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Basic Chess Endings, written by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the endgame. Serious students of the game find the work unmatched in its depth and range. Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation. The result is what chess aficionados have been eagerly waiting for--a thoroughly modern bible on basic chess endings.
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. With clear language, it reinforces knowledge of the standard position and tried-and-tested rules. Hundreds of diagrams make examples easy to follow. An indispensable reference for every chess player.
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"This is the definitive work on the endgame, which all serious students of the game have been waiting for. It is a prodigious feat of chess scholarship, presented to the reader in clear, pithy language, full of telling phrases that will linger in the memory and rise to aid the harassed competitor just when he needs it most.... The authoritative reference work on the subject.... Reuben Fine's book is indispensable."
-- The New York Times
"Grandmaster Fine has done a brilliant piece of work. There is no doubt that it will receive the recognition of the entire chess world."
-- M. M. Botvinnik
REUBEN FINE was an International Grandmaster and one of the world's greatest chess players ever. His books, including Basic Chess Endings and The Middlegame in Chess, are among the all-time classics of chess literature.
PAL BENKO, reviser, is a Grandmaster who has been twice a candidate for the World Championship. He has finished atop eight U.S. Chess Opens, and has achieved an outstanding record in chess olympiads as a player and as a team captain.
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Ser, 1941. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110713504552
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1941. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0713504552