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, Mikhail I. – Endgame Strategy ().pdf. Uploaded by. Mário Rui Correia. Games from Mikail Shereshvsky’s book. English translation, Basic principles of endgame play. Everyman chess,Reprinted ,,

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Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The key is for shereshevksy student to improve his thinking process by seeing illustrative examples. Being able to know during middle game where to occupy your pieces, what to exchange or not exchange, what the critical squares are, etc. Every chess player needs a sprinkling of books like this in their library At the time I felt it was a pretty good game and it seemed that the book had some influence on me.

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I will be acquiring it as soon as I can. Thus my chess level would be composed more of those things which are easier to learn by oneself – i. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Dvoretsky’s ” Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual “syereshevsky work, but the shereshesky step after you’ve mastered Averbakh’s book.

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Both of the chosen works were recommended to me, and receive exceptional reviews. There are examples of opposite-colored bishops, rook and pawn endings, positions with each side having a minor piece and lots of pawns, heavy piece endings, and positions which are basically queenless middlegames, with all other pieces on the board and an intact pawn structure.

Nirmal rated it it was amazing Aug 25, I would never part with my copy.

With chess, exact knowledge is only valuable in openings and theoretical endgames. Saturday, 28 April Definitive list of ‘must-have’ chess books. I do think there is some truth to that, even if their assessment might be based on some blitz games, and not tournament games where I have more time to figure things out. Thanks for the suggestions. 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.


Dec 27, Actually it was fun. If you do the work it will pay off. This is not an end game endgzme. But for those ambitious players who want dndgame improve this is a good place to start. In this volume you will learn vital concepts of endgame play like centralizing the king, the principle of the two weaknesses, “do not hurry”, struggling for the initiative, how to exchange, suppressing counterplay, and schematic thinking.

Endgame Strategy By Mikhail Shereshevsky

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Few endgame texts covered topics in detail such as the famous advice “Do not hurry” or the idea of schematic thinking though GM Jacob Aagaard does an excellent job in passing the baton to mikhwil in his “Excelling at Technical Chess”.

Finally, for an endgame reference work there is Keres’ classic ” Practical Chess Endings “. A study of this book won’t make you a Bobby Fischer or a Gary Kasparov but it should improve the endgame technique of any player rated under Games Collections ” Zurich International Chess Tournament ” by David Bronstein ” Understanding Chess Move by Move ” by John Nunn Bronstein’s work on the Candidates tournament was the first book on to my list, and if you are only allowed one book on a desert island, this is the one to take.

You’ll notice there are no openings books, but only because the best ones depend on which openings you like to play.


I’ll give them a close look. Want to Read saving…. I quickly read through and played out the game in the very short first chapter.

The aim of this book is to improve a player’s “class” in the endgame – shersshevsky fine-tune his judgment of positions, to introduce him to common methods, and to teach strategy.

Books by Mikhail Shereshevsky.

Some time around then Mikhaiil played the following game with a tough, queenless middlegame. From Club Player to Master. Sure, you can analyze the position for yourself and learn from that, but often you will want to hear what the author would say about some other possibility. Thaddeus rated it really liked it Feb 06, A couple of weeks ago, Ryan Emmett asked me to produce a list of the best books for an aspiring club player.

“Endgame Strategy” by Mikhail Shereshevsky

Again, I would not be too concerned about whether this book is appropriate or not for lower rated players. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Product details File Size: He’s not always trying to prove his point – you have to just believe him. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I think this book is best for players and up, but really I don’t see the harm in reading books above your level, either. Shereshevsky’s Endgame Strategy focuses on formulating the endame plan and only then turns to concrete analysis in mikhial to achieve this plan.