Endgame books are fashionable! That's the first thought when a new and hefty book (544 pages) on the subject arrives. Glenn Flear is foremost known for his opening books, but this time he ventures into endgame. The result? At first sight, impressive. Clearly Flear has invested enormous amounts of time in preparing it. Welcome to a new type of endgame book. Forget those books which just recycle established theory. Forget those books which concentrate on fantastical studies. Grandmaster and endgame expert Glenn Flear has created an in-depth book of all endgames which feature either two pieces for each side, or two pieces against one - an essential area of the game that has never before been comprehensively covered in one volume. Why is this so important? Because these situations arise incredibly frequently in practical play. These are the endgames that matter. If you can handle such endgames well, your results will improve. This book shows you how.
- The most common endgames you will ever encounter.
- Examinations of material balances you will reach in almost half of your games.
- Over 500 pages of grandmaster advice and analysis, assisted by the latest computer software.
- 544 Pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Published: 2007