Tragicomedy in the Endgame


Tragicomedy in the Endgame


Instructive Mistakes of the Masters

by Mark Dvoretsky
Foreword by Karsten Mueller

SRP: $29.95, Softcover
264 pages
ISBN: 978-1-936490-04-2

The Key Concepts of Chess Endings

In 2003 when it was released, Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual became an instant classic. Now the chess instructor extraordinaire offers an introduction to the fascinating world of chess endings. This book is designed to highlight the key concepts of the most common chess endgames and will prove quite instructive to chessplayers of all levels.

Topics include:

- The King in the Endgame
- Pawn play
- Zugzwang
- Saving Methods
- Tactics in the Endgame
- Piece Maneuvering
- Piece Exchanges
- "Technique"

...and much more!

The author has countless practical suggestions for improving your endgame play in this era of rapid-time controls so that you don't end up "drowning" in the ocean of endgame theory. Let Mark Dvoretsky help you win more games as he examines some elementary endgame errors from master play and shows you how to avoid making the same mistakes.

About the Author
Mark Dvoretsky is considered by many to be the premier chess instructor in the world today. His comprehensive, best-selling Endgame Manual has been recognized as one of the definitive works on the endgame ever published; his Analytical Manual is also one of the most thorough treatments of the middlegame ever to be released.

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