Winning Chess Endings

Winning Chess Endings

by Yasser Seirawan

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Overview

Winning Chess Endings teaches endgame strategies in an exciting new way—by putting the player in the middle of the action with firsthand stories taken directly from famous matches. Pull up a chair and watch the world's most exciting chess endings. Then become an endgame master!

Winning Chess Endings explains how to:
*Relentlessly find checkmates, from easy to hard, in all basic endgame patterns
*Master the intricacies of King and Pawn Endings
*Win consistently in the most common endgame—the Rook ending
*Master the pros and cons of Bishop vs. Knight Endgames
*Seize the advantage in Rook Pawn and Queen Pawn endings
*Play like a grandmaster in solitaire endings

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857443486
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Series: Winning Chess - Everyman Chess Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 535,029
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

About the author
Yasser Seirawan is the highest-rated American chess professional on the Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) rating ladder and the first American to vie for the World Championship title since Bobby Fischer. He is a three-time U.S Champion, the 1989 Western Hemisphere Champion and an eight-time member of the U.S chess Olympiad team. Currently one of the worlds top-ranked chess players, he is one of only a handful of players to have defeated world champions Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov in tournament play.

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