In Decision Making in Major Piece Endings former World Championship Challenger Boris Gelfand discusses his path to decision making in endgames involving rooks or queens, as well as the often neglected “4th Phase.” Countless games are decided by good or bad technique in such endgames, so readers are certain to benefit from the insights of a world-class Grandmaster on this vital topic.
Grandmaster Boris Gelfand has been an elite player for over 30 years, winning the World Cup, Olympiad Gold, the Candidates and many other top tournaments.
Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard is the only chess writer to win all the major awards for chess writing.
320 pages – Published (hardcover) 30 September 2020
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-78483-140-0
Reaction to previous volumes in the series:
In 2015 Positional Decision Making in Chess won the ECF Book of the Year award.
“The most interesting chess book I have read in the last quarter-century.” Mikhail Shereshevsky on Positional Decision Making in Chess
“Gelfand is very good – and very honest – at explaining which decisions he could calculate and which decisions he needed to take on the basis of judgment, and how he did that… It adds up to the type of book I love… I think this book has masses to teach any strength of player.” GM Matthew Sadler, New in Chess
“The most useful decision-making chess guide I have ever read.” GM David Smerdon
“A revelation.” GM Lubomir Kavalek
“Dynamic Decision Making in Chess is a wonderful book, one of the best of its kind.” John Hartmann, Chess Life