Anthology of the bishop finals
There are very few good books dedicated to the bishop finals. The chess literature has played down their importance.
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There are very few good books dedicated to the bishop finals. The chess literature has played down their importance. If a statistical study were made between the number of games that end in a rook ending with those ending in a bishop end, although the former would be more numerous, the proportion between the number of games in which the respective endings are given It is less than the great abundance of books devoted to the end of the towers compared to the few devoted to the end of the bishop.
Since each bishop only has half of the squares of the board (those corresponding to the color on which it moves) at his disposal, the number of available moves can be so reduced that in the bishop's finals it is very common to find positions of zugzwang
This book contains a total of 120 finals among those undoubtedly the best in the history of chess. They are grouped into chapters according to the main strategic factor that characterizes each end. In the analyzes, which have been checked by computer programs, an attempt has been made to provide a didactic approach to help understand the most appropriate maneuvers for each type of position.
The study of these pages will be very useful for the tournament player, not only to learn specific techniques applicable to the bishop finals, but mainly to create the mentality that in the bishop finals it is possible to enjoy a complex game full of subtleties .
They are grouped into excellently structured chapters. COLLECT the best technical mechanisms to take advantage of a specific advantage in this type of end. VERY DIDACTIC. After each chapter we add a summary of the best maneuvers.
They have been reviewed with the help of three different computer programs. In many cases we have found ideas not analyzed, added variants and corrected analysis errors.
The author Jacinto Gil Sierra has collected for many years the best bishop finals played in games of teachers, and has studied them carefully with the help of computer programs. This book is the result of a careful selection and careful study, with the technical review of GM Alfonso Romero. Jacinto Gil is also the author of the book Antología de los finales de torre.
- Gil, Jacinto
- 16 x 23,5 cm
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