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Bird's rule - Can somebody explain it?
Several days ago, I learned a new rule in Pawn Endings, known as the "Bird's rule".In fact I didn't receive more information about this rule apart from learning about this rule through a lichess study...

Started 08/14/21 at 04:03:34 by Vishnu
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Schlechter - Walbrodt, Vienna 1898
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White to move and win.
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The double attack is the key to the ending in weak color complexes. Where there are no reserve Pawn moves a tempo m...

Significantly, the same en

Started 02/20/24 at 03:44:29 by an ordinary chessplayer
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How to learn endgames?
How do you approach studying chess endgames effectively?  Embarrassed

Started 08/27/23 at 02:32:29 by AndyFeng35
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By: Paddy
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Troitsky line?
Hi,
I have a question about the so-called ‘Troitsky line’ in the KNN vs. KP endgame.
As you know, in this endgame when the Pawn can be safely blockaded by a Knight on, or behind, a so-called...

Started 11/14/22 at 20:34:20 by Brackmar
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How to Play Chess Endgames Müller vs Hellsten
Hello, was just wondering before purchasing if anyone can comment on the pros and cons of the two books How to Play Endgames and Endgame Strategy.
Is it worth having both?
Which is more acce...

Started 08/23/22 at 21:33:30 by MVR
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K and P endgame, Morphy vs Lowenthal 1859
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Position after 32.Bxe5 in Morphy - Löwenthal, offhand game, London 1859.
This is from Fine (1941) Basic Chess Endings, no.191c, pg.162-163. The game ...

Started 02/20/22 at 10:25:21 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Carlsen is human too
Vacantly scanning the World Cup and thought, why not play over M.Carlsen - S.Martinovic (1:0) ?
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After 58...Bf8-d6.
I was somewhat surprised to see the e...

Started 07/16/21 at 20:26:44 by an ordinary chessplayer
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By: cathexis
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Dvoretsky’s FastTrack

Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual - FastTrack Edition
Edited by Karsten Müller & Alex Fishbein
Foreword by Ian Rogers
Russell Enterprises, 216 pages, 20$, September 2021
https://www.rus...

Started 06/29/21 at 07:18:20 by tracke
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By: tracke
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Controlled Vocabulary for endgames
I want to start one.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controlled_vocabulary
It's basically a tagging system where the tags are not spontaneous but defined in advance. I've been using spontaneous tags...

Started 04/08/21 at 13:19:21 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Pawns 3vs3
In the mid-90s I trained with a master who showed me an ending with each player having 3 pawns on the same side of the board.  I don’t remember the specifics which is why I thought I’d just ask you gu...

Started 03/28/21 at 16:51:45 by Sandman
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Benko's Endgame Laboratory/Chess Endgame Lessons ?
Are these two essentially the same? "Endgame Lessons" is expensive and rare. "Endgame Laboratory" is much more available. Setting aside price and availability - is either to be preferred ?
TIA,<b...

Started 12/30/20 at 19:11:12 by cathexis
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By: Paddy
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HHdbVI
I notice that version 6 of Harold van der Heijden's endgame database is recently available.
https://www.hhdbvi.nl/
It's a phenomenal resource. I have version 4, but skipped version 5, so I am goi...

Started 12/09/20 at 03:00:41 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Good Endgame Book for 1400-1500 player?
I was wondering if anyone has a recommendation for an endgame book for a player of 1400-1500 strength.  I'm mostly looking for:
a.  King and pawn endgames.
b.  General techniques for rook e...

Started 05/25/06 at 07:24:31 by Dinomike100
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Nunn‘s Endgame Exercises
Gambit Publications has announced another forthcoming book:
The Chess Endgame Exercise Book  by GM John Nunn
444 exercises, 192 pages; £18 / $23 / €24
October 2020
“All major types of endg...
http://gambitbooks

Started 06/15/20 at 17:28:48 by tracke
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Kasparyan Domination in 2545 EG Studies
I'm really enjoying this book. My only regret is that my copy is from Ishi Press. If I had noticed that before the purchase, I would have passed. Also, I'm reminded I should finish looking at Tattersa...

Started 07/06/20 at 03:07:47 by an ordinary chessplayer
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Endgame Manