Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Basic Chess Endings – Reuben Fine – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online. “Basic Chess Endings,” written by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the endgame. Serious students of the game.

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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Babu rated it did not like it Jun 04, No systematic computer-checking of the analysis was done.

Pal Benko Revised by. May 24, Bart Breen rated it really liked it. From inside the book.

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The Best Books of For example Opposite colored bishops draws with one pawn draws with two pawns ect. Chess will begin to come alive reubrn your enjoyment will increase. Oct 13, Serge Pierro rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Benko converted it to the now universally-accepted algebraic chess notation.

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Some GM’s have done that to other classic books and it’s been a disaster. Fine covers a wide range of endgames, and provides the serious student with badic means to strengthen their endgame play.


A few Tweaks needed but Still Amazing Openings are the realm of the beginner understanding basic Chess theory.

About a month ago a friend beat me twice at chess while he was drunk and high. The only exception rruben the chapter on queen endings, which has rejben greatly sinceand much of the material is seriously misleading. I read this book, cover to cover. There is a small amount of new material, but it is mostly from Benko’s games and studiesand some of the new material has been added clumsily.

The chapter on queen endings has not been changed to reflect the discoveries since Many of those sub-chapters have sections and subsections. Basic Chess Endings is a monumental work, one of the most complete and authoritative on endgames in any language” Purdy A handy guide for the practical player, Basic Chess Endings focuses on the aspects of the ending that occur most frequently in the course of play.

His books, including “Basic Chess Endings “and “The Middlegame in Chess,” are among the all-time classics of chess literature. Hundreds of diagrams make examples easy to follow. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Some errors have been corrected but many remain. Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and These days, when I need a book with very well written general explanations and When I was young and there were not many books available about the endgame, this book was a must read.


This is very much a major part of the pathway to Chess-Master.

Basic Chess Endings

You have to actually be able to finish your opponent off and translate it into a victory. Howard Stauntonwithout the aid of computer rine, had recognized this over years earlier Staunton Chess Opens, and has achieved an outstanding record in chess olympiads as a player and as a team captain. He created many of the examples Winter To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. With clear language, it reinforces knowledge of the standard position and tried-and-tested rules.

Refresh and try again. Grandmaster John Nunn wrote a review of Basic Chess Endingsboth the original version and the revised edition. It’s not enough to have a theoretically won game. In some respects that is true. No eBook available Amazon.

Larry Evans listed it in his “basic chess library” and said that it was “distinguished finee lucidity and keen organization” Evans Despite these errors, the book remained in print in its original form. JM rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Jul 16, Don rated it liked ches. Other books in this series.

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