Download Grandmaster Secrets Endings by Andy Soltis, Rob Long PDF

By Andy Soltis, Rob Long

Utilizing a Socratic teacher-student process within the characters of GM Noah Tall and Pat Sayre, Soltis facilities his reviews round the matters of: a number of the items, strategies, plans, mismatches, ideas, and the way to get started—all handled from a chess grandmaster's standpoint. Profuse illustrations and video games enable each person to understand the strategies speedier, so that you will enhance in a shorter period of time. Charts, photos, and annotated examples in algebraic notation will upload for your studying excitement

Show description

Read Online or Download Grandmaster Secrets Endings PDF

Similar chess books

How to Solve Chess Problems

Fifty eight two-move difficulties, forty six three-movers, and 8 four-movers composed over the last 30 years and illustrative of the simplest paintings of 27 remarkable American challenge composers. the writer has incorporated sensible feedback for fixing each one challenge, an evidence of universal phrases and an exhaustive index.

Easy Guide to the Nge2 King's Indian

The King's Indian turns out to provide White with a vintage ''man or mouse'' selection - take Black on in a single of the serious major traces, or avert the problem with an harmless sideline. while you're uninterested in maintaining to this point with swiftly altering main-line conception, yet don't need to squeak your manner during the commencing, the Hungarian assault bargains a truly welcome ''third way''.

Survival Guide for Chess Parents (Everyman Chess)

In Survival advisor for Chess mom and dad, Tanya Jones concentrates at the quite a few features of being a "chess mum or dad" and solutions the numerous questions dealing with people with chess-playing little ones. there is definitely extra to this than meets the attention. difficulties are as various as 'How am i able to assist in the very early levels?

Additional info for Grandmaster Secrets Endings

Example text

2. Wh3! £txe5 �xe5 �h4 �d5 �xh5 wc4 • . • Resigns It's obvious after 7... Wxb4 8. wg6 a5 9. h5 a4 10. h6 �{ 1 1. h7. £txe5?? Black may have assumed 2. � xe5t � xe5 3. �xe5 Wxe5 4. Wg3 Wf5 5. Wh4 Wg6 draws. Or he mayjust have miscounted what happens here now. 2. 3. 4 5. 6. 7. h4 When In Doubt, Don't promote the h- i . Total: 8 Pat: That's perfect for me. " hard. By the same count, you can Noah: Yes, good players mess see it also takes Black 8 moves to queen-but White moves them up, too-even when the position is largely a matter of first.

A basic rule of thumb "Fight the enemy IS: When you're up the Exchange you want to trade a pair of :§ s. That's because a trade mag­ nifies the mismatch between the remaining � v. piece. Pat: It's weird that White can 30 with the weapons he lacks. " -Field Marshall Aleksandr Suvorov of the Russian Imperial Army Hmelnicky-Romanishin Herson 1989 White to play 1. � hh 1! lflg5 Or 1... b6 2. axb6 � xb6 3. � hb l � c6 4. � b8 and the a- i falls. 2. �hbl Wf4 No better is 2 . . � xb I 3. � xb l Wf4 4.

46 4. � t3 ! 5. �xt3 �xt3 White won after S... weS 6. We3 gS 7. 1t c2 h6 8. 1t e4! �a5 (else the a- t advances) 9. Wd3 hS 10. 1tg2! (pass) Wd6 11. ",d4 etc. Kindermann-MueUer Bundesliga 199 1 Black to play 1. • • • 4Je7? Black can afford to give up a t in order to obtain counterplay with 1... g6 2. , threatening 3 ... �f4t. Mter 3. 1txd5 exd5 Black, with his own passed t , has excellent drawing chances. 2. � b6 � c6?! He should keeps a s on the board with 2 . �c6 and possibly . . �d4. 3. � xc6 4Jxc6 Chapter Three Pat: What's that?

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 9 votes