Secrets of Pawnless Endings

By John Nunn

During this follow-up to his hugely winning booklet, "Secrets of Rook Endings" John Nunn turns his realization to endgames with no pawns. those happen strangely usually in perform and are tremendous tactical in nature. This ebook unites guy and computing device within the searh for final solutions. the pc databases created through Ken Thompson, previously of Bell Laboratories, can nation with simple task the proper results of any place with 5 items or fewer. John Nunn has extracted an important details from those databases and provided it within the kind of instructions and particular key positions, that are extra without difficulty digested through the human brain. With best video games these days being performed to a end in one consultation, this data could turn out priceless over the board. because the first version of this e-book used to be released, the databases for lots of six-man endings were created, leading to a few amazing and paradoxical discoveries. The assurance has accordingly been improved to incorporate the main attention-grabbing gains of those endings.

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