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By Steve Giddins

Popular chess writer Steve Giddins offers a hundred and one rules which are important to profitable endgame play. by way of soaking up and figuring out those strategies and strategies, you'll make sure that you are going to spot them after they are attainable on your personal video games. this can be a fantastic publication to learn with out utilizing a chess set, because the ample diagrams advisor you thru the research and illustrate the major issues. every kind of endings are lined, together with either basic technical occasions and extra complicated strategic battles. the guidelines comprise either pithy principles of thumb and basic considering tools. The examples are drawn from a tremendous number of resources and according to Giddins's reviews as a participant, trainer and pupil.

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Ta3t! Black loses his queen anyway. 6... ~f6 The knight develops with tempo, attacking both the bishop and the e4-pawn. 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 abc d e f g h White to play! - How should White continue? tLlf3? simply allows Black to capture his bishop with 7 ... tLlxd5. txf6? Wxf6 when he has lost his initiative. He needs to guard his alrook, while Black will simply develop his fB-bishop and then play ... 0-0, remaining a pawn up. txf7t ~xf7 (7 ... :>. :>. , 5 /::. ~ ~ 4 3 ;:! 2 1 a b c Black to play! - Can Black save himselfafter losing his queen?

Xf7t. Black has just pinned the f3-knight. How can White refute this? 42 The Alterman Gambit Guide Exercise 5 Exercise 7 4 3 2 1 abc d e f g h abc d e f g h Black just developed his knight with lO ... ttJf6. What should White do? Black has left his b4-bishop hanging, believing it is safe because the black queen eyes the rook on al. Is the b4-bishop safe? Exercise 6 Exercise 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 6. 1 abc d e f g h Black has just castled and it looks like he has solved all his problems. Is that a correct assessment?

Ta3! "What is this madness? " Perhaps, but White is just using tactics: 9 ... 'lWxd2 and White has compensation. And 9 ... 'lWxd2. 'lWb3t And White regains his piece, keeping full compensation for his pawn, again due to the poor placement of the enemy's monarch. C) 5... d5! This is one of the strongest continuations, and was found almost 100 years ago by one of the strongest players at that time, Carl Schlechter. exdS? lLlf6: Black simply continues developing, while White's bishop on c4 is blocked by his own pawn on dS.

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