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The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames by Steve Giddins

The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames


The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames by Steve Giddins

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. Giddins examines each example in great detail and uses them to demonstrate the essential principles of high-quality endgame play. This book is full of essential guidelines and tips which all players should follow if they want to become a successful endgame player.


Giddins has written an entertaining and instructive book that should find a wide audience from club players right up to 2400. John Donaldson, Today

About the Author

Steve Giddins is a FIDE Master and a former editor of British Chess Magazine. He's the author of several outstanding books and is well known for his clarity and no-nonsense advice.

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Publication date

7th January 2012


Steve Giddins

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Everyman Chess


240 pages




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