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Starting Out Rook EndgamesStarting Out Rook Endgames.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Ward, C. Product Code: 1857443748.
Category: ENDGAME. Publisher: Everyman.
Retail Price: AUD $29.95 (includes GST)
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Endgames with kings, rooks and pawns are by far the most common type it is estimated that rook endgames are reached in nearly one in five of all chess games. Is clear that a firm understanding of them is required in order to become selfassured in this typical phase of the game. And yet it is exactly this area in which many players drop precious points or halfpoints through a lack of either technique or understanding. In this easytoread guide, wellknown endgames expert GM Chris Ward begins with the absolute fundamentals of rook endgames. He gradually arms the reader with the indispensable knowledge and confidence needed to move onto slightly trickier positions. Using examples from practical play, Ward highlights the correct plans as well as the typical mistakes made by both attacker and defender. Covers all crucial rook endings Easy stepbystep guide to better endgame play Ideal for the improving player Userfriendly layout to help readers absorb the key ideas.
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