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Your Jungle Guide to Rook Endings

398 Seiten, kartoniert, Thinkers Publishing, 1. Auflage 2020

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Efstratios Grivas (30.03.1966) is a highly experienced chess trainer and author. He has been awarded by FIDE the titles of GM, Senior Trainer, International Chess Arbiter and International Chess Organiser. His main successes over the board are the Silver Medal Olympiad 1988 (3rd board), the Gold Medal European Team Championship 1989 (3rd board) and the 4th pl ace World Junior Championship U20 1985. He also has won 5 Balkan Medals (2 Gold - 1 Silver - 2 Bronze) and he was 3 times winner of the International 'Acropolis' Tournament. He has also in his credits 28 times first place in the Greek Individual & Team Championships and he has won various international tournaments as well, He was also awarded 5 FIDE Medals in the annual FIDE Awards (Winner of the FIDE Boleslavsky Medal2009 & 2015, "best author" - Winner ofthe FIDE Euwe Medal 2011 & 2012, "best junior trainer" - Winner of the FIDE Razuvaev Medal 2014, "trainers' education") and has been a professionallecturer at the FIDE Seminars for Training & Certifying Trainers. He has written 95 books in different languages such as Arabic, English, Greek, Italian, Spanish & Turkish. Since 2009 he has been the Secretary ofthe FIDE Trainers' Commission and since 2012 the Director of the FIDE Grivas Chess International Academy (Athens).

Rook endgames are the most complicated area of chess. This fascinating book presents a handy and clearly written guide. The author advocates adherence to some basic laws of rook endgames. This book is aimed at players of all strenghts or any trainer in search of the needed rook endgame finesses, an often overlooked and undervalued topic.

Weitere Informationen
Gewicht 740 g
Hersteller Thinkers Publishing
Breite 17 cm
Höhe 23,5 cm
Medium Buch
Erscheinungsjahr 2020
Autor Efstratios Grivas
Sprache Englisch
Auflage 1
ISBN-13 9789492510747
Seiten 398
Einband kartoniert

005 KEY TO SYMBOLS 5

007 FOREWORD

009 DEDICATION TO DR. NIKOLAY MINEV

011 THE TECHNICAL POINT OF VIEW

013 THE ENDGAME

014 Computer Evolution

015 Endgame Thinking

017 THE GOLDEN RULES OF THE ENDGAME

019 ROOK ENDGAME PRINCIPLES

021 EVALUATION — PLAN — EXECUTION

023 CHAPTER 1. BASIC KNOWLEDGE

023 The Lucena Position

032 The Philidor Position

047 The Vancura Position

061 CHAPTER 2. EXTRAORDINARY ENDINGS

061 Rook & a+h Pawns vs Rook

074 Rook vs Three Pawns

080 Two Rooks vs Rook & Three Pawns

093 CHAPTER 3. SAME SIDE

093 Same Side Pawns 4:3 — Part 1

133 Same Side Pawns 4:3 — Part 2

145 CHAPTER 4. EXTRA PASSED PAWN

145 Active Rook & 3 Pawns & a-pawn vs Rook & 3 Pawns

158 Passive Rook — Part 1: Rook & 3 Pawns & a-pawn vs Rook & 3 Pawns

159 Plans

159 Introduction

214 Passive Rook — Part 2: Rook & 2 Pawns vs Rook & 1 Pawn

219 Rook & 3 Pawns & b-pawn vs Rook & 3 Pawns

244 Rook & 3 Pawns & c-pawn vs Rook & 3 Pawns

255 Rook & 3 Pawns & d-pawn vs Rook & 3 Pawns

275 CHAPTER 5. SHATTERING

275 Shattered Pawns — Part 1

298 Shattered Pawns — Part 2

311 CHAPTER 6. ISOLANI

311 The Isolani in the Endgame

325 CHAPTER 7. DRAWN ENDINGS

325 Drawn Endings

341 CHAPTER 8. FOUR ROOKS

341 Double Rook Endgame

373 CHAPTER 9. VARIOUS CONCEPTS

373 The Lasker’s Steps

384 A Trapped Rook

391 The Loman Move