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Good Endgame Book for 1400-1500 player?
I was wondering if anyone has a recommendation for an endgame book for a player of 1400-1500 strength.  I'm mostly looking for:
a.  King and pawn endgames.
b.  General techniques for rook e...

Started 05/25/06 at 07:24:31 by Dinomike100
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Nunn‘s Endgame Exercises
Gambit Publications has announced another forthcoming book:
The Chess Endgame Exercise Book  by GM John Nunn
444 exercises, 192 pages; £18 / $23 / €24
October 2020
“All major types of endg...
http://gambitbooks

Started 06/15/20 at 17:28:48 by tracke
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Kasparyan Domination in 2545 EG Studies
I'm really enjoying this book. My only regret is that my copy is from Ishi Press. If I had noticed that before the purchase, I would have passed. Also, I'm reminded I should finish looking at Tattersa...

Started 07/06/20 at 03:07:47 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Endgame Manual - 4th Edition
Anyone have it?
I can't imagine too much has changed since the 3rd edition. However, if the blue ink is actually blue this time, I may pick up a copy eventually.
The blue print in the first editio...

Started 01/07/15 at 07:12:14 by Seth_Xoma
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Online Studies
Hi, I used to love Afek's weekly studies on Chessvibes. Unfortunately, since he stopped his collaboration - guess that it's not glamorous enough for Chess.com -, I've had a hard time finding a good re...

Started 05/12/18 at 07:51:45 by nocteus
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Theory of corresponding squares in pawn endgames
Is there a resource that can clearly explain theory of corresponding squares in pawn endgames ¿
I tried reading pawn book by Müller and the big tome by Аверб[c...

Started 04/10/19 at 00:53:49 by Leon_Trotsky
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Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine
Has anyone tried this book, and how useful is it ¿ I saw that there is some reprint in 2018 but still descriptive notation.
Only algebraic edition is with Pal Benkö revisions from 2003. But this...

Started 06/09/19 at 20:53:32 by Leon_Trotsky
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queen vs. rook and pawn
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Müller & Lamprecht (2001): “If the pawn is on its original square or if it is a knight's pawn the position is drawn, as long as the attack...

Started 06/02/19 at 15:41:02 by Jonathan Tait
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Tattersall A Thousand Chess Endings
This came out in two volumes in 1910 and 1911. I have the Hippocrene reprint. The copyright page says "Introduction to Hippocrene Edition [c]1973 Frank Brady". That exactness is admirable. These days ...

Started 05/14/19 at 04:40:31 by an ordinary chessplayer
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A complete pawn endgame and rook endgame mastery
I have for a pawn endgames:
-Secrets of Pawn Endings (Müller)
-King & Pawn Endings (Фишбейн)
-Queen and Pawn Endgames (Михайльчишин)
-Encyc...

Started 05/16/19 at 06:44:24 by Leon_Trotsky
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Chernev 200 Brilliant Endgames
Irving Chernev (1989) 200 Brilliant Endgames - published posthumously
I'm not recommending this book, but I noticed some errors and wanted to post my findings in case anyone else got frustrated.<...

Started 05/08/19 at 04:06:03 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Q & P vs. Q article (basic, featuring Foisor-Krush
Some may be interested in this piece I've just written for uschess.org. It is rather basic but you may not be familiar with all the positions I use as examples.
https://new.uschess.org/workout/20...

Started 04/10/19 at 19:09:17 by proustiskeen
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Endgame Strategy for Beginners
My biggest weakness right now is coming up with a strategy and finding common ideas like invading with my king and exploiting weaknesses in the endgame. What are some good endgame strategy books for a...

Started 02/28/19 at 01:37:59 by iiPlasma
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Technical, strategical or tactical?
If you wanted to choose one area of study to improve your playing strength asap, which would it be - Endgame Strategy, Endgame tactics or technical endgames?

Started 10/29/18 at 13:35:18 by buddho
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Müller/Konoval on Minor Pieces
Russell Enterprises has announced a new endgame book:
Understanding Minor Piece Endgames 
by Karsten Müller and Yakov Konoval , Foreword by Jacob Aagaard
Print or Ebook , 376 pages , $30 , December 2018...

Started 04/28/18 at 12:51:41 by tracke
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A difficult rook endgame
[Event "Thematic tournament"]
[Site "ChessWorld.net"]
[Date "2017"]
[White "AndyAndyO"]
[Black "tsmenace"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C33"]
[PlyCount "121"]
1. e4 e5 ...

Started 02/06/18 at 15:38:59 by Jonathan Tait
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Endgame of the fortnight (August 1-15)
Hi all!
I'm sorry that my free time is about to be reduced to zero due to the start of school. YAY!  HOORAY! Grin (I guess you can tell I'm a teacher and not one of the prisoners.   I mean students.  We...

Started 08/06/05 at 02:12:44 by Smyslov_Fan
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A statistical analysis of amateur endgame position
Hi all,
First time poster, here. I thought I'd share a large-scale statistical exercise I just ran. (Props to BigGreenShrek for giving me the idea.)
Any thoughts on the protocol or on the re...

Started 11/10/17 at 01:51:39 by dudeski_robinson
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Rook endings, Mednis or Emms?
Have read up this topic as much as possible here and elsewhere, Mednis "Practical Rook Endings" or Emms "The Survival Guide to Rook Endings" would seem to be the best way to go for me with the former ...

Started 08/28/17 at 01:45:25 by passiffity
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B+2P vs 4P Baburin - Daly, Limerick 1994
This was analyzed by Baburin in Informant 63, and revisited by Dan Scoones in the British Columbia Chess Federation email bulletin no.191, 2010.06.02. http://www.chess.bc.ca/Bulletins/BCCFBulletin1...

Started 09/14/17 at 22:23:08 by an ordinary chessplayer
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