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W hat are the best chess books ever written? We asked ten titled players this question and this article will share their answers. Because of the open-ended nature of the question, we received an interesting variety of responses. Chess books have been around for a long time. Although the quality of the books vary as they do in any genre, there have been a few that have endured through the years and prove to be both educational and entertaining for those who study them. The books in this section fit into this category.
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. This is because only by studying simplified positions can one fully develop an understanding of how chess pieces work - both in isolation and with each other. It is also the endgame where the true depth and subtlety of chess is revealed. In this instructive and entertaining book, renowned endgame expert Steve Giddins selects 50 of the finest examples of endgame play in the history of chess.
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Welcome to the wonderful world of endgames! In this series, we will talk about the final part of a chess game — the endgame. But before we go any deeper into our topic, let us determine why knowing endgames is essential for every chess player. But, as they soon find out, knowledge of endgames is important for every player who likes to win games. Why is that so? Well, because a lack of knowledge and skill in the endgame often leads to disappointing results, such as drawing a winning position, or losing a drawn one. Chess is such a game, where all of your previous gains can be erased by one careless move.
Chess endgame literature refers to books and magazines about chess endgames. A bibliography of endgame books is below. Using computers, Ken Thompson , Eugene Nalimov , and others have contributed by constructing endgame tablebases. Some endgame books are general works about many different kinds of endgames whereas others are limited to specific endgames such as rook endgames or pawnless endgames. Most books are one volume of varying size , but there are large multi-volume works. Most books cover endgames in which the proper course of action see list of chess terms Optimal play has been analyzed in detail.