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100 Endgames You Must Know: Vital Lessons for Every Chess Player
There are, contrary to what most amateurs believe, relatively few chess endgames one must know. Jesus de la Villa, an international grandmaster and former champion of Spain, presents the endgames that show up most frequently in practice, are easy to learn and contain ideas and concepts that are useful in more difficult positions. He brings you simple rules, guiding ideas ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published July 15th 2008 by New in Chess
(first published May 15th 2008)
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Unlike many Chess books, the knowledge from this book is easily absorbable. This big is a masterpiece, although not all Endgame knowledges were covered, everyone who reads this book will surely absorb one hundred percent of it's knowledge, just by reading it once! From my personal experience, many Chess books tends to try covering as many fields of knowledge as possible, but doesn't really dig deep into anything, and not digging into anything deep enough normally causes the reader to reread the ...more