Popular chess author, Steve Giddins, presents 101 ideas that are vital to successful play in this book focussed specifically on the endgame. The book is easy to read without using a chess set as the abundant diagrams guide you through the analysis and illustrate the key points.
The book covers all types of endings, both simple technical situations and more complex strategic battles and tips include both pithy rules of thumb and general thinking methods. The examples are drawn from an immense variety of sources and are based on Giddins' experiences as a player, coach and pupil.Who should read this book?
This book is a great choice for anyone who either wants a refresher in endgame tactics or the less experienced player who wishes to master successful endgame play. Teachers and coaches will also benefit from the instructive examples that can easily be worked into lesson plans.