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With clear language, it reinforces knowledge of the standard position and tried-and-tested rules. The greatest disappointment is the failure to correct many of the errors in the original book, some of which are well-known.

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Despite these errors, the book remained in print in its original form. Once you begin to understand the end game, your view of Chess in the openings and middle games will change because you wil A few Tweaks needed but Still Amazing Openings are the realm of the beginner understanding basic Chess theory.

The revision contains pages with positions, most with diagrams. Book ratings by Goodreads. I could see it though. The result is what chess aficionados Basic Chess Endingswritten by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the endgame.

Basic Chess Endings

An indispensable reference for every chess player. The result is what chess aficionados have been eagerly waiting for–a thoroughly modern bible on basic chess endings.

Still, I hope that in the XXI century someone like, for instance, GM Karsten Mueller will clean this classical masterpiece from all the analytical errors so that I can put this title back on the list of “must-read-books”.


With BCE, you get the understanding that you can do the best with what you’ve Lain rated it really liked it Jun 08, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. His books, including Basic Chess Endings and The Middlegame in Chess, are among the all-time classics of chess literature.

Fine is at his best when he gives general descriptions and the book has been rightly praised for its instructional value. Ryan rated it really liked it Feb 26, John Hanson rated it it was amazing Oct 15, World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik considered it the best book on the endgame.

An page booklet containing over corrections was published by Samuel Louie in and Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Oct 13, Serge Pierro rated it liked it Shelves: It is the best-known endgame book in English and is a classic piece of chess endgame literature.

I knew exactly how each move would unfold and what the result would be. The quality of the general explanations is excellent and probably has never been surpassed.

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. References to this book Toward a General Theory of Expertise: Fine’s book has been the standard work for Chess end-games ever since he wrote it in the ‘s. Basic Chess Endings is a monumental work, one of the most complete and authoritative on endgames in any language” Purdy We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The quality of the general explanations compensates for the errors and makes it well worth reading.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That’s why Pal Benko said he revised it with the intent of doing no harm once you start changing things where do you stop? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Taylor rated it it was amazing May 25, As GM John Nunn has pointed out: I would like to think that I’m a pretty fair chess player.


Chess books Chess endgames in chess. Since that time there is no question that there have been many innovations and corrections found. He said that organizing the material gave him no trouble, but it was hard work coming up with example positions. Copies of the book are owned by many generations of chess players around the world.

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Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine

Books by Reuben Fine. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This page was last edited on 25 Juneat Many other positions were given by listing the location of the pieces rather than showing a diagram. Trivia About Basic Chess Endings. His books, including “Basic Chess Endings “and “The Middlegame in Chess,” are among the all-time classics of chess literature.

Middle games are the realm of the intermediate player mastering strategy and tactics. When I was cheess and there were not many books available about the endgame, this book was a must read.

End Games are the realm of the Chess Master.