Weekly Endgame Column #8

Lund 2018: Black to move and win.

This week I shall follow up on last week’s column with a knight vs. bishop endgame with focus on the shortest diagonal in front of the pawn. I shall also present a study of my own, with solution to follow next week.

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Book Presentation at the Marshall Chess Club

Don’t miss my book presentation of Sharp Endgames at the Marshall Chess Club next Tuesday, December 5, at 7pm.

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Sharp Endgames From Giri-Rapport, Fide GP 2017 (1)

Giri-Rapport 2017. Position after 47…Nxd1. White to move and win. Play the position against a chess engine with 10’+30” Fischer time, corresponding to level 3 in my book.

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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Purchase a Signed Copy of My Books

Sharp Endgames was released on November 2nd, 2017. The book before that was The Secret Life of Bad Bishops (2014). If you live in the US, you can now purchase a signed copy (with an inscription of your choice) of these 2 books through my homepage, and I will mail them to you.

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Book Presentation at the Marshall Chess Club

Sharp Endgames Book Presentation

On December 5th 2017, I will present my recent book Sharp Endgames at the Marshall Chess Club in New York. The lecture starts at 7pm, and ends with book signing and sale. See detailed information in the attached brochure.

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