Chess Endgames 1 Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Mueller
About the Chess Endgames 1 Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Mueller
Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw in the end because of a lack of necessary know-how. Such accidents can only be prevented by building up a solid endgame technique.
This is Karsten Mueller's first DVD and in it the grandmaster from Hamburg and endgame expert lays the foundation for acquiring such a technique. The first part of his training series can be started without any endgame knowledge, only a knowledge of the rules of chess is assumed. but for a lot of club players this course will be a welcome brush up as a glace on the content confirms.
The topics range from elementary endings such as mating with the queen, with rook and with two bishops and mating with bishop and knight. The DVD also teaches the fundamentals of pawn ending, knight vs. pawn endings, bishop vs. knight endings, queen vs. pawn endings plus knight and bishop endings, including endings with bishop of the same and of opposite color. Those who have always felt that studying the endgame from text books is to uninspiring and too arduous will enjoy this DVD and certainly profit from it.
Running Time: 5.5 hrs.