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The Fourth Edition of a Modern Classic When you are serious about improving your endgame skills, it is time for Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual. Perhaps the best known and most respected instructor of world class chessplayers, Mark Dvoretsky has produced a comprehensive work on the endgame that will reward players of all strengths. For those ready to immerse themselves in endga ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published December 15th 2014 by Russell Enterprises (first published March 1st 2004)
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Apr 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book about a decade ago. It’s on my list for a full reread. Dvorestky’s endgame manual is probably the most difficult and thorough endgame book out there and completely essential for any serious chess player. I don’t think it’s a suitable book for anyone under 2000.
Nima Torkamannejad
Fantastic job by great Mark Dvoretsky. without any doubt this is best chess endgame book in history of chess and must read for any ambitious chess player who wants to be grandmaster someday. of course I was reading the latest (4nd edition).
Jun 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: chess, chess-endgames
Dvoretsky was a legendary Russian trainer and my endgame technique improved dramatically after working through the book.
Akshay Basavaraj
If you want to learn endgames and improve your chess calculations. This is the book! Dvoretsky combines theory with practice problems whilst citing examples from famous games across the century. You can have a good opening, a decent middle game but, the endgame is all that matters.
Mariano Cascio
Sep 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: chess
Most profound and detailed endgame book out there. Classic Russian school of chess, Dvoretsky is widely considered one of the best, if not the very best chess instructors for advanced players in the world. He demonstrates what one really has to know and master to play chess on a very high level.
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read it, play it, sleep with it.

Bo Oemig
Jul 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jeg har downloadet - ikke 3 men 4 version af skak slutspilsbogen direkte til min Kindle. Om det vil tage mig 1 eller 10 år at læse den, have fornøjelse af at læse den, er slet ikke så vigtigt. Det er ikke så meget en bog man læser fra start til slut men snarer en bog man slår op i når man vil studere et bestemt slutspil. Dvoreskys bog om slutspil regnes for bogen! Men selvfølgelig er der hundredvis af andre gode slutspilsbøger.
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