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LELAKTTITE

Tactical Training in the Endgame

444 Seiten, kartoniert, Everyman, 1. Auflage 2021

23,95 €
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Goethe once wrote, ”Everything is both simpler than we can imagine, and more complicated than we can conceive.“ He could well have had chess endgames in mind. Endgames have fewer pieces on the board than middlegames but this does not necessarily make them ”easier“ to play or understand.

Tactical expertise is, understandably, generally associated with middlegame (and sometimes opening) positions. However, tactics are also crucial in endgames a point that is sometimes overlooked. Even some quite simple looking pawn endgames can feature complex tactical ideas. Tactics in endgames also tend to be very different to middlegame tactics. As well as the familiar themes of pins, skewers and forks, endgames also feature unique concepts that rarely occur in middlegames such as pawn breakthroughs, manoeuvring for zugzwang and active use of the king as an aggressive unit.

In this book the highly experienced chess author and coach Cyrus Lakdawala guides the reader through the complexities of endgame tactical play. Lakdawala assembles positions that are most effective to improve tactical ability. Work your way through this book and you will undoubtedly see the results in your own games.

Cyrus Lakdawala is an International Master, a former National Open and American Open Champion, and a six-time State Champion. He has been teaching chess for over 30 years, and coaches some of the top junior players in the U.S.
Weitere Informationen
EAN 9781781945865
Gewicht 760 g
Hersteller Everyman
Breite 17 cm
Höhe 24 cm
Medium Buch
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Autor Cyrus Lakdawala
Sprache Englisch
Auflage 1
ISBN-13 978-1-78194-586-5
Seiten 444
Einband kartoniert
003 About the Author
005 Bibliography
007 Introduction
011 1) Deadly Simplicity
043 2) Recognizing Patterns
085 3) King and Pawn Endgames
157 4) Rook Endgames
215 5) Queen Endgames
234 6) Minor Piece Endgames
301 7) All Other Piece Combinations
393 8) Composed Mates in Two