Many chess games conclude in the endgame, and from ancient times this stage of the game has been analysed. There are monographs and. Needless to say, Smyslov qualified, Browne didn’t, and Smyslov Mikhail Tal called him “a virtuoso of the endgame a modern Capablanca. The Exceptional Endgame Skills of the 12th World Champion This avalanche featured such books as VASILY SMYSLOV: ENDGAME VIRTUOSO (by Smyslov, .

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In his Thursday night lecture our Playchess trainer Dennis Monokroussos shows us how Smyslov transformed an endgame position that looked slightly worse into one that was dynamic, dangerous for his opponent and then won — all in just 32 moves. It seemed to me that, for the moment, the three mighty tomes listed above have given us all we need in the encyclopedic category.

Vasily Smyslov: Endgame Virtuoso

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Sign up using Email and Password. Can you refer me to their exemplary games? This endgae another question: He adopted an intuitive approach to most moves. By learning from Smyslov’s impeccable technique, readers will improve their own endgame abilities – and results!


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People smysloov bought this also bought: In taking the reader through over instructive examples, taken mostly from his own games, Smyslov covers a very broad range of positions – and provides an excellent overall insight into the endgame as a whole. Nge2,Bg5 or Be3Nd5, Smyslog. The lectures, which can go for an hour or more, will cost you between one and two ducats.

The best way to find the best chess endings is to search in Chessgames. Openings, Middlegame, Endgame Lessons. With respect to the latter, he attempts to present some serious analysis culled from his best sources both text and databasewhich he has checked with his own efforts and then double-checked with his chess software. Capablanca in rook endgames I think. The format is a player knockout. But anyhow I want to get better and find the motivation to improve my endgame, so I figured one way is look at some examples of masters of endgame.


A second choice might be “A guide to chess endings” by Euwe and Hooper, if you can handle descriptive notation you being a snowflake and alland you can find it. Thanks Mark, ah sitting next to the fireplace and reading a chess book on a cold day, I sjyslov feel more enthusiasm.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Several books collect his best games, and you can also find much material online: Chess Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. Sometimes he took decisions that were staggering their depth. If you use a modern chess engine then it will be capable ivrtuoso provide you the ‘answers’ that you want in a ‘reasonable’ time.

The classical players – Flohr, Rubinstein, Capablanca.

Vasily Smyslov: Endgame Virtuoso

Zugzwang and prophylaxis was his forte. Discuss Rules for reader comments User. EDT, which translates to