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Practical Chess Endings

with modern chess notation

Paul Keres



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01 November 2018
An essential practical book, for all chess players, from one of the world's greatest grandmasters.

Rather than attempting to cover every theoretical possible endgame position, Paul Keres deals with the basic types of position into which all other endgames will eventually be resolved. He examines these in great detail and, in so doing, reveals the fundamental principles of the endgame and the mainideas for each player.

It is not by memorising moves but by understanding the basic positions that a player, of whatever rating, will most improve his endgame play. For this reason, Keres does not simply point out the best move; rather he explains the positions in such a way that the reader's understanding will lead, almost automatically, to the best move.
By:   Paul Keres
Imprint:   Batsford
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 237mm,  Width: 161mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   470g
ISBN:   9781849944953
ISBN 10:   1849944954
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print

Paul Keres (1916 - 1975) was an Estonian chess grandmaster and chess writer. He was among the world's top players from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s and runner-up in the Candidates' Tournament on four consecutive occasions. Many chess historians consider Keres one of the greatest players in history, and the strongest player never to become world champion.

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