Starting Out: Rook Endgames

Starting Out: Rook Endgames

by Chris Ward
     
 

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. Grandmaster and well-known endgames expert Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms readers with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto

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Overview

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. Grandmaster and well-known endgames expert Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms readers 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857443745
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
Starting Out - Everyman Chess Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.32(d)

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Meet the Author

Chris Ward is a Grandmaster and a former British Champion. He is also a highly successful coach and a popular author. He resides in the UK.

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