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White to move and draw (Gorgiev, 1936.)

A Fine Book on Endgames

Question: What is the best book on theoretical chess endgame positions? Answer: Reuben Fine’s “Basic Chess Endings” is an incredible manual for both fledgling and advance players. While I battled through this book as a beginner, my exertion was paid off with overall improved aptitude in the endgame. Some will feel the intermittent grammatical mistakeContinue reading “A Fine Book on Endgames”

GM Karsten Müller Breaks Down Endgames from Carlsen, Karjakin and Aronian

Today is the perfect day to learn from the chess games of Norway Chess 2014. GM Karsten Müller examines three key games of Karjakin, Carlsen, Aronian and Agdestein for your learning pleasure.

Chess Homework 2

The chess homework in section two is all about king and pawn endgames. I selected some of my favorite instructional problems of this kind and placed them in order of ascending difficulty. If your child is stumped by any of these problems he/she should seek out a Torres Chess and Music Academy teacher for an explanation. Remember to “like” the TorresContinue reading “Chess Homework 2”