Reuben Fine’s Basic Chess Endings (David McCay, New York ) was one of the first English language endgame encyclopedias. It was long recognized as. 14 Mar It looks like Fine’s classic Basic Chess Endings is not currently in print. Basic Chess Endings – Reuben Fine – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online.

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Mar 15, It went through ten printings in paperback by Mar 14, 3.

Corrections to Reuben Fine’s Basic Chess Endings

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Basic Chess Endingswritten by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the endgame. The chapter on queen endings has not been changed to reflect the discoveries since However, some analysis remains incorrect in the new edition, so I have decided to continue to maintain this page.

I knew exactly how each move would unfold and what the result would be. As GM John Nunn has pointed out: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The revised edition was published inbut only in paperback.

The book is dedicated to World Champion Emanuel Laskerwho died in the year the book was published. Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation.


To ask other readers questions about Basic Chess Endingsplease sign up. They endingw endgame monsters by making their own corrections and yeah, it’s easy to find many of Fine’s mistakes if you look for them. That is the reason for the 4 stars instead 5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Parson rated it it was amazing Nov 15, Cecil Purdy said ” If you have additions to this list please send me email with the position number, corrected analysis, and citation magazine article, computer analysis, new original analysis, etc.

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Benko converted it to the now universally-accepted algebraic chess notation. People who bought this also bought. Mar 02, Jacob added it. Sep 08, Alec rated it it rueben amazing.

Other books in this series. On these links, I’ll use Nunn’s Convention as follows: In chess, as the song goes, ‘there isn’t much difference between despair and ecstacy’. Move By Move Irving Chernev. Fine’s book is very flawed, especially by today’s standard.

Basic Chess Endings

Mike rated it really liked it Jun 03, Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with fjne latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation. Does anyone know who the publisher is, or who I could email to support another printing? I would like to think that I’m a pretty fair chess player. An indispensable reference for every chess player.

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Grandmaster John Nunn wrote a review of Basic Chess Endingsboth the original version and the revised edition. Paperbackpages. Once you begin to understand the end game, your view of Chess in the openings and middle games will change because you wil A few Tweaks needed but Still Amazing Openings are the realm of the beginner understanding basic Chess theory.

The overall spirit of this page is that we can all learn from our mistakes and the mistakes of others as Mark Dvoretsky has pointed out with his book Tragicomedy in the Endgame: Dare to Lead Brene Brown. A handy guide for the practical player, Basic Chess Endings focuses on the aspects of the ending that occur most frequently in the course of play. Averbakh’s series is good as a textbook. The authoritative reference work on the subject With clear language, it reinforces knowledge of the standard position and tried-and-tested rules.