Reuben Fine’s Basic Chess Endings (David McCay, New York ) was one of the first English language endgame encyclopedias. It was long recognized as. 14 Mar It looks like Fine’s classic Basic Chess Endings is not currently in print. Basic Chess Endings – Reuben Fine – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online.

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They became endgame monsters by making their own corrections and yeah, it’s easy to find many of Fine’s mistakes if you look for them. Kingdom of Ash Sarah J. The Meltdown book 13 Jeff Kinney. That is the reason for the 4 stars instead 5. McKay currently prints it: From inside the book.

Basic Chess Endings

Chess books Chess endgames in chess. On these links, I’ll use Nunn’s Convention as follows: He has finished atop eight U. Chess on an Infinite Plane gyrados06 – hitthepin cgess 1 hr ago.

However, with a work of this magnitude, especially in the days before computers, it was inevitable that many improvements in the analysis would be been found, some even overturning the evaluation of positions. In a interview, Fine said that it took him three months to write the book. The greatest disappointment is the failure to correct many of edings errors in the original book, some of which are well-known.


Of course, to reach that point is eeuben easy and for all but the few who are seemingly born chess prodigies, you have to learn. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

If you have additions to this list please send me email with the position number, corrected analysis, and citation magazine article, computer analysis, new original analysis, etc. The hardback edition was reprinted at least as late as Another bible gone west.

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This is Going to Hurt Adam Kay. Serious students of the game find the work unmatched in its depth and range. Some GM’s have done that to other classic books and it’s been a disaster. Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the basjc and adapted the book to algebraic notation. Looking for beautiful books? An indispensable reference for every chess player.

I knew exactly how each move would unfold and what the result would be. This is not a book for the lightweight chess player. May 24, Bart Breen rated it really liked it. A handy guide for the practical player, Basic Chess Endings focuses on the aspects of the ending that occur most frequently in the course of play. The original book contains pages and diagrams of positions. Next up is the queen ending volume and cchess I’d have enough understanding to tackle the ECE.


Chesw are no discussion topics on this book yet. Over one hundred such errors were found and a mimeographed list of them was printed and circulated by Paul L. Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko chezs revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and An page booklet containing over corrections was published by Samuel Louie in and The overall spirit of this page is that we can all learn from our mistakes and the mistakes of others as Mark Dvoretsky has pointed out with his book Tragicomedy in the Endgame: Serious students of the game find the work unmatched in its depth and range.

The Choice Edith Eger. Chdss, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation.

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