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The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

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A Gambit re-issue of this instructive endgame guide.

For all chess-players - from beginners to grandmasters, and whatever their style of play - one thing is certain: rook endings will arise in a great many of their games.

Yet it is precisely in this area of the game that many players give away hard-earned points, either through lack of knowledge or inadequate understanding.

Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 6th 2008 by Gambit Publications (first published December 1st 1999)
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Good quick and dirty book on those nasty rook endings. I think about 1/3 of my games boil down to rook endings, so this was a good review of the positions and strategy needed to come out on top. Nice selection of topics, the author left out super-rare situations, which kept the book to a reasonable length.
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