Queen and Pawn Endings

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Author: Averbakh, Yury Lvovich (1922- )

Year: 1975

Publisher: Chess Digest

Place: Dallas


vi+137 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original green boards with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. Translated by K P Neat. (Lusis: 1108) First American edition.

This is the second volume of Averbakh's great classic series on the endgame. The original Russian edition quickly established a world wide reputation - these are the endgame books that Fischer had sent to him for use during his World Championship match. Te English translation has been updated and is by far the most complete work on queen and pawn endgames published. Every one of the 268 examples has its own diagrams, in conjunction with the detailed contents list, make it easy for the reader to find any particular type of position.


Light rubbing to extremities. A very good copy in a very good to fine dust jacket.