This week I shall continue the treatment of 2N vs. pawn. The knowledge from the second Endgame Column will come to use as you are encouraged to solve 20 exercises to get familiar with the 2 first phases:
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Don’t miss my book presentation of Sharp Endgames at the Marshall Chess Club next Tuesday, December 5, at 7pm.
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I have added a new page to my blog with 10 great tactical exercises.
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I have added a new page to the blog with positions and solutions from the 3 exercises presented earlier this week, all stemming from Giri-Rapport 2017.
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This week: introduction to the endgame 2N vs. pawn. We shall learn two basic steps: 1) change the front and 2) release the reserve knight to attack and mate the king.
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Round 1 of the ongoing Fide Grand Prix in Palma de Mallorca saw an interesting endgame between two world class players. I have worked with the endgame to show how I used and created material for my recent book on Sharp Endgames.
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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.
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