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  1. The Art of Checkmate

    The Art of Checkmate

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    In the early 1950's, two former French champions authored a book that clearly - and quite comprehensively - explained the basic mating patterns in Chess. The Art of Checkmate by Georges Renaud and Victor Kahn was destined to be hailed as one of the most instructive Chess books ever written.

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  2. Mastering Endgame Strategy

    Mastering Endgame Strategy

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    Following his highly acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy and Mastering Opening Strategy, this book completes a trilogy of strategy books by Grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Johan Hellsten. In his new work Hellsten focuses exclusively on endgame play and covers every type of endgame: pawn, minor piece, rook and queen endgames. He examines not only the many fundamental positions that everyone needs to know, but also the key themes and characteristics of successful endgame play, including activity, creating and exploiting weaknesses, active and passive defence, fortresses and technique Learn More
  3. EBOOK - Mastering Endgame Strategy

    EBOOK - Mastering Endgame Strategy

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    Following his highly acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy and Mastering Opening Strategy, this book completes a trilogy of strategy books by Grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Johan Hellsten. In his new work Hellsten focuses exclusively on endgame play and covers every type of endgame: pawn, minor piece, rook and queen endgames. He examines not only the many fundamental positions that everyone needs to know, but also the key themes and characteristics of successful endgame play, including activity, creating and exploiting weaknesses, active and passive defence, fortresses and technique Learn More
  4. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 5

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 5

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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  5. Mastering Complex Endgames

    Mastering Complex Endgames

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    Daniel Naroditsky has done it again! Following 'Mastering Positional Chess' the American chess prodigy has written an instructional book that is at least as ambitious as his acclaimed debut. Naroditsky draws heavily on his own experience as a player and has no problem pointing out his own mistakes. His systematic approach and didactic skills help you to understand rather than just memorize these endings. Rarely if ever before have the ideas that decide endings been explained so clearly. This book will take your endgame technique to the next level. Learn More
  6. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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  7. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 3

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 3

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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  8. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 4

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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  9. Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

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    Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.

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  10. The Russian Endgame Handbook

    The Russian Endgame Handbook

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    Rabinovich raises the beginner’s understanding of the endgame to a sophisticated level, starting with elementary checkmates and then moving on to the principles for handling complex endgames and advanced concepts in king-and-pawn endings, such as the theory of corresponding squares.

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  11. Averbakh Chess Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION

    Averbakh Chess Endings - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    The book can be used as a training manual for the enactment of endings, as well as a reference in the analysis of the deferred parties.

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  12. The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

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    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.

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  13. EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

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    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.

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  14. SHOPWORN - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    SHOPWORN - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

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    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.

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  15. A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

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    This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.

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  16. How to Play Chess Endings

    How to Play Chess Endings

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    Emphasis throughout the book is on understanding principles, rather than memorizing moves, with the result that the reader will be able to apply Znosko-Borovsky's techniques to almost any situation that may arise.

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  17. Encyclopedia of Chess Endings I - Pawn Endings

    Encyclopedia of Chess Endings I - Pawn Endings

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    At the beginning of the 1980s, the Chess Informant publishing house started one of the greatest publishing ventures in chess history. In 1982 the first volume of Encyclopedia of Chess endgames was published (Pawn endgames).

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  18. A Guide To Chess Endings

    A Guide To Chess Endings

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    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.

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  19. Tragicomedy in the Endgame

    Tragicomedy in the Endgame

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    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!

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  20. Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

    Dvoretsky Endgame Manual

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    Russian International Master Mark Dvoretsky is perhaps the most respected chess instructor in the world today. His latest work, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual, is sure to become a classic reference book on one of the most difficult and subtle phases in chess.

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  21. 1000 Checkmate Combinations

    1000 Checkmate Combinations

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    This truly outstanding book, first published in Russian in the 1970s and regarded there as a classic, contains everything you need to know bout how to deliver checkmate. It contains a wealth of elegant and sophisticated chess tactics as well as systematic and effective instruction.

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  22. Chess Camp - VOLUME 3

    Chess Camp - VOLUME 3

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    Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chess players, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.

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  23. Chess Camp - VOLUME 2

    Chess Camp - VOLUME 2

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    Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.

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  24. Capablanca - A Primer of Checkmate

    Capablanca - A Primer of Checkmate

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    Jose Raul Capablanca is renowned for his exquisite positional play and flawless endgame technique. But "The Chess Machine" was also a master of that other way to deliver mate: the attack on the enemy king. In this groundbreaking work, award-winning chess coach and author Frisco Del Rosario shines a long-overdue light on this neglected aspect of Capablanca's record. He illustrates how the Cuban genius used positional concepts to build up irresistible king hunts, embodying the principles of good play advocated by the unequaled teacher, C.J.S. Purdy.

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  25. Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

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    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
  26. Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

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    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
  27. Checkmate for Children

    Checkmate for Children

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    Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique. Learn More
  28. Understanding Chess Endgames

    Understanding Chess Endgames

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    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
  29. Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame

    Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame

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    This easy to read and understand book tells young players how to play the Endgame better. It is written in a format designed specifically for young players and is illustrated throughout with many great diagrams and cartoons to keep interest high.

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  30. Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

    Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

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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).

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  31. Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

    Theory and Practice of Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

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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.

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  32. 100 Endgames You Must Know

    100 Endgames You Must Know

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    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.

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  33. The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

    The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

    Our Price: $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

  34. Practical Endgame Play - Master the Basics

    Practical Endgame Play - Master the Basics

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    The Essential Guide to Endgame Fundamentals.

    How can you improve your chess? It's not by chance that the top players say: 'Study the endgame!' This is because a great number of encounters reach the endgame, and studying these positions will teach you how to convert winning positions, and how to save or even overturn inferior ones. Moreover, it's a well-known fact that studying endgames undoubtedly enhances other aspects of your play. Learn More
  35. Endgame Workshop

    Endgame Workshop

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    This is an endgame book. It deals with the final phase of a chess game, the one that comes after the opening and the middlegame. But it doesn't take the point of view that the endgame is separate from the other two phases. Rather it argues that the game is an organic whole, and that everything is related, at least up to a point. What happens earlier can explain what happens later. The book also recognizes that the endgame tends to have special characteristics. As much as possible, the author tries to bring out those characteristics so that the reader can come away with basics and underlying principles to help find his or her way through the final phases of their own games. Learn More
  36. Silman's Complete Endgame Course

    Silman's Complete Endgame Course

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    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.

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