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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This week the subject is knight + pawn versus bishop. We shall have a look at positions where the shortest diagonal in front of the pawn is 4 or 5 squares.
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This week, we shall follow up on last week’s exercises. On the way, a couple of new important pawn endgames with 3 vs. 2 will be treated.
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I have added a list of the Weekly Endgame Columns for a better overview. Number 4 will appear shortly, you can find the list and overview here.
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This week, I will look into pawn endgames with 3 vs. 2 on the same side. In order to navigate through the positions, we shall deal with important 2 vs. 1 positions too.
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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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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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