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The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

John Emms

The Survival Guide to Rook Endings

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Published by Gambit Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess,
  • Games,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords,
  • Games/Puzzles,
  • Chess - Specific Strategies,
  • Chess - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9632307M
    ISBN 101904600948
    ISBN 109781904600947
    OCLC/WorldCa172980013


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The Survival Guide to Rook Endings - Kindle edition by Emms, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Survival Guide to Rook Endings/5(13).

John Emm's Survival Guide is specifically aimed at the practical over-the-board player who wants to improve his or her handling of rook endings, by far the most frequent type of ending. The book is divided into four main sections: basic rook endings, rook endings with pawns on one side of the board, rook endings with pawns on both sides of the board and double rook endings.

The Survival Guide to Rook Endings by John Emms () [John Emms] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New copy. Fast shipping. Will be shipped from US/5(10). The Survival Guide to Rook Endings John Emms Rook endings occur in about 1 in 10 of all chess games Written and checked using modern software and tablebases The author is a battle-hardened chess professional About the The Survival Guide to Rook Endings book Gambit Publications is passionate about creating innovative and instructive chess books, suitable for all standards of player.

In The Survival The Survival Guide to Rook Endings book to Rook Endings, John Emms captures the essence of rook endgames and provides it to the reader, headache free." - Josh Specht, "If you didn't purchase this book first time around then I think you missed out.

Rook endgame knowledge. Contents Symbols 5 Bibliography 5 Foreword 6 Introduction 8 1 Basic Rook Endings 9 King and Rook vs King (Delivering Mate) 9 Rook vs Pawn 10 Rook vs 2 Pawns 14 Rook and Pawn vs Rook 16 Rook and 2 Pawns vs Rook 29 Exercises 39 2 Rook and Pawn Endings (Pawns on One Side of the Board) The Survival Guide to Rook Endings The first chapter deals with the essential theory of basic rook endings, including rook vs pawn(s) and rook and pawn(s) vs rook.

I've tried to make this chapter as concise as possible, as all of this material has been covered very well and in great detail before. John Emms provides the essential specific knowledge and explains the key concepts that will enable readers to find the right plan in most common types of rook endings.

* Rook endings occur in about 1 in 10 of all chess games * The author is a battle-hardened chess professional * Written and checked using modern software and tablebases John Emms is one of England's strongest /5(9).

Further, Survival Guide to Rook Endings covers much more material than that required for mere 'survival'.

Coverage extends well beyond an introductory level - I doubt I will need another rook book (though to be fair I am only a club player)/5. Free 2-day shipping.

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When you buy from Chess House, you get easy access to parts so your set is always playable.5/5(1). Survival Guide to Rook Endings John Emms For all chess-players - from beginners to grandmasters, and whatever their style of play - one thing is certain: rook endings will arise in.

The Survival Guide to Rook Endings eBook: Emms, John: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Best Sellers Prime Video Help New Releases Books Gift Ideas Gift Cards & Top Up /5(9).

A couple of interesting books specifically on rook endgames are John Emms' The Survival Guide to Rook Endings and Edmar Mednis' Practical Rook Endings. None of these books is particularly easy, but if you get out a board, and play through the examples as you read, you should be.

Similarly, the book as a whole is relatively short, at about pages. This, however, is a virtue, as any reader who has tried to wind his or her way through Reuben Fine's Basic Chess Endings could tell you. In The Survival Guide to Rook Endings, John Emms captures the essence of rook endgames and provides it to the reader, headache free.

Further, Survival Guide to Rook Endings covers much more material than that required for mere 'survival'. Coverage extends well beyond an introductory level - I doubt I will need another rook book (though to be fair I am only a club player).

Perhaps very strong players would find this book too basic but I have seen a big practical benefits from /5(12).

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The rook is my favourite piece and rook endgames occur the most. I want to become a true master in rook endgames but I've hit a brick wall.

I've nailed the Silman's Beginner to Master course endgame book, but I found it a bit basic. I've tried Youtube to extend my knowledge on rook. Rook endings are still officially the most common so it makes good sense to learn something about them.

Endgame books, generally speaking, aren’t as attractive as books on openings to the average player but it’s refreshing to note the sober title; this is indeed a survival guide and not a rash claim to be able to ‘force a win’ or ‘win brilliantly’ (or anything piece of opening-book.

The Survival Guide to Rook Endings The first chapter deals with the essential theory of basic rook endings, including rook vs pawn(s) and rook and pawn(s) vs rook.

