Reuben Fine

Basic Chess Endings

Basic Chess Endings is considered to be one of the first chess books systematically looking into the endgame.

Recommendations

Basic Chess Endings is a monumental work, one of the most complete and authoritative on endgames in any language

—Cecil Purdy, in C.J.S. Purdy on the Endgame

Basic Chess Endings (BCE) is a book on chess endgames written by Grandmaster Reuben Fine. It was first published in 1941.