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  1. CLEARANCE - Essential Chess Endings Explained Move By Move - VOLUME 2

    CLEARANCE - Essential Chess Endings Explained Move By Move - VOLUME 2

    Regular Price: $9.95

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    Smith: ''Have you studied Volume 1 by Silman? If you have not, you are wasting your time and my time. You must have the basics he covers. Basics are everything. Basics are to build on. The difference between strong endgame players and weak ones is not rating strength, but rather a lack of basic knowledge, and maybe even a lack of will and perseverance. This 2nd and final volume will take you to endgame Master strength. Take your board and men and set up each of the 275 positions and work through every move. I explain each White and each Black move so you know what is happening from each side of the board. As White with the advantage you must learn how to win a won position, and as Black with a bad position, you must learn to put up a fight - such a fight to give you a chance to draw or even win. I teach you this endgame technique in 298 pages.'' Learn More
  2. Tragicomedy in the Endgame

    Tragicomedy in the Endgame

    $29.95
    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! Learn More
  3. Van Perlo's Endgame Tactics - 4TH EDITION

    Van Perlo's Endgame Tactics - 4TH EDITION

    $34.95
    ENDGAME TACTICS is an affordable guide that reduces the psychological burden of endgame instruction by showing that endgames are actually quite enjoyable because of the tactics! There is no substitute for hard work in getting better at chess, but the fact of the matter is that we always work harder at something we love. By enjoying the entertainment of real life endgame tactics, and (at least for the moment) forgetting about theoretical positions that seem distant from everyday practice, the amateur player learns to love the endgame. Learn More
  4. Collection of Chess Studies by Troitzky

    Collection of Chess Studies by Troitzky

    $19.95
    Alexey Alexeyevich Troitzky (1866-1942) is considered to have been the greatest composer of chess endgame studies ever. To call him a genius is to trivialize his accomplishments, because there are many geniuses, but few can equal the output of Troitzky. In his lifetime, Troitzky composed more than one thousand chess endgame studies. Learn More
  5. 365 Selected Endgames

    365 Selected Endgames

    $24.95
    This book is written in both German and English. Some knowledge of both Classic notation and Algebraic (mainly the latter) is needed to follow all the notes. The book is mainly a series of fairly difficult endgame studies. I went through the book and solved each problem in the manner that the authors suggested in their preface. It helped me win many Chess tournament games that would have otherwise been draws and also draw many games that should have been lost. Learn More
  6. Fundamental Chess Endings

    Fundamental Chess Endings

    $29.95
    In a major event in chess publishing, two German endgame experts have produced a masterly one-volume encyclopaedia that covers all major endgames. This is the first truly modern one-volume endgame encyclopaedia. It makes full use of endgame tablebases and analytical engines that access these tablebases; where previous authors could only make educated guesses, Muller and Lamprecht have often been able to state the definitive truth, or get much closer to it. Learn More
  7. The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

    The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

    $14.95
    For all chess-players - from beginners to grandmasters, and whatever their style of play - one thing is certain: rook endings will arise in a great many of their games. Yet it is precisely in this area of the game that many players give away hard-earned points, either through lack of knowledge or inadequate understanding. Most previous books on the subject have been extremely technical and theoretical, but this one is different. John Emms provides the essential specific knowledge and explains the key concepts that will enable readers to find the right plan in most common types of rook endings. Learn More
  8. A Guide To Chess Endings

    A Guide To Chess Endings

    $25.95
    This book makes a fairly thorough study of those endings most likely to occur in play, especially those with rooks. This book is best worked through as a course of study, so that the underlying ideas are absorbed and a sound positional judgment is acquired it is at first not necessary to understand every nuance, far less to try to remember the more difficult variations; indeed one might pass over the sub-variations at first reading. Learn More
  9. Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    $29.96
    In this major two-volume work, renowned endgame theoretician John Nunn teaches the skills that are most important to success in practical endgames.Going beyond standard texts, Dr Nunn shows how to apply knowledge of standard endgames to find the right methods in tricky real-life practical situations - even when they differ greatly from the idealized forms given by traditional endgame manuals. Learn More
  10. Practical Endgame Play - Beyond the Basics

