Starting Out Rook Endgames

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Starting Out Rook Endgames by Chris Ward published by Everyman

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One copy left in stock!  Endgames with kings, rooks and pawns are by far the most common type it is estimated that rook endgames are reached in nearly one in five of all chess games. Is clear that a firm understanding of them is required in order to become self assured in this typical phase of the game. And yet it is exactly this area in which many players drop precious points or draws through a lack of either technique or understanding. In this easy to read guide, well-known endgames expert GM Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms the reader with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto slightly trickier positions. Using examples from practical play, Ward highlights the correct plans as well as the typical mistakes made by both attacker and defender. Covers all crucial rook endings . Easy step by step guide to better endgame play. Ideal for the improving player. User friendly layout to help readers absorb the key ideas. Softback 128 pages. 171 x 241 x 8.13mm, 270g

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