Event “?” Site “Leningrad” Date “??.??” Round “?” White “Kopaev” Black ” Furman” Result “” ECO “C74” PlyCount “” EventDate “??.??” 1. e4 e5. Results 1 – 19 of 19 Rook endings by Grigory Levenfish; Vasily Smyslov and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at. In case you haven’y already discovered this, PGN files of this work can be obtained for free at I don’t know.

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Dec 23, If you have developed a good grasp of the concepts contained in this book you will be equal to or even far ahead of even many Expert level players. None of these books is particularly easy, but if you get out a board, and play through the examples as you read, you should be able to learn a lot.

He claims that anyone who works through the entire book, even grandmasters, will gain perhaps rating points in strength as a result.

Kb5 Kc3 and wins. If you’re weak relative to your rating in endgames then look at books a class or two down. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It may be an issue with style, but I always feel like Silman is talking down to his students rather than trying to help them.


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Another five star review posted prior to mine does a far better job in describing the details contained in this book – read that one first! Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.

Yet there is so much detail, the kind grandmasters need to know, that I could never hope to remember it all a few weeks later. The Korchnoi book is incredibly heavy going with reams of analysis and not much there for anyone who is starting studying rook rokk for the first time. One person found this helpful.

Showing of 3 reviews. Is rook endings anything more than learning the basic positions lucena and philidor and such by heart, basic principles rooks behind passed pawns and rooks on open files and then rest of it is hardcore calculating?

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Arlen added it Apr 14, Post your best miniatures here SlowPlayersAvoid 47 min ago. Young rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Introduction — The properties of the rook — King and rook v. Well, it is if you’re one of the world’s top 15 players. I had a similar question to OP and did not feel like clogging up the forums with yet another anx on the same topic.

Dvoretsky, for example, starts each section with basics.

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You need time and focus. Randy rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Nimzo Indian Defense TusharD45 26 min ago. Each player starts with three minutes on their clock and gets an extra two seconds for every move rpok play.

Batsford first published For flavor here are excerpts for some of those summarized rules: Tim rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Endijgs other books have lifted material from this book in generous helpings. But this book is aiming for great depth in areas that might not be our highest priority, and it is demanding a lot of our time and discipline which we realistically cannot give.

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Brian marked it as to-read Aug 11, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. May 11, 1. This algebraic edition is FULL of typographical errors in transcription and you should not wish ropk upon your worst enemy. Dec 07, Manny rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thomas Ray marked it as to-read Mar 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.