Just the Facts: Winning Endgame Knowledge in One VolumeComprehensive Chess Course Series: Just the Facts! by Lev Alburt & Nikolay Krogius (2nd Edition)
Winning Endgame Knowledge in One Volume
Paperback, 412 pages
Winner of the prestigious Chess Journalists of America Book of the Year award, this single book boils down all essential endgame wisdom into one you can use to win games for the rest of your life.
Nothing more clearly separates chess master from chess wannabe than winning endgame play. Accurate opening play can be satisfying, and combinations in the middlegame are exciting. But for most chess players, victory is the real finish line. And the endgame is the last lap of the race.
Depending on whether or not you command the necessary endgame knowledge, you can spoil hours of planning, or you can enjoy the victory you've spent the whole game earning. You can even pull yourself out of the steely jaws or a "certain" defeat!
The best news is that you don't need to memorize thousands of positions, but only a few carefully selected ones. Combine these with the clear and concise explanations in Just the Facts! and you have the key to chess mastery.Just the Facts! is the seventh and final volume of the best-selling Comprehensive Chess Course, the series that brings English readers the once strictly guarded and time-tested Soviet training methods, the key to the 50-year Russian dominance of the chess world.
ISBN: 978-1889323060, CIRC