Grandmaster Edmar Mednis, a world expert on the endgame, shows how to proceed in the minimum number of moves from the opening to a favourable endgame, essentially bypassing the middlegame. He discusses eleven different openings, including both open and closed systems, in each case explaining the best routes to particular endgame positions. These positions are then analysed, using master games, to illustrate various winning plans. Because of the clear exposition of endgame principles the student will learn not only about these specific positions, but also about endgame play in general.
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Grandmaster Edmar Mednis is an extremely experienced chess writer, whose work has been praised by no less an authority than leading trainer Mark Dvoretsky. His column, The Practical Endgame is syndicated in chess magazines around the world, and renowned for its accessibility and originality. His previous books for Cadogan include From the Opening into the Endgame and Practical Opening Tips.
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Book Description Pergamon Press, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000660279
Book Description Pergamon Press, New York, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. N/a (illustrator). O. 151 pages. Sticker on back cover. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 55508
Book Description Pergamon Press., 1983. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. A good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Front endpaper removed - first page is half-title page. Tight and clean apart from a touch of thumbing, light corner rub, no DJ. 149 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 004531
Book Description Pergamon Press, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-244-67-1323001
Book Description Pergamon Press, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # HH-244-67-1323001