First Steps: Fundamental Endings by Cyrus Lakdawala (K-5297)

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Many players, of all levels, use their chess study time to concentrate almost exclusively on the openings. Very few players spend much time at all studying endgames and this is almost certainly a mistake. Making a poor move in the opening might leave you with a slightly uncomfortable position. Making a poor move in the endgame can easily transform a win into a draw or even a loss.

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Language versions English
Author / Authors Cyrus Lakdawala
Publication date 1st edition 2017
Pages 272
ISBN 9781781944516
Hardcover No
Paperback Yes
Downloadable 17 cm
Width 23.5 cm

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If you want to make any sort of serious progress at chess it is vital to understand fundamental endgame play. Having an instinctive understanding of which positions are winning, drawing and losing is essential as it enables you to plan your endgame strategies with great confidence, knowing that you are heading for positions that are favourable to you.

In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala analyses all the fundamental endgame positions and carefully explains the methods needed to win the favourable ones and draw the unfavourable ones.

First Steps is a new series and is ideal for improving players who want simple and straightforward explanations. First Steps emphasizes:

  • the basic principles
  • the basic strategies
  • the key tricks and traps


CONTENT:

003 About the Author

005 Bibliography

007 Introduction

009 1 Essential Knowledge

023 2 Pawn Endings

063 3 Rook Endings

119 4 Queen Endings

144 5 Bishop Endings

172 6 Knight Endings

184 7 Minor Piece Endings

206 8 Rooks and Minor Pieces

243 9 Queen and Other Pieces

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First Steps: Fundamental Endings by Cyrus Lakdawala (K-5297)

First Steps: Fundamental Endings by Cyrus Lakdawala (K-5297)

Many players, of all levels, use their chess study time to concentrate almost exclusively on the openings. Very few players spend much time at all studying endgames and this is almost certainly a mistake. Making a poor move in the opening might leave you with a slightly uncomfortable position. Making a poor move in the endgame can easily transform a win into a draw or even a loss.

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