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- The second section, covering 150 pages, provides detailed annotations of 61 complete games and 10 endgames.
- Here, however, you will find more coverage of endgames with more pieces and pawns.
- With the rise in use of exchange sacrifices, rook versus minor piece endgames are becoming more common, and there are key defensive techniques that a player must know.
- This problem teaches you a lot about king and pawn endgames.
- Many of the greatest masters have recommended that chess should be studied from the endgame.
- It is relatively easy to draw Rook and pawn endgames; easiest to lose King and pawn endgames.
- We are conditioned to put the King into the thick of the action in an endgame.
- It's true that five piece endgames are now played perfectly by computers.
- Even its considerable section of exercises from master games sticks closely to the basic endgames he discusses.
- There are a great many Rook and pawn endgames, reflecting their common occurrence in tournament practice.
- Instead, it's a fascinating look at just how complex and beautiful King and pawn endgames can get.
- You still have to learn about all the other things that players study: openings, endgames, pawn structures, planning, lots of tactical patterns, etc.
- Almasi played passively and Ivanchuk edged into a better endgame with one pawn up.
- And like any prolonged negotiation in its final stages, the endgame has turned into a real tussle.
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