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Van Perlo’s Endgame Tactics, Expanded Edition, by G. C. van Perlo, New In Chess , Paperback, pp. $ ( Price. In his Preface to the fIrst edition of Van Perlo’s Endgame Tactics, W.E ter G.c. van Perlo’s life’s work would have such an enormous appeal to chess play. Van Perlo’s Endgame Tactics has 16 ratings and 1 review. Endgame Tactics shows the entertainment of real life tactics, and proves that chess endgames are.. .

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All the positions have a key point in the solution hidden – tap on the Solution button to reveal the answer. May 3, 8. Donald is currently reading it Mar 03, Well written, easy to follow.

Van Perlo’s Endgame Tactics: A Comprehensive Guide to the Sunny Side of Chess Endgames

The annotations are light and sometimes quite witty. Chuck marked it as to-read May 03, Brian Karen rated it it was amazing Mar 10, This fascinating and delightful book may not be the “best” endgame work ever written, but it’s probably the most enjoyable book on the subject.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. But he could have forcefully sacrificed both of his remaining pieces, a bishop and a rook, to reach stalemate!

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Imran Khan marked it as to-read Feb 24, Enndgame the winning factor for the judges was the sheer entertainment value. This is certainly not a book for folks who do not already have some understanding of basic chess endings.


Fully interactive chess books. A huge part of the book’s charm comes from the author’s writing.

Get to Know Us. You, too, can make the first step towards improving your endgame skills and beat more opponents by learning to love the endgame. Not so with this gem from Correspondence GM van Perlo, though! Positional Decision Making in Chess.

However, Loughran could have played the surprising 1. For those who are new to the book, it consists of a huge number of endgame positions which mostly involve some tactical nicety or niceties thus the book’s title – fine points which are often missed.

Paul Cannon added it Jul 18, And second, how to do this? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Maybe you can sell your old copy or give it as a gift, and then pick up the new one.

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Paul Britt added it May 29, Ger van Perlo was a Dutch chess correspondence grandmaster who collected endgame tactics for more then 30 years. Some of my favorite examples include: I would dispute those characterizations vam the value of endgame study vs. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kathy Haley added it Dec 18, But there is a lot of subtlety.

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Trivia About Van Perlo’s Endga By itself, the additional material would be a refreshing and useful endgame tactics book. Why is it that you usually look at only a couple of pages in any tactcis theory book you see?


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BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 11, Jon rated it it was amazing Jun 12, It would be great for customers, but it doesn’t seem like an economically viable or desirable model for publishers of dead, ink-stained trees. It cannot but help to improve your chess, painlessly, even enjoyably.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Federico Tizon marked it as tactisc Oct 08, It’s a great book, and one practically every chess player of whatever strength can and will enjoy, whether he is a fan of endgames or not.

In all there are a whopping fragments, 75 of which are official exercises included in the material new to this edition.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Edwin Meijer marked it as to-read Jan 31, Northland Group Chat alvincjj 17 min ago. As in traditional endgame texts, the positions oerlo divided by material pawn endings, queen endings, rook endings, minor piece endings and so on, with further subdivisions as appropriate and then often further divided by themes. And it is infectious.