12644 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
buy a monthly membership for $4 at chesstempo.com . You would be able to practice all the chess engames you want. The higher rated you get, the problems get more difficult. I ran across the Lucena position today and I have work to do.
what is the difference between technical and general endgames?
A technical endgame is one you can find 'as is' solved in books (for example K+p vs. K, Lucena position, Philidor, etc.), while a general endgame is some endgame that happens OTB but you can't find the exact solution in a book (like N+4p vs. B+4p)
Silman's Endgame Course, It has saved my life in completely Lost Positions!!
Best book that helped me : Das 1 x 1 des Endspiels, original in German, don't know whether translated, see e.g. www.schaakboek.nl for at least 80 titles.
manfred according to silmans book, there are chapters for higher rated players. but i dont know if they are really that level or not, i stopped working somewhere in the middle for 1800 players.
But it definetly has chapter for experts and 2200 players up to 2400.
I havent looked at that part so i cant say if its really for such players .
to be honest i find his strategy for 1700 player way tougher than endgames for 1800 players. But probably that has much more to do that i never really studied strategy but endgames and tactics.
Shereshevskybl book is great if u can find it in English I actually used it to teach you guys, but mine is in russian Averbakh endgames books are great and very thorough anf of course Dvoretsky endgame manualbin book format or even on DVD, there are shortcuts shortcuts in chess Yoony, dont be afraid of the book being hard...
Open Challenge - Fischer Match Conditions
by FischerPsychology a few minutes ago
Most Feared Defences
by eaguiraud 2 minutes ago
2/7/2016 - Quick And Painless
by WillHua 10 minutes ago
star after name8j
by batgirl 14 minutes ago
Staunton Chess Set Acquisition Fascinating Knights
by goodknightmike 24 minutes ago
Are Ivory Jaques sets worthless?
by Jack_Burton 27 minutes ago
PRECISELY at the moment...
by pjreed86 31 minutes ago
The most interesting game of chess was played here in chess.com !!!!
by logozar 31 minutes ago
by slimcheffy 41 minutes ago
How much I love chess.
by ltristam 41 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!