Posts Tagged ‘chess endgames’

A Fine Book on Endgames

January 2, 2020

Question: What is the best book on theoretical chess endgame positions?

Answer: Reuben Fine’s “Basic Chess Endings” is an incredible manual for both fledgling and advance players. While I battled through this book as a beginner, my exertion was paid off with overall improved aptitude in the endgame. Some will feel the intermittent grammatical mistake or mistaken analysis is too distracting yet I believe it adds to the charm of Basic Chess Endings being written before the….

Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 51

November 24, 2019

White to move and win (mate in 13).

White to move and win (mate in 13).

GM Karsten Müller Breaks Down Endgames from Carlsen, Karjakin and Aronian

June 21, 2014

Today is the perfect day to learn from the chess games of Norway Chess 2014. GM Karsten Müller examines three key games of Karjakin, Carlsen, Aronian and Agdestein for your learning pleasure.

Chess Homework 2

January 12, 2013

The chess homework in section two is all about king and pawn endgames. I selected some of my favorite instructional problems of this kind and placed them in order of ascending difficulty. If your child is stumped by any of these problems he/she should seek out a Torres Chess and Music Academy teacher for an explanation.

2.1Difficulty: *

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2.2Difficulty: **

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2.3Difficulty: **

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2.4Difficulty: ***

Difficulty: ***

2.5Difficulty: ****

Difficulty: ****

2.6Difficulty: ****

Difficulty: ****

2.7Difficulty: *****

Difficulty: *****

2.8Difficulty: ******

Difficulty: ******

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