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. M├írio Rui Correia. Games from Mikail Shereshvsky’s book. English translation, Basic principles of endgame play. Everyman chess,Reprinted ,,

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This book by Shereshevsky is one of the better ones. 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. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Endgame Strategy By Mikhail Shereshevsky

I think I’ve had it since I was a teenager but I never spent much time on it until later. I obviously had some more work to do! At the time I felt it was a endtame good game and it seemed that the book had some influence on me. Yingjie Gu rated it it was amazing May 04, He also wrote Mastering the Endgame with Leonid Slutsky.

Interestingly, what is missing is a book of Kasparov’s games by Kasparov. Read more Read less. Everyman Chess February 21, Publication Date: What if Black had played a different move in response to Capablanca’s Nd4? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shereshevsky

There is a particular emphasis on the battle between knight and bishop. There are many contenders: The student is extremely unlikely to get any of the exact same positions as are in this book rndgame his own games. So obviously this is more advanced material. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


This is another book which I don’t really know how I got. King centralization, the role of pawns, exchanging pieces, suppressing counterplay, two weaknesses Hamilton Ellis rated it it was amazing Aug 02, I think it did help me to appreciate complex endings more.

But, I will add that while nothing is dumbed down shereshevxky, neither is any of it inaccessible or beyond the reach or ability of any decent player who is seriously serious about improving.

Using classic examples from grandmaster practice, together with modern illustrations sheershevsky instructive games by lesser-known players, Shereshevsky lucidly explains the basic principles of the endgame: Many players will have already seen those games.

He’s not always trying to prove his point – you have to just believe him. I quickly read through and played out the game in the very short first chapter.

Mikhail Shereshevsky’s Endgame Strategy

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. English Choose a language for shopping. 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.

Fundamental Chess Endings Kindle Edition. I’ll give them a close look. Thaddeus rated it sherewhevsky liked it Feb 06, Reuben Fine’s ” The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings ” nearly made it onto the list as a general guide, but apparently many of the variations are now too dated.


Obviously it is going to take a long time to wade through this book in a detailed manner.

“Endgame Strategy” by Mikhail Shereshevsky

A collection of online articles about chess and chess players. I checked the computer and sure enough Stockfish 7 made a different move! Having always been a fan of endgame play, I was always on the look out for books devoted to the subject.

The Future Just Ahead Tournament custom trophies justmissi11 25 min ago. Shereshevsiy different kind of book is Shereshevsky’s ‘Endgame Strategy’, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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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. It is not a book of endgame theory, but rather is a manual of how to play complex endings, or even – you could say -queenless middlegames. Fortunately, the “Endgame Strategy” is not too difficult to locate, but volume 1 of his two-volume set commands a cut throat cost.

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