Download How to Win in the Chess Endings by I.A. Horowitz PDF

By I.A. Horowitz

With 171 Diagrams.

Show description

Read or Download How to Win in the Chess 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 past 30 years and illustrative of the easiest paintings of 27 remarkable American challenge composers. the writer has integrated useful 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 give White with a vintage ''man or mouse'' selection - take Black on in a single of the severe major strains, or evade the difficulty with an risk free sideline. while you are uninterested in maintaining so far with quickly altering main-line thought, yet don't need to squeak your means in the course of the beginning, the Hungarian assault deals a truly welcome ''third way''.

Survival Guide for Chess Parents (Everyman Chess)

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

Extra info for How to Win in the Chess Endings

Sample text

If d7 , which requires a prepatory . . h6 to avoid /ljg5 . Also possible, but a bit pas­ sive, is . . d7 and . � c8. The text tries to find a middle way and dispense with the need for . . h6 . On the downside, the Bishop is exposed on f5 and maneuvers such as {i)f3-g5-e4 become plausible. b5 fi)e7 [ 1 0 . . fi)d8?! l l . ; The Knight on d8 has a hard time getting into the game . k[e1 . 0 Ji. hJ By saving a tempo on . . : d l ; so White has nothing better than the routine l'! e l . A h l h6 Black decides the threats of 0g5 and Ji.

Axb6 1 8 . axb6 lll xb6 1 9 . � xb6 cxb6 2 0. xb8 � xb8 22. lll a4 l::t d 8 23. • b3 b5 2 4 . lll c 5 b xc 4 2 5 . lll xe6 'if xe6 2 7 . l:::t a1 lll f6 29. � a6 'if e 8 30. �e6+ W h7 33. i: a7 3 4 . 1I x a 7 lll g4+ 35. h xg4 'if xe6 36 J hg7+ W h 8 3 7 . t e 4 'if a2 38. l:t g6 'if f7 39. g3 g6 4 . tg2 i. tg4 [8 . . b5 lll d8 1 1 . lll g5 h6 1 2 . lll ge4 lll xe4 1 3 . h3?? 14 . txh6 ! txg2 1 5 . il.. xg7 Wxg7 16. �h1 f5 2 l . d3 cS H. b4 •cs Systems w i l h . . il.. d7 and ... �c8 give W hi te l oo free a hand, with or without .

D7 followed by . . �c8. The: former enjoys a reasonable reputation, but the latter is a bit too grandiose. The artificial nature of the plan is clearly shown in game nine, where Swedish GM Ulf Andersson, a master of the Closed Sicilian Reversed, shows that one piece by itself is never enough for a successful attack. Black finally gets in . . i. h3 only to have to spend ti me bringing his Queen back into the game. Note how important a decision it is whether to play . . a7-a5 or rtot. Many times Black merely opens lines where White is stronger.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 42 votes