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nikhil dixit 2 months ago

My favorite complex endgame books
In this blog I will talk about My favorite complex endgame books . You will find 4 books in this blog that are really interesting to study . 3 of which are written by Mikhail Shereshevsky and 1 is by Andrian Mikhalchishin . If you find this blog useful then please let me know in comment section below . 


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1. Endgame Strategy by Mikhail Shereshevsky 
This book is published by Everyman Chess in 1981 . author of this book Mr shereshevsky is well known author . The book covers 13 chapters in which positions and analysis given . I found this book without any mistake and many GMs have suggested this book for study . I especially liked chapters Do not hurry and complex endings . Selection of positions are excellently done by Shereshevsky. If you are reading from India you can get this book at less than 6 USD
 
2. Mastering Complex Endgames by Andrian Mikhalchishin and Oleg Stetsko
This book is published by Thinkers Publication in 2017. Both author is soviet national team coach and Andrian is coach of former world champion Anatoly karpov. This book cover high class material for any chess player in search of the needed endgame fitness . This book covers 11 chapters in which positions with analysis given . This book is also suggested by GM Aleksander Beliavsky. 
 
3.  Mastering Chess Endgame by Mikhail Shereshevsky and Slutsky
This book is published in 2 volumes part 1 and part 2 by cadogan publications .You will find connection between opening and endgames from this books . The material is arranged not by a formal opening classification , but mainly according to the type of pawn formation and the central strategy adopted by black . Lets see one by one 

A- volume - 1
This book is for positions that come from 1st move E4 . i.e positions coming from open and semi open games . This covers plans and playing methods in endings arising from the Sicilian Defense , Ruy Lopez , French Defense and other open and semi open games .

B - Volume 2 
This book is for positions that come from 1st move D4 i.e. positions from closed games. This covers the plans and playing methods in endings arising from the Queens Gambit , Indian Defense , English opening and other closed games. 

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GM_Avetik Grigoryan

GM_Avetik Grigoryan 2 months ago

Nice!