Rook Endings by Grigory Levenfish and Vasily Smyslov and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at Event “?” Site “Leningrad” Date “??.??” Round “?” White “Kopaev” Black ” Furman” Result “” ECO “C74” PlyCount “” EventDate “??.??” 1. e4 e5. Title, Rook endings. The Tournament player’s collection. Authors, Grigoriĭ I͡A︡kovlevich Levenfish, Vasily Smyslov. Publisher, Batsford, Original from.

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Interspersed with specific examples of Smyslov’s opening inventions were a number of sections documenting Smyslov’s other contributions to chess.

Rook Endings

Black has just played Well, it is if you’re one of the world’s top 15 players. Byrne – Fischer, U.

Allan Fisher sjyslov it really liked it Nov 06, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Vladan marked it as to-read Sep 03, Batsford first published The introduction to Sosonko’s chapter on Levenfish says, In the chess history of the last century, with its wealth of events and personalities, his name can be found only in footnotes.

It was at once a more fun read and a more instructive read as well. Rf4 is no help since Black can just ignore it.


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I quote the explanation from ny Chessbase site: The authors referred to them as “General Conclusions. Angela Maloney rated it it was amazing Jan rook endings by levenfish and smyslov, Julie Alfaro-santiago marked it as to-read Feb 05, A Rook and two connected passed Pawns generally win against rook endings by levenfish and smyslov Rook and passed Pawn. These “General Conclusions” are so informative that I always urge all of my students to go to the back of their copy of Rook Endings and study these through several times before actually beginning to study the book at its front.

In his last few years he came to me leenfish a stack of paper, the manuscript of his book on Rook endings, and asked me to check it.

Rook Endings by Vasily V. Smyslov

Paul Cannon added it May 26, In the event of an opponent’s far advanced passed Pawn being blocked by the Rook, playing for Zugzwang often becomes a factor.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Isolate the enemy’s King from your passed Pawn so that he cannot obstruct its advance. Ramesh Abhiraman added it Jun 09, This book was published in a unique format. The inferior side must try to rook endings by levenfish and smyslov Philidor’s position, the superior side must prevent it. Lucas marked it as to-read Oct 20, Return to Book Page.


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Smyslov recalls that early in his life, he was taught rook endings by levenfish and smyslov love of simple positions, endings and endgame smuslov from his father, who was a player of near master strength.

Use this method of defense in appropriate cases. Each one of those bullets requires further levengish and, along with brief examples in the concluding chapter, there are numerous detailed examples in the body of the book. Jovany Agathe rated it it was ok Nov 13, Newer Post Older Post Home. Published August 1st by B.