Pawn Endings

Author: Averbakh, Yury Lvovich (1922- ) and Ilya Maizelis

Publisher: B T Batsford, Ltd

Location: London

Year: 1974



xi+318 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") issued in purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Translated by Mary Lasher from the Russian edition. (Lusis: 1106) 1st British edition.

Translation and revision of selections from Shakhmatnye okonochaniye edited by Yuri Averbakh, Moscow, Fizkultura, 1956-62 in 3 volumes. A revised and updated translation of the first volume of the Russian treatise. The examples have been renumber in a simpler form (than the Russian edition) with many new examples added; these changes are listed in a comparative index. This is the first volume in end game series by Averbakh.


Tape stains to paste downs, some sunning to covers. Jacket price clipped. A very good copy in a near fine jacket.

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