This easy to read and understand book tells young players how to play the Endgame better. It is written in a format designed specifically for young players and is illustrated throughout with many great diagrams and cartoons to keep interest high. Young players will learn how to make the most of the few pieces left and how to get an extra queen. They need to practice basic checkmates and this book will show them how. First published in 1997 in Great Britain and recently reprinted in the United States in 2009 this book is one of three in a series designed for young players. The other two are Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middle Game and Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame. Each book in the series uses clear language and lots of fun diagrams to help the reader-- with cartoons to brighten the mix. Your young player will love all three books. You can buy individually or as a combo to save money.