When it comes to excelling in chess endgame practice does indeed make perfect – or at the very least get you close to it! Many chess players, including titled players, neglect this area of the game, which gives you the perfect opportunity to gain an edge!
World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca said, “To improve at chess, you should in the first instance study the endgame.” This is sound advice you can use to not only deepen your understanding of chess but prove extremely useful in denying your opponent counterplay in the middlegame.
You can use your understanding of the endgame to draw games when you are down in material. Being a pawn up can be enough to win an endgame even though it might not help secure a victory in the middlegame.
Queen and pawn endings provide your opponent with many opportunities to draw through perpetual check. Learn how to avoid this in your chess endgames and much more!
In queen and pawn endgames, it is quality over quantity that determines who wins. Let your unsuspecting opponent grab pawns while you ensure the quality of your remaining pawns secures victory!
Although studying chess endgames can seem a huge task, you are sure to master it if you break it down. When you have three top chess grandmasters to coach you, the task becomes much more manageable.
We are very proud to present the first FIDE-approved chess endgame manual. Written by 3 world-leading experts: FIDE Senior Trainers IGM Mikhalchishin, IGM Grivas, and IGM Balogh.
A total of 14 endgame books will take you step-by-step from king & pawn endgames all the way through to extremely complex and materially unbalanced endgames.
Become an expert and learn to enjoy even more the “silent beauty” of the chess endgame.