Easy Endgames that People MESS UP - Endgame Concepts, Ideas & Principles

Easy Endgames that People MESS UP – Endgame Concepts, Ideas & Principles

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Planning for Victory (4)

“All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.”Sun Tzu Here is a common scenario we…

queen and pawn v queen

Queen and Pawn v Queen

My thanks to IM Paul Littlewood for posting this on Facebook. It’s Black’s move in this position from the recent game Awonder Liang (2587) v Santosh Gujrathi Vidit (2726) (Aimchess…

endgame for club players vol 2 with im mat kolosowski tcw academy

Endgame for Club Players Vol.2 with IM Mat Kolosowski [TCW Academy]

If you think simple rook or king + pawn endings are all there is to learn when it comes to chess endgames… You are WRONG! Endgames are the most technical…

fortress

Fortress

I reached this position (with black, to move) in an online rapid game against a much stronger opponent. Basic endgame theory is so important these days. Everyone should be aware…

g4 or not g4

g4 or not g4

Here’s another in my series of misplayed pawn endings for you. I reached this position in a recent online game. I had the white pieces and it was Black’s move…

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“What Say You?” The 1 Minute Challenge (48)

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer”Bruce Lee A quick reminder how it works: Have a look at…

knight against rooks pawn

Knight against Rook’s Pawn

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about endings where a knight was trying to stop a rook’s pawn. Coincidentally, the other day I reached this position with black (to…

What Kind of Test Is This?

What Kind of Test Is This?

Self Control – The Best All Natural Technique For Impulsive Behavior Treatment Impulsive habits is usually brought on by stress and anxiety concern, and stress. Excitement and also anxious sensations…

tactics are temporary endgames are permanent

“Tactics are temporary, endgames are permanent”

IM Kostya Kavutskiy The inspiration for the title of this post came from an identical tweet of Kostya I came across about two weeks ago. It was like an “Eureka!”…