The Chess Endgame Study - A Comprehensive Introduction by A. J. Roycroft

By A. J. Roycroft

The endgame examine, just like the chess challenge, removes over-the-board festival to be aware of an invented endgame place rigorously plotted to fox, bewilder, problem, and another way stimulate the solver. not like difficulties, stories don't stipulate the variety of strikes to the answer; they call for a better wisdom of endgame concept, hence changing into valuable instruments for real avid gamers whereas giving "studyists" self-contained epiphanies of compositional paintings.
A. J. Roycroft, founding father of the Chess Endgame learn Circle and editor of its journal EG, offers this whole creation to the endgame research. Roycroft writes the background of endgame research with its overseas roster of serious theorists and composers; he directs an encyclopedic discourse to all forms of chess fanatics — informal solvers, composers and connoisseurs, analysts and judges; and he deals over four hundred endgame reports relationship from ninth-century Arabia to the current. All reports, from the obvious to the forever advanced, are annotated with genial wit and spirit. Roycroft devotes a lot assurance to definition, class, and retrieval of released endgame reports, offering his personal amendment of the Guy-Blandford procedure. He additionally investigates motivation and creativity, summing up with a grand apologia on chess as online game, technology, and paintings.

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