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Snape, Ian (2003), Chess Endings Made Simple: How to Approach the Endgame with Confidence, Gambit Publications, ISBN 1-901983-97-8

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Desert Island Chess Puzzle Omnibus written by very respectable Chess masters Wesley So, Michael Adams, John Nunn, and Graham Burgess. These facts are the only things that are mine and real. So I don’t mind so much that I’m leaving it all behind. There’s nothing here worth holding onto. If a player offers a draw and their opponent accepts, it is a draw no matter what the position is. Some players would rather offer a draw than mess up a complicated position. Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual written by Mark Dvoretsky, it was immediately recognized by Chess masters as one of the best endgame books ever published when it first came out in 2003. Even one of the best Grandmasters ever in history of Chess has a forward in the fifth edition saying, “…an absolute must for every Chess professional”. Endgame Strategy written by Mikhail Shereshevsky is a masterpiece of endgame strategy. Most books just bombard you with complex variations one after the other, this book is different. Mikhail goes through the correct plan of action for the specific position, only then does he go through a complete analysis for the plan. Gold for the endgame.Winning Chess Strategies by Yasser Seirawan. In this book, Yasser goes in-depth on strategic positions on the board. A must-read for players who want to expand their knowledge and skills on strategic concepts and tactics. Seeing a massive list of books that you’ll get too sometime within the next two decades doesn’t help much. So I tried to include only the best books for each section, otherwise it would be easy to add over twenty books for every category. It’s important to know how we select the books that we included in this list, so here’s the criteria we use.

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Pandolfini, Bruce (2009), Endgame Workshop: Principles for the Practical Player, Russell Enterprises, ISBN 978-1-888690-53-8 Soviet Middlegame Technique written by Peter Romanovsky is a classic in Soviet Chess texts. First published in 1929, it’s stood the test of time by being one of the few pieces of literature to stay in the “best Chess books” conversation for nearly a century now. It’s known by Grandmasters as one of the best books for Chess players. Endgame Books Schiller, Eric (1999), Encyclopedia of Chess Wisdom (1sted.), Cardoza Publishing, ISBN 0-940685-93-0 Endgames You Must Know: Vital Lessons for Every Chess Player by by Jesus de la Villa. This book is commonly one of the first to be mentioned in talks of Endgame books. 100 Endgames You Must Know focuses on just that, the most common endgame positions and walks you through all of them. A must-read for endgame strategy.

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Müller, Karsten; Lamprecht, Frank (2001), Fundamental Chess Endings, Gambit Publications, ISBN 1-901983-53-6 Speelman, Jon; Tisdall, Jon; Wade, Bob (1993), Batsford Chess Endings, B. T. Batsford, ISBN 0-7134-4420-7 Opposition involves both kings being 1 square apart, essentially staring at each other daring them to step forward, but they can’t! In modern Persian, the word mate depicts a person who is frozen, open-mouthed, staring, confused and unresponsive. The words "stupefied" or "stunned" bear close correlation. So a possible alternative would be to interpret mate as "unable to respond". A king being in mate (shah-mat) then means a king is unable to respond, which would correspond to there being no response that a player's king can make to the opponent's final move. This interpretation is much closer to the original intent of the game being not to kill a king but to leave him with no viable response other than surrender, which better matches the origin story detailed in the Shahnameh. The bishops are best when they are near the center of the board and on adjacent diagonals. This cuts off the opposing king.

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Rose has a Cross mother and a Nought father in a society where the pale-skinned Noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a lifelong battle against prejudice. As she discovers the truth about her parentage, she finds herself drawn into a dangerous game of high stakes There are a few combinations to leave the chessboard with insufficient mating material. The best examples are: If you decide to only get a few books, these would be the best ones to get. They are tailored to provide a ton of information on one large category of Chess like openings or the important information for a large number of topics. When the king moves close to the rook, it must move to the other side of the king, as far away as possible. But soon Callie is caught in a trap she can’t get out of – one which will have deadly consequences.

Cowsill, Alan; Irvine, Alex; Korte, Steve; Manning, Matt; Wiacek, Win; Wilson, Sven (2016). The DC Comics Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe. DK Publishing. p.66. ISBN 978-1-4654-5357-0. Diagram above:1.Rf7# is the Vukovic Mate. Note the important role of the knight (covering the escape squares e8 and g8). The white pawn on e6 supports the rook, but this task could also be accomplished by any other piece that would defend the rook. In the diagram showing Stamma's mate (named for Philipp Stamma), White to move wins: [50] 1. Nb4+ Ka1 2. Kc1 a2 3. Nc2# Access-restricted-item true Addeddate 2020-01-02 04:57:04 Boxid IA1756914 Camera Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control) Collection_set printdisabled External-identifier From this discussion on a chess.com forum, you will notice that there is a fair amount of confusion about Morphy’s Mate. There are mainly 2 reasons for this confusion:

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When a stalemate occurs, the game is considered drawn and both players receive half a point (1/2-1/2) Mind Master: Winning Lessons From A Champion’s Life written by Viswanathan Anand and Susan Ninan. When a book, or anything Chess related has the name Viswanathan Anand on it, I pay attention. Anand and Ninan talk about lessons they’ve gathered over the years from winning in the game of Chess. Opening Books Greenberger, Robert (2008). The Essential Batman Encyclopedia. Del Rey. pp.87–88. ISBN 9780345501066.The Noughts & Crosses series are still my favourite books of all time and showed me just how amazing story-telling could be' STORMZY



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