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Lev Alburt, Nikolay Krogius the prestigious Chess Journalists of America Book of the Year award for , Just the Facts! boils down all. Lev Alburt, three-time United States Chess Champion, is one of the most sought- after chess teachers. Bibliographic information. QR code for Just the Facts!. Just the Facts by Lev Alburt, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Daniel added it Sep 08, Craig marked it as to-read Oct 22, I’m finding that I remember the material and have put it to good use in club and tournament play–where albirt counts! Grandmaster Nikolai Kroglus is a famed endgame expert, and a renowned trainer and chess psychologist so highly valued that World Champion Boris Spassky, in his defense against Bobby Fischer, insisted on Krogius as a special coach. Unlike opening variations, endgame knowledge is immutable.

That means that for all the volatility of the opening which is where the majority of chessplayers direct their study attention and the middlegame, [if and] when that chess game you’re playing reaches the endgame, a great amount of guesswork concerning what plan and moves should be made has been eliminated due to the immutability of the endgame principles.

Winning Chess Endgames: Just The Facts – Lev Alburt & Nikolay Krogius

To ask other readers questions about Just the Factsplease sign up. You can even pull yourself out of the steely jaws or a “certain” defeat The best news is that you don’t need to memorize thousands of positions, but only a few carefully selected ones. Shariat added it Aug 19, Brian Schartz marked it as to-read Jan 10, And the endgame is the last lap of the race. Allan Fisher rated it really liked it Nov 08, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Alexander Fontana marked it as to-read Sep 27, Let’s get one thing straght about this series by Alburt et al: Stevev marked it as to-read Feb 26, Paul Cannon added it May 26, It was clear that I had to learn to understand chess, in stead of merely calculating moves.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Accurate opening play can be satisfying, and combinations in the middlegame are exciting.

Nothing more clearly separates chess master from chess wannabe than winning endgame play. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

One person found this helpful. Mahmoud Ahmed marked it as to-read Apr 10, From Beginner To Master. The authors cannot contain themselves long enough in the pages before splashing someone’s biography complete with their availability for lessons, their rates, their ‘phone numbers and what they had for dinner last night!

Ulrich Markmann added it Jun 08, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Rabee Niami marked it as to-read Jun 20, Other books in the series. Customers who bought this item also bought. Some critics say that the analysis is sometimes incorrect.

Grandmaster Lev Alburtthree-time US Champion and former European Champion is one of the world’s most sought-after chess teachers, famous for providing aspiring players easy access to master-level ideas.


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Just the Facts : Winning Endgame Knowledge in One Volume

Jerry rated it really liked it Feb 28, Kevin Larsen marked it as to-read Oct 03, Dustin Sellon marked it as to-read Jul 26, So the question was how to make forward progress??? Open Preview See a Problem? You should also keep notes on the endgame material classifications such as a “rook-and-knight-versus-rook-and-bishop” endgame and their page numbers.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Mike marked it as to-read Feb 03, Young rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Matt rated it really liked it Dec 02, Good basic endgame knowledge presented in a straightforward manner. Krogius trained a famous and dominant generation of Russian grandmasters.

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Bret added it Dec 29, With that said, and since I have carefully studied this book jush TWO different periods in the past days May-August, [3 months] and January-March, [2 months] I feel it necessary to present to Amazon. Lists with This Book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Endgame knowledge is very necessary!!!