From this day on, I will post a weekly endgame column on my blog. The positions are from new and old games, and endgame studies are included as well.
This week: The knights inability to lose a tempo, and how to compensate for that.
V. Bron 1948: White to move and win.
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White to move: M. Liburkin 1935
Update: A lower rating level of 1500+ has been added to the quiz description!
Solution to the diagram can be found at the end of the blog post.
I have created an entertaining and educational chess quiz with 5 different types of exercises, lasting approximately 2½ hours in a team competition setting. Ideal for a fun evening at the chess club!
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The latest news about Sharp Endgames – my coming book for Quality Chess – is that it will hit the book stores on November 1.
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The work on Sharp Endgames is moving forward, and Quality Chess has added a description on their homepage. The book is to be released later this summer.
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My coming book on Sharp Endgames will be published later this year on Quality Chess. Danish GM Lars Bo Hansen has written an excellent foreword that does the book justice. You can read it here.
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I have added further exercises to my blog – 10 questions to The Scotch Endgame can be found on this page.
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I have created 3 videos below with features in Chessbase that I believe is important to optimize your work on chess. The short videos will focus on minor issues, but still crucial to your daily work on chess. As a Chessbase supporter for Danish chess players, I get a lot of these minor questions, and I thought: why not shoot a few videos to help people out there.
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17/2: updated with solutions!
The following 4 game fragments are all taken from Gata Kamsky’s games played in Moscow Open 2017. Kamsky participated for the first time and ended up with 7/9 points and 5th place. You can read the full Chessbase report on the event here.
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Many chess players think that the endgame with 2 knights versus pawn(s) is a waste of time. But I like endgames in general, and the challenge of this endgame as perhaps the most difficult there is, was enough to make me dig into the books.
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Welcome to my blog!
This is a short overview of the exercises you can find on my blog and try to solve. Click on the links to get directly to them.
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