Chess endings: essential knowledge
By concentrating on the basic principles the average player is not only given a working knowledge of the endgame but also a firm foundation on which to further develop his or her interest and technique in this fascinating stage of a chess game.
The author, a Russian Grandmaster and endgame expert, takes the reader from the most elementary checkmates, through the exploitation of positional and material advantage, right up to the analysis of actual endings from master play.
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Review: Chess Endings: Essential KnowledgeUser Review - Robert - Goodreads
When I was looking for the "tinniest" book about the chess endgame for my students, I concluded that this the right title for them. Averbakh has just covered the bare minimum one must know about final ... Read full review
Review: Chess Endings: Essential KnowledgeUser Review - Goodreads
This is the best endgame primer I've ever run across. In just a few pages, the author (renowned Soviet GM and endgame expert Yuri Averbakh) makes very clear the winning methods for simple endgame ...