Most chess players tend to neglect the endgame, some even go so far as to take extreme risks in the middle game just to avoid it, simply because they don't feel confident about the final phase. But time limits have shortened, and the endgame has to be played fast - a solid understanding of the basics is vital.Contrary to popular belief, there are relatively few endgames you really need to know. This superb volume presents readers with the 100 endgames that show up most frequently, are easy to learn, and contain ideas and concepts that can be adapted for other positions.A practical tool for learning and understanding the basics of endgame theory, this will become an essential reference for anyone who wants to improve their game.This volume provides practical ideas and instructions for understanding the basics of the endgame.
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Jesus de la Villa is an International Grandmaster and a former Spanish chess champion. He is the author of numerous chess books and a highly acclaimed chess coach.