Jan 20, A different kind of book is Shereshevsky’s ‘Endgame Strategy’, one will not learn the basics from this book at all; it has more to do with transitions from the . Shereshevsky – Endgame Strategy, pdf – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online for free. Endgame Strategy has 39 ratings and 3 reviews. Robert said: To provide to soviet masters a good reference book about all the endgames, GM Yuri Averbakh .

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Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shereshevsky. I much prefer Pachman’s book which you also mention.

“Endgame Strategy” by Mikhail Shereshevsky

I first started reading it and playing over some of the examples in the fall ofI believe. Shereshevsky’s book was considered as “the missing 6th book”, and if I remember well, Kasparov considered this book as one of the most important books in the history of chess. While I would hesitate to label any book, endgame or not, as “best”, I would be hard pressed to argue with your enthusiasm for this wonderful book.

In fact any of the Dvoretsky books could be in this list; I suggest looking out for the revised Olms versions as they appear this year, or picking up cheap used copies of the older works. I’ve broken it down into 4 categories, picked 2 books from each, but also listed some other worthy contenders.

I think I’ve had it since I was a teenager but I never spent much time on it until later. Published April 1st by Everyman Chess first published Caleb Taylor rated it really liked it Apr 01, There is a particular emphasis on the battle between knight and bishop. Junta rated it really liked it Aug 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Though I have Silman’s endgme course, I aim to get the Shereshevsky book to fill gaps and help achieve the positions in Silmans, and other’s books. Saturday, 28 April Definitive list of ‘must-have’ chess books.

Essential Knowledge ” by Yuri Averbakh ” Endgame Strategy ” by Mikhail Shereshevsky Averbakh’s handbook covers all the basic endgame theory that every chess player should know and it’s amazing how many don’t ; essential The key is for the student to improve his thinking process by seeing illustrative examples.

To provide to soviet masters a good reference book about all the endgames, GM Yuri Averbakh together with a couple of associates was assigned to create five books year-by-yearfamously known as “the yellow books”, which covered shereshwvsky the theoretically relevant endgames. I’ve heard nothing but praise for that book. Chris rated it it was amazing Dec 20, A couple of weeks ago, Ryan Emmett asked me to produce a list of the best books for an aspiring club player.

shreeshevsky Magnus Carlsen vs Leela Chess Zero 12 classical games markkoso 10 min ago. With chess, exact knowledge is only valuable in openings and theoretical endgames. Silman’s endgame is much better. Newer Post Older Post Home. This isn’t a beginners tome on the standard postions, but a strategic guide to playing endgames.

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Lindsay Went rated it liked it Oct shereshhevsky, The other criticism is that a fairly large number of the examples come from very famous old games, e. Some time around then I played the following game with a tough, queenless middlegame.


Aug 24, 5. Chess Tales ‘Must-Have’ Books I’m conscious the list is missing a pure tactics book find the winning combination ; any suggestions from Chess Tales readers welcome. Get paid for your great content.

Endgame Strategy By Mikhail Shereshevsky

In other words, it helps a player to better “feel” a position – who stands better and what needs to be done. I’ll give them a close look.

Thanks for the suggestions. Endgames ” Chess Endings: I think the idea is that – since I never had a coach – I would have less understanding endgam the type of chess that is based on general understanding, for which a more experienced player can hand down the “tradition”.

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This book by Shereshevsky is one of the better ones. Log In or Join. Angela Maloney rated it it was amazing Jan 26, This task was way way harder than I first imagined, and has also made me realise I have some ‘catch-up’ reading to do.

Dvoretsky’s ” Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual “harder work, but the next step after you’ve mastered Averbakh’s book. Of course, Fischer’s ” My 60 Memorable Games ” remains a ‘must-have’ book, but I’d be more tempted by Kasparov’s five volume series on ” My Great Predecessors ” start with part 5 on Korchnoi and Karpov.