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Pawn Endings

by Alexander Cvetkov

  • 147 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Chess Enterprises .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess - Specific Strategies,
  • Reference,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8384096M
    ISBN 100931462479
    ISBN 109780931462474
    OCLC/WorldCa12896634

    The chess endgame with a king and a pawn versus a king is one of the most important and fundamental endgames, other than the basic checkmates (Lasker ).It is important to master this endgame, since most other endgames have the potential of reducing to this type of endgame via exchanges of pieces. It is important to be able to tell quickly whether a given position is a win or a draw, and to.   As with other King and Pawn endings the chances of a win are slim for the a and h pawns, especially with the defender set up so well. Part 2 - The Cross-Check - an amazingly useful tactic In this ending, the vital resource for the attacker, requiring the defender to .

    Basic Chess Endings (abbreviated BCE) is a book on chess endgames which was written by Grandmaster Reuben Fine and originally published on Octo It is considered the first systematic book in English on the endgame phase of the game of chess. It is the best-known endgame book in English and is a classic piece of chess endgame book is dedicated to World .   Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual is great, and an excellent capstone I think is Encyclopedia of Chess Endings, where you already understand the hows and whys of various themes (such as the best place for a king in queen and pawn on the seventh vs. queen, how to force a win or draw from specific pawn placements, Lucena, short side defense, pantsing.

    A good example of the book's versatility is the discussion of corresponding squares. The discussion is thorough, addressing everything one needs to know about the importance of corresponding squares in pawn endings. The subject matter is highly technical, but Müller and Lamprecht use classic endgame studies to keep the reader's attention Reviews: Pawn Endings by Yuri Averbakh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Pawn Endings by Yuri Averbakh; I Maizelis - AbeBooks Passion for books.


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Pawn Endings by Alexander Cvetkov Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rather, it belongs among the class of books that are for people with particular types of obsessions - in this case, one could say: an obsession with the ultimate and final "truth" of pawn endings. Right at the start you are plunged into a theoretical discussion of key squares, critical squares and /5(2).

A Gambit re-issue of the definitive modern work on pawn endings, written by the same authors as the award-winning Fundamental Chess Endings.

This book provides a thorough course in endings with just kings and pawns, from the simple to the highly complex/5(21). Grandmaster Andy Soltis wrote in his recent endgame book that one should not trade down into a king and pawn ending unless one could safely bet one's first-born on the outcome of the game.

In the game Wolski-Peters, American OpenWhite just traded. A Gambit re-issue of the definitive modern work on pawn endings, written by the same authors as the award-winning Fundamental Chess Endings.

This book provides a thorough course in endings with just kings and pawns, from the simple to the highly complex. Pawn Endings. I shall now give a couple of simple endings of two Pawns against one, or three against two, that the reader may see how they can be won.

Fewer explanations will be given, as it is up to the student to work things out for himself. Buy Secrets of Pawn Endings by Muller, Karsten, Lamprecht, Frank (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(17). I reccommend this book to any serious chessplayer.

Nunn gives the low down on all rook versus rook plus pawn endings. Firstly, the information in this book is % accurate since a computer created the database. Any serious chessplayer would normally be looking for none other than the truth and in rook endings this is hard to come s: Lucena and Philidor are widely acknowledge in most endgame books as being the endings you simply must know.

The Lucena Position We mentioned earlier that if the defending king can get close to the queening square, the defenders chances increase. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings ECE I - Pawn Endings, 2nd edition ECE I, Hardcover, pages, Edition Essentially reprinted from the sold out edition, with some revisions.

examples The first volume of ECE l Pawn Endings was published inand copies (!) sold out relatively quickly. Another four volumes swiftly followed, containing more than 9, endgame. A majority of rook and pawn endings with more pawns have the potential of being reduced to this type of endgame (rook and one pawn versus rook) (Guliev ), (Levenfish & Smyslov ).

John Nunn wrote a page book about this ending, Secrets of Rook Endings (Nunn ). The book by Fishbein is not a bad effort. But the title being reviewed here beats 'em all. I'd give the Averbakh book 4 stars and the other two 3 stars each. 'Secrets of Pawn Endings' deserves 5.

If you have already studied a basic endgame book and wish to embark on a careful study of pawn endings, this is the book for youReviews: Pawn Endings Chess Books. Chess Books» Pawn Endings; Every chess player who ever lost a kings and pawn ending knows that can be very painful, maybe even more painful than most other losses.

How hard can it be with only kings and pawns on the board. Very hard, as many past games have proven. Pawn endings can be very tricky and complicated. Pawn Endings book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the ending the advantage of a single 'insignificant' pawn can frequently p /5(6).

Furthermore, a plethora of diagrams depict the application of corresponding square concepts. For years, Secrets of Pawn Endings has been one of my favorite endgame books.

Müller and Lamprecht have written a book of great theoretical and practical significance. Secrets of Pawn Endings is a must-have.". Secrets of Pawn Endings. Secrets of Pawn Endings by means of Frank Lamprecht and Karsten Muller is the definitive contemporary chess book on pawn endings from two professionals on chess endgame.

Endgames with just kings and pawns are the most basic types of endings in chess – and an understanding of them is essential for mastering complicated endings.

Pawn Endings Paperback – June 1, by Alexander Cvetkov (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, June 1, 5/5(1). If you can find it The Final Countdown by Hajenius and Van Riemsdijk, also Muller and Lamprecht with Secrets of Pawn Endings.

The Final Countdown is a little book from the 90s that discusses pawn endings and things like key squares, and corresponding squares. It has about 50 exercises at the end.

Secrets of Pawn Endings is very comprehensive and has exercises with solutions for every chapter. An in-depth book for king and pawn endgames. Comprehensive Chess Endings: Pawn Endings, volume 4, by Yuri Averbakh and Ilya Maizelis, see above. Pawn Endings, by József Pintér,ISBN Positions (mostly from games but some studies) and moves, no text.

Secrets of Pawn Endings is excellent for all readers, whether the expert level player seeking to ascend into the master ranks (or beyond) or the casual player hoping to gain a deeper appreciation of pawn endings' beauty. A good example of the book's versatility is the discussion of corresponding squares.

“Essential Pawn Endings in Chess” – As the title implies, it contains essential pawn endings and its concepts behind the scenes. Most grandmasters say, “Start to learn endings first before anything in chess” so we have started an endgame series called “Complete Endgames Manual” and this is the first book in this series/5(3).

Chess Book - Pawn Endings Y. Averbakh and I. Maizelis Chess Digest HC DJ Translated by Mary Lasher Edited by Kevin J. O'Connell pages DJ has a library style mylar cover.

Barcode is on the mylar cover. Previous owner's library plate on inside cover. Red edging on top of pages is date:   A good example of the book's versatility is the discussion of corresponding squares.

The discussion is thorough, addressing everything one needs to know about the importance of corresponding squares in pawn endings.

The subject matter is highly technical, but Müller and Lamprecht use classic endgame studies to keep the reader's attention Reviews:   Yuri Averbakh and I. Maizelis' Comprehensive Chess Endings Volume 4 Pawn Endings is devoted solely to pawn endings as is the volume of Sahovski Informator's Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings with the pawn on the cover.

The first edition of Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings in had Botvinnik amongst its contributors, but Sahovski put out a new edition in compiled by Yugoslav .