Tragicomedy in the Endgame

Instructive Mistakes of the Masters

Product Code: B0052RE

Tragicomedy in the Endgame

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Book Description

The Key Concepts of Chess Endings

In 2003 when it was released, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual became an instant classic. Now the chess instructor extraordinaire offers an introduction to the fascinating world of chess endings. This book is designed to highlight the key concepts of the most common chess endgames and will prove quite instructive to chessplayers of all levels.

Topics include:

  • The King in the Endgame
  • Pawn play
  • Zugzwang
  • Saving Methods
  • Tactics in the Endgame
  • Piece Maneuvering
  • Piece Exchanges
  • "Technique"

...and much more!


About the Author(s)


The author has countless practical suggestions for improving your endgame play in this era of rapid-time controls so that you don't end up "drowning" in the ocean of endgame theory. Let Mark Dvoretsky help you win more games as he examines some elementary endgame errors from master play and shows you how to avoid making the same mistakes.

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Product Details

ISBN 978-1936490042
Manufacturer Russell Enterprises
Author(s) Mark Dvoretsky
Pages 264 Pages
Publication Date Jul 1, 2011
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
BOOK - Binding Type N/A
Book Edition N/A