Originally published at the beginning of the 20th century as part of a series for chess improvers on all phases of the chess game, this little book contains examples of pawn play in endgames that inexperienced and club players will greatly benefit from studying.
With more than 100 well-chosen positions, the authos ilustrates varios types of pawn play as it is conducted in chess endgames of all kinds. With an improved understanding of this crucial element of endgame play, the student will make fewer costly mistakes of the type that looks simple or even trivial.
This volume is a great step for those students who have worked on the other books in this series: "Chess Endings for Beginner" by J.H. Blake and "Selected Chess Endings", also by Cunnington.
The material has been reexamined, reanalyzed, and edited by FIDE Master Carsten Hansen.
About the author:
Rev. Edward Earnest Cunnington (1853-1942) was a prodigious author with many beststelling books to his credit, and many of these books went through several editions and countless reprints, some 50-60 years after they were first published.
FIDE Master Carsten Hansen is the author of more than fifty books on all phases of the game.