If one were to do a survey of club and tournament players to determine which areas of the game they feel that they are weak in, there is little doubt that most would admit to poor endgame play. However, while these players would happily spend an afternoon looking at the latest variation of their favourite opening, few spend any time at all studying the endgame. 'Endgame books are just too boring,' they would say. Not this one! Here International Master Neil McDonald provides a fresh approach to endgame, concentrating on practical aspects that all players will find useful.