I've tried to. GAMBIT KINDLE E-BOOKS Available for the Amazon Kindle (also runs on iPad & computer) The Amazon Kindle is a convenient e-book reader that enables the instant download and storage of electronic books from the huge bookselling site Amazon.

The Kindle can be purchased from Amazon. The Survival Guide to Rook Endings John Emms: $ £   Essential Chess Endings: The Tournament Player's Guide - download book The Survival Guide to Rook Endings The first chapter deals with the essential theory of basic rook endings, including rook vs pawn(s) and rook and pawn(s) vs rook.

The Survival Guide to Rook Endings, John Emms, Gambit. ISBN (Reissue of book by Everyman Chess, with corrections.) An in-depth book for rook and pawn endgames. Practical Rook Endings, by Victor Korchnoi, Olms. ISBN An introductory chapter on fundamental positions followed by detailed.

I note that Emms' new re-issue of Survival Guide to Rook Endings has been checked with the tablebases. Are there any significant changes or serious analytical errors discovered compared to. Download Comprehensive Chess Endings Volume 5 Rook Endings.

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Cezucunani. Greetings, Practical Rook Endings by Mednis is a short (72 pages!) but very clear book on rook endgames. There will be a new edition of The Survival Guide to Rook Endings by Emms (ISBN: ) coming out at the start of March It's more comprehensive than Mednis' - but I'd probably prefer to have both.

Howell's Essential Chess Endings also covers these amongst others. A book to guide you in the considerations involved in choosing your openings - the title says it all.

See also my blog articles-Chess Openings Resources for Beginners and Beyond and Good Chess Openings Books For Beginners and Beyond.

Pandolfini's Endgame Course. "The Survival Guide to Rook Endings" by John Emms. The Survival Guide to Rook Endings The first chapter deals with the essential theory of basic rook endings, including rook vs pawn(s) and rook and pawn(s) vs rook.

I've tried to. Buy Secrets of Rook Endings 2nd Revised edition by Nunn, John, Martin, Denis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).

Now I'm on the rook section in Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual and recognize a couple of positions from Emms' Survival Guide to Rook Endings. I know Emms-Riemersma like the back of my hand at this point since it looked like a very important position to get down, both the actual game continuation and the sidelines where either white draws or black wins.

Can you please specify which is the best endgame books dealing with ROOK ENDINGS. I'll mention some: * Starting Out: Rook Endings (). Chris Ward, Everyman Chess. * The Survival Guide to Rook Endings, John Emms,Everyman Chess.

* Practical Rook Endings, by Victor Korchnoi, Olms. Fundamental Chess Endings by Müller and Lamprecht (Gambit) is detailed if a little dry, and The Survival Guide to Rook Endings by John Emms (Everyman) is useful and practical.

John Michael Emms (born 14 March ) is a chess player who has earned the rank of International English player was the captain of the English Olympiad team. He tied for first in the British Championship. In Octoberhe also coached a woman's team in the 36th Chess Olympiad in Calvià, Majorca.

He is also a prolific chess y: England. I have some of those books and am past page on Survival Guide to Rook Endings already. I'll have to read the rook section in Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual to round out the three weeks dedicated to rook endings. A good intermediate step between Chess Endings Made Easy and Korchnoi is the rook endings chapter from Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual (and preferably the 2nd edition, since there were some changes in that chapter).

My basic source for rook endings (originally somewhat randomly chosen) has been Emms' Survival Guide to Rook Endings. The Lucena position is one of the most famous and important positions in chess endgame theory, where one side has a rook and a pawn and the defender has a rook. It is fundamental in the rook and pawn versus rook the side with the pawn can reach this type of position, they can forcibly win the game.

Most rook and pawn versus rook endgames reach either the Lucena position or the. Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book (Speelman) Modern Chess Analysis (Smith) Most Valuable Skills in Chess (Ashley) Ruy Lopez: A Guide for Black (Johnson/Jonannesson) Secrets of Positional Chess (Marović) The Survival Guide to Rook Endings (Emms) How to Play Dynamic Chess (Beim) World Champion at the Third Attempt /5(4).

The Tarrasch rule is a general principle that applies in the majority of chess middlegames and endgames. Siegbert Tarrasch (–) stated the "rule" that rooks should be placed behind passed pawns – either yours or your opponent's. The idea behind the guideline is that (1) if a player's rook is behind his passed pawn, the rook protects it as it advances, and (2) if it is behind an.The Saavedra position is one of the best known chess endgame is named after the Spanish priest Rev.

Fernando Saavedra (–), who, while living in Glasgow in the late 19th century, spotted a win in a position previously thought to have been a draw. This is among a minority of positions where king and pawn can win against a king and rook, and one of the most famous examples.