    Practical Endgame Play - Beyond the Basics

    $40.95
    The Definitive Guide to the Endgames that Really Matter! Welcome to a new type of endgame book. A book that includes...The most common endgames you will ever encounter. Examinations of material balances you will reach in almost half of your games. Over 500 pages of grandmaster advice and analysis, assisted by the latest computer software. Learn More
  11. Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    $29.95
    In this major two-volume work, renowned endgame theoretician John Nunn teaches the skills that are most important to success in practical endgames. Going beyond standard texts, Dr Nunn shows how to apply knowledge of standard endgames to find the right methods in tricky real-life practical situations - even when they differ greatly from the idealized forms given by traditional endgame manuals. Learn More
  12. Understanding Chess Endgames

    Understanding Chess Endgames

    $24.95
    One of the world's foremost chess writers provides everything you need to know about chess endgames!Assuming no specialized endgame knowledge, John Nunn presents 100 key endgame concepts, and explains how they are used to win games or save difficult positions. He covers all the main types of endgames and typical thinking methods, and so equips readers with all the skills needed to excel in this vital phase of the game up to good club level and beyond. Learn More
  13. Winning Chess Endings

    Winning Chess Endings

    $26.95
    Approach every endgame with a winning strategy! Good books about endgames for beginners are few and far between. WINNING CHESS ENDINGS is a great one, a gripping introduction to what you need to know to win chess endings, taught by American Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan. His entertaining, easy-to-understand style, incisive stories and insiders advice will help you develop a solid grasp of proven principles that you can apply with confidence whenever a game goes the distance. You'll learn to prevail time and again in endgames with common and uncommon combinations and pieces. Learn More
  14. From  the Middlegame into Endgame

    From the Middlegame into Endgame

    $17.95
    Grandmaster Edmar Mednis, a world expert on the endgame, shows how to proceed in the minimum number of moves from the opening to a favorable endgame, essentially bypassing the middlegame. He discusses 11 different openings, including both open and closed systems, in each case explaining the best routes to particular endgame positions. These positions are then analyzed, using master games to illustrate various winning plans. Because of the clear exposition of endgame principles, the student will learn not only about these specific positions, but also about endgame play in general. Learn More
  15. CLEARANCE - American Chess Art

    CLEARANCE - American Chess Art

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    There is no longer any excuse for study enthusiasts familiar with the contemporary scene to remain uninformed, as I admit to have been myself, about the development of composition on the other side of the Atlantic. All is now revealed by the man most competent to do so. Walter Korn, for many years the leading American endgame columnist, traces the evolution of the endgame study. Walter Korn writes with feeling. He shares the suffering and elation of those he writes about. He has been through it all himself and his descriptive writing stems from a deep love of his subject and of the work of his compatriots. A warm hearted book.'' - an excerpt from a review by C.M. Bent in the British Chess Magazine. Learn More
  16. CLEARANCE - Essential Chess Endings for Advanced Players

    CLEARANCE - Essential Chess Endings for Advanced Players

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    This book deals with how to develop endgame technique in essential, but practical endings for advanced players (Class B and above). The eleven chapters are: (1) A Review of Basic Endgames, (2) Knight Endings-Part One, (3) Knight Endings-Part Two, (4) Bishop vs Knight, (5) Bishops of Opposite Color, (6) Rook Endings, (7) Double Rook Endings, (8) Rook & Bishop vs Rook & Bishop, (9) Queen and Rook vs Queen and Rook, (10) Queen Endings, and (11) Queen and Bishop vs Queen and Knight. This book will provide the advanced player with practical advice on how to play positions and is an invaluable guide to the properties of the individual pieces and how they combine together There is no other endgame book for the stronger player like this one - it is a classic. Learn More
  17. Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies

    Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies

    $29.95
    Ghenrikh M. Kasparyan (1910-1995) is considered to have been without doubt the greatest composer and analyst of chess endgame studies ever. He was so great that when a great new chess star named Kasparyan appeared on the scene, the Soviet authorities decided to change the name of the second Kasparyan to Kasparov to avoid confusion. In this book, his master work, Kasparyan first classifies endgame studies into the analytic as opposed to artistic. Analytic studies are those likely to arise in an actual game. Learn More
  18. Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    $19.95

