Sharp Endgames by Esben Lund (K-5319)

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Endgames often give rise to the most difficult and pivotal moments of a chess game. In Sharp Endgames, International Master Esben Lund tackles this crucial topic in a unique and innovative way, focusing on the 16 Parameters involved in this type of decision-making.

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Language versions English
Author / Authors Esben Lund
Publisher Quality Chess
Publication date 1st edition 2017
Pages 312
ISBN 978-1-78483-039-7
Hardcover No
Paperback Yes
Downloadable No
Width 17.2 cm / 6.77 inch
Height 24.4 cm / 9.61 inch

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The book contains more than a hundred carefully chosen exercises, with solutions linked to the 16 Parameters. The feedback is concrete and gives the player a clear way to improve his or her understanding and skill. The exercises can be played out against a partner or engine; the book even contains a step-by-step guide explaining how to configure a chess engine for this purpose.

“Esben Lund has issued you a challenge: invest time and effort in this book, and your chess results are going to improve – no matter your current level. The question is: are you ready to accept the challenge? I strongly encourage you to accept – you will not regret it.” – From the Foreword by GM Lars Bo Hansen

Esben Lund, an International Master from Denmark, is a respected author and coach. His two first books for Quality Chess, Rook vs. Two Minor Pieces and The Secret Life of Bad Bishops, were both well received for their originality and absorbing study material.

CONTENT

006 Key to symbols used & Bibliography

007 Foreword by GM Lars Bo Hansen

009 Preface

011 1. The Aim of the Book

028 2. General Introduction

053 3. Introductions to Endgames

053 3.1 Knight Endgames

080 3.2 Rook Endgames

106 3.3 Bishop versus Knight Endgames

124 3.4 Rook versus Bishop or Knight Endgames (exchange up)

150 3.5 Queen Endgames

197 4. Main Exercises

209 5. Solutions to Main Exercises

267 6. Extra Exercises

275 7. Solutions to Extra Exercises

297 8. Exercises from My Other Books – A List of Recommendations

300 9. How to Set Up a Position in Komodo 10

303 10. Index of Games and Studies

306 11. List of Parameters

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Sharp Endgames by Esben Lund (K-5319)

Sharp Endgames by Esben Lund (K-5319)

Endgames often give rise to the most difficult and pivotal moments of a chess game. In Sharp Endgames, International Master Esben Lund tackles this crucial topic in a unique and innovative way, focusing on the 16 Parameters involved in this type of decision-making.

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