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By Karsten Müller,Yakov Konoval

“Unbelievably good written ... many new discoveries are published right here. the best endgame books of all time” – John Elburg, www.chessbooks.nl

Endgames with rooks and pawns are the main usually taking place in chess, bobbing up in approximately 1 online game in 10. in the event you research a major procedure during this endgame, likelihood is you'll turn out utilizing it or later.

And there are an outstanding many tools and ideas that may be mastered with a bit attempt. This publication highlights the most important subject matters in rook endings, and at each one flip invitations the reader to check his wisdom and talents with plentiful exercises.

Rook endgame thought doesn't stand nonetheless. New functional examples illustrate novel ways as avid gamers search to pose difficulties to their rivals – Magnus Carlsen has proven that even the driest-looking positions can characteristic lethal traps. the continuing construction of recent endgame tablebases – of which co-author Yakov Konoval has been on the leading edge – allows new periods of positions to be assessed with definitive sure bet. utilizing six-man and the new seven-man tablebases, the authors reassess a few of the previous reviews and succeed in new and enlightening conclusions approximately vintage rook endings. you may be startled and surprised, and shortly notice that you're turning into a much more potent endgame player.

“You can consider convinced that something you examine and study at the foundation of Müller’s e-book is a hundred% right” – Matthew Sadler, New in Chess

German grandmaster Karsten Müller is arguably the world’s most effective author on chess endgames. His ‘masterwork’, basic Chess Endings, is a contemporary endgame ‘bible’ and was once studied intensively in his formative years through present global Champion Magnus Carlsen.

Yakov Konoval is a Russian chess-player and programmer who studied at Mikhail Botvinnik’s chess university. He has written courses for fixing chess difficulties and has pioneered new concepts for producing endgame tablebases.

“Understanding Rook Endgames can be worthy its weight in gold to the formidable who're prepared to take the time to glean its secrets and techniques” – IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal profitable united states staff Captain

“The final booklet on rook endgames – hugely suggested” – Heinz Däubler, Der neue Tag

“Rook endgame thought doesn't stand nonetheless. Magnus Carlsen has proven that even the driest-looking positions can characteristic lethal traps. the continuing production of recent endgame tablebases of which co-author Yakov Konoval has been on the vanguard allows new sessions of positions to be assessed with definitive simple task. utilizing six-man and the new seven-man tablebases, the authors re-evaluate a number of the previous reviews and succeed in new and enlightening conclusions approximately vintage rook endings. you may be startled and surprised, and shortly become aware of that you're changing into a much more potent endgame participant. German grandmaster Karsten Müller is for me the world’s ultimate author on chess endgames. i've got commented on his very good paintings sooner than. His masterwork, basic Chess Endings, is a contemporary endgame bible and was once studied intensively through present international Champion Magnus Carlsen in his formative years” – Carl Portman, Carl's Planet

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