. The book used the now obsolete descriptive chess notation and used the old system of using the abbreviation “Kt” to stand for knight instead of the more modern “N”. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of From inside the book. Retrieved from ” https: Refresh and try again. The quality of the general explanations compensates for the errors and makes it well worth reading.


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Howard Stauntonwithout the aid of computer analysis, had recognized this over years earlier Staunton Grandmaster John Nunn wrote a review of Basic Chess Endingsboth the original version and the revised edition. Mar 02, Jacob added it. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Benko converted it to the now universally-accepted algebraic chess notation. McKay Company- Chess – pages. The revision contains pages with positions, most with diagrams. This is not a book for the lightweight chess player.

Extensively researched and comprehensive yet the explanations are hard to understand because it was written in English a few years back. Essential Knowledge based his research on this book. That is the reason for the 4 stars instead 5. Anders EricssonJacqui Smith Limited preview – That’s why Pal Benko said he revised it with the intent of doing no harm once you start changing things where do you stop?


After many years, editor Burt Hochberg finally convinced the publisher to create a new edition. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Taylor rated it it was amazing May 25, No systematic computer-checking of the analysis was done. Mike rated it really liked it Jun 03, Views Read Edit View history.

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Jorge rated it liked it Nov 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new fiine book. This still remains an outstanding work to begin to work through the different types of endings.