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Books by Reuben Fine. Essential Knowledge based his research on this book. Over one hundred such errors were found and a mimeographed list of them was printed and circulated by Paul L.

Mike rated it really liked it Jun 03, He created many of the examples Winter Serious students of the game find the work unmatched in its depth and range.

Steve Kerby rated it liked it Aug 16, Trandism rated it liked it Dec 15, Tim Tenley finw it really liked it Jul 06, People complain about the remaining mistakes in the revised book but we must remember this is a classic any GM who tinkers with the content in the future must be extremely careful not to mess with the book and change Fine’s work to the point that it’s The Bible of Chess Endings for decades it’s a chesss book I have the reeuben version and Fine’s original version he wrote in the ‘s that I bought for 0.

Lists with This Book. Basic Chess Endings is a monumental work, one of the most complete and authoritative on endgames in any language” Purdy Now, Grandmaster Pal Fihe has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cecil Purdy said ” Once you begin to understand the end game, your view of Chess in the openings and middle games will change because you will begin to see the small advantages that accrue from seemingly innocuous moves.

I could see it though. I’ve read many many chess books and this book comes with rave reviews.

Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine

Anders EricssonJacqui Smith Limited preview – That’s the beauty of a good game of chess. Account Options Sign in. Fine’s book has been the standard work for Chess end-games ever since he wrote it in the ‘s. We’re featuring cess of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Book ratings by Goodreads. There is no doubt that it will receive the recognition of the entire chess world.

His books, including Basic Chess Endings and The Middlegame in Chess, are among the all-time classics of chess literature. Toward a General Theory of Expertise: Since that time there is no question that there have been many innovations and corrections found. Stephen Murdoch rated it really liked it Jul 17, John Hanson rated it it was amazing Oct 15, Fine covers a wide range of endgames, and provides the serious student with a means to strengthen their endgame play.

Basic Chess Endings : Reuben Fine :

endinhs Hundreds of diagrams make examples easy to follow. However, there are many errors in the concrete analysis of positions. The greatest disappointment is the failure to correct many of the errors in the original book, some of which are well-known.

I don’t know if it was the first book which tried to comprehensively deal with all basic endings in a single volume, but it was certainly the benchmark work in this area for years World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik considered it the best book on the endgame.


An indispensable reference for every chess player. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sep 08, Alec rated it it was amazing. The Best Books of Richard rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Prospects and Limits K. May 24, Bart Breen rated it really liked it.

Some errors have been corrected but many remain. Chess will begin to come alive and your enjoyment will increase. The book used the now obsolete descriptive chess notation and used the old system of using the abbreviation “Kt” to stand for knight instead of envings more modern “N”. Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography enxings and more.

Paperbackpages. I read this book, cover to cover.

Basic Chess Endings

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. LTMNhat rated it it was amazing Jul 18, These days, when I need a book with very well written general explanations and superb analysis I use Dvoretsky’s “Endgame Manual” or Nunn’s three eruben about the basic and practical endings. Anyway, I felt humbled when I was check mated twice in a row by a man that probably couldn’t operate a car in his current condition.

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