857 Endgame Studies is a best selection of 857 endgame puzzles created by famous composers. It is designed for intermediate chess players to learn unbelievable winning ideas in chess endgame. It will help you learn how to win the chess game where "impossible" to win and how to save it in a desperate position. The program runs on a Windows personal computer with a minimum screen resolution of 800x600.
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857 Endgame Studies for Windows, 419 KB
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• 857 Endgame Studies has 2 versions: the demo version and the full version. The demo version provides 57 chess endgame puzzles and the full version 857.
• All puzzles run in chronological order by publishing year. The demo version displays 57 puzzles from the year 1808 to 1899, the full version 857 from 1808 to 1986.
• The license price is $10.95 USD per computer (number of users on computer is not limited). If you buy a license for 857 Endgame Studies, you will also get free 1 PC license for Elo Calculator for FIDE upon your request.
• 857 Endgame Studies is distributed as setup wizard compressed into a single zip file. The licensee name is printed on the program title bars.
• The full version is compiled personally and delivered to the licensee via e-mail within 3 working days. The file size of the full version is less than 5 MB.
• The program is designed for intermediate chess players and chess masters to learn unbelievable winning ideas in chess endgame.
• The program is not intended for the chess beginner due to the difficulty level of the puzzles. The chess beginner may solve only few of them.
• The program includes best endgame studies of the following 215 chess composers.
• Learn from each chess puzzle. Analyze and learn the solutions for White and Black. Pay special attention to the moves marked as strong (!) and brilliant (!!) moves...
• The full version of 857 Endgame Studies provides more than 2000 winning ideas to learn. See below a program screenshot to read the meaning of the term "winning idea" used in this software.
• Below is a screenshot of Endgame 48 of the demo version of 857 Endgame Studies. This puzzle was created by Alexei Troitzky in 1896, White to move and win. To win, White must promote the passed pawn. Having solved the puzzle, you should learn the following 2 winning ideas. Idea 1 (1. Na3+): The knight sacrifice with fork and check to place the Black knight on a3, just away from the passed pawn. Idea 2 (2. d6): The pawn sacrifice to block d6 with a Black pawn to prevent the Black knight from occupying d6 on its run for the passed pawn. Having implemented the above 2 ideas, you shall promote the pawn.
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