Depth and Beauty (the chess endgame studies of Artur Mandler)

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Front cover

Pages 1-8 (title page, dedication, list of contents, introduction etc, acknowledgements)

Pages 9-28 (pawn studies)

Pages 29-42 (rook against knight)

Pages 43-57 (rook studies, parts A and B)

Pages 58-81 (rook studies, parts C and D)

Pages 82-94 (rook against knight and pawn on a2/a3)

Pages 95-115 (studies with other material)

Pages 116-128 (appendices)

Back cover

Study 3.38 has since been shown to be unsound (see British Endgame Study News, June 2007, page 366), and there are minor typographical errors in some of the sources (see BESN, December 2003, page 249).