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    The author of the book is the Grandmaster and honored Russian coach who headed the All-Russian chess school. At his lessons Alexander Panchenko, following the advice of world champions J.R.Capablanka and V.V.Smislov, placed the highest emphasis on endgame (without neglecting the other stages of a chess game, for sure). The result surpassed all expectations: dozens of grand masters and masters graduated from the school - Sergey Rublevsky, Alice Galliamova, Ruslan Scherbakov, Maxim Sorokin, Michael Ulibin, Svetlana Prudnikova, Tatiana Shumjakina and many others. Learn More
  19. Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    $19.95
    The author of the book is the Grandmaster and honored Russian coach who headed the All-Russian chess school. At his lessons Alexander Panchenko, following the advice of world champions J.R.Capablanka and V.V.Smislov, placed the highest emphasis on endgame (without neglecting the other stages of a chess game, for sure). Learn More
  20. Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

    $26.95
    Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics. Learn More
  21. Silman's Complete Endgame Course

    Silman's Complete Endgame Course

    $24.95
    For more than 100 years, the world's leading chess players and teachers have told their students to study the endgame. Now, for the first time, a revolutionary, richly instructive endgame book has been designed for players of all levels. Silman's Complete Endgame Course, by famed writer and player Jeremy Silman, is the one and only endgame book you'll need as you move up the ladder from beginner to strong tournament player and finally to master. Learn More
  22. Endgame Virtuoso Karpov

    Endgame Virtuoso Karpov

    $28.95

    Anatoly Karpov's legendary endgame technique has always been something of an enigma. Karpov became worldchampion 1975 (having been preceded by Bobby Fischer). He managed to win positions which nearly everybody else estimated as a draw with his fine end game technique.

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  23. King and Pawn Endings

    King and Pawn Endings

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    Now for the first time, the average player can sit down with a strong teacher and study king and pawn endings effectively and completely. GM Fishbein has selected the basic positions essential to any player's chess education, arranged them in a logical ascending order of difficulty and explained them move-by-move in clear language. To make sure that every lesson finds its mark, he has classified every example according to the basic idea or theme it illustrates. Learn More
  24. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK III - Rook Endings - PART TWO

    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK III - Rook Endings - PART TWO

    $31.95
    The Encyclopedia of Chess Endings (ECE), published by Chess Informant, is a five-volume comprehensive reference work on endings. Contributors to the series include experts such as Adorjan, Averbakh, Beliavsky, Botvinnik, Browne, Ftacnik, Gelfand, Gligoric, Hort, Huebner, Karpov, Kasparov, Kavalek, Korchnoi, Kovacevic, Mikhalchishin, Miles, Minev, Nunn, Parma, Speelman, Sveshnikov, Thompson (BELLE), Timman, Uhlmann, and Unzicker. Learn More
  25. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK IV - Queen Endings

    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK IV - Queen Endings

    $31.95
    The Encyclopedia of Chess Endings (ECE), published by Chess Informant, is a five-volume comprehensive reference work on endings. Contributors to the series include experts such as Adorjan, Averbakh, Beliavsky, Botvinnik, Browne, Ftacnik, Gelfand, Gligoric, Hort, Huebner, Karpov, Kasparov, Kavalek, Korchnoi, Kovacevic, Mikhalchishin, Miles, Minev, Nunn, Parma, Speelman, Sveshnikov, Thompson (BELLE), Timman, Uhlmann, and Unzicker. Learn More
  26. Starting Out - Pawn Endgames

    Starting Out - Pawn Endgames

    $17.95
    Endgames involving only kings and pawns are the most fundamental of all chess positions, and a firm understanding of them is required in order to become confident of tackling more complex endings that preceded them. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and distinguished endgames expert Glenn Flear focuses on the very basics of pawn endings. Learn More
  27. Just The Facts

    Just The Facts

    $26.95
    Nothing more clearly separates chess master from chess wannabe than winning endgame play. For most chess players, victory is the real finish line. And the endgame is the last lap of the race. This revised, updated edition of Just the Facts! brings English readers the once strictly guarded and time-tested Soviet training methods, the key to the 50-year Russian dominance of the chess world. Winning Chess Endgames can take you from beginner to master. Learn More
  28. Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

    Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

    $34.95
    The Fourth Edition of a Modern Classic When you are serious about improving your endgame skills, it is time for Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual. Perhaps the best known and most respected instructor of world class chessplayers, Mark Dvoretsky has produced a comprehensive work on the endgame that will reward players of all strengths. For those ready to immerse themselves in endgame theory, there may be no better manual available today. But, even if you do not play at master level, the book has been designed to help your endgame too. Basic theories and ''must-know'' concepts are highlighted in blue. You may skip the more complex analysis, focus on the text in blue, and still improve your endgame technique. Learn More
  29. Endgame Play

    Endgame Play

    $14.95
    Win with your extra material! The experts usually win with an extra pawn, but many players discover from experience how easy it is to go wrong, even in the simplest of endgames. Chris Ward explains in easy steps how to handle typical endgame situations. Learn More
  30. Pal Benko's Endgame Laboratory

    Pal Benko's Endgame Laboratory

    $19.95
    Pal Benko is one of the world's leading grandmasters of chess. He was once ranked in the top ten players in the world and is now the world's leading authority on chess endgames. Learn More
  31. Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

    Capablanca's Best Chess Endings

    $12.95
    These 60 complete games, annotated throughout, emphasize Cuban master's elegant, classic, accurate, lethal endgame play against Alekhine, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Reti, the best. Here are real games from match and tournament play, but endings that seem like long-contemplated works of art. Learn More
  32. Pandolfini Endgame Course

    Pandolfini Endgame Course

    $19.95
    The endgame has always been a particularly instructive phase of chess play. It provides the perfect opportunity for understanding the potential power of each chess piece in every chess situation-from opening move to checkmate. Yet unfortunately, the endgame is often viewed as an inaccessible area of play by average players whose experience is usually limited to watching championship games. Now Pandolfini's Endgame Course changes all that. Learn More
  33. 100 Endgames You Must Know

    100 Endgames You Must Know

    $24.95
    Most players tend to neglect the endgame, many even dodge the endgame by taking extreme risks in the middlegame, simply because they feel uncertain about the final phase. But time limits have shortened, and the endgame has to be played fast. A solid basic knowledge is vital. There are, contrary to what most amateurs believe, relatively few endgames one must know. Here the 100 endgames are presented that:show up most frequently in practice are easy to learn and contain ideas and concepts useful in more difficult positions. 100 Endgames You Must Know is a practical tool to improve your knowledge of endgames most likely to arise in an actual game. Learn More
  34. Starting Out - Minor Piece Endgames

    Starting Out - Minor Piece Endgames

    $17.95
    In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and renowned endgame expert John Emms concentrates on the absolute fundamentals of minor piece endings and slowly but surely arms the reader with the essential knowledge and confidence to move onto slightly trickier positions. Learn More
  35. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK V - Minor Piece Endings

    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings - BOOK V - Minor Piece Endings

    $31.95
    The Encyclopedia of Chess Endings (ECE), published by Chess Informant, is a five-volume comprehensive reference work on endings. Contributors to the series include experts such as Adorjan, Averbakh, Beliavsky, Botvinnik, Browne, Ftacnik, Gelfand, Gligoric, Hort, Huebner, Karpov, Kasparov, Kavalek, Korchnoi, Kovacevic, Mikhalchishin, Miles, Minev, Nunn, Parma, Speelman, Sveshnikov, Thompson (BELLE), Timman, Uhlmann, and Unzicker. Learn More
  36. E-BOOK Practical Endgame Play - Beyond the Basics

    E-BOOK Practical Endgame Play - Beyond the Basics

    $24.95

    The Definitive Guide to the Endgames that Really Matter!

    Welcome to a new type of endgame book. A book that includes...
    The most common endgames you will ever encounter.
    Examinations of material balances you will reach in almost half of your games.
    Over 500 pages of grandmaster advice and analysis, assisted by the latest computer software.

    Learn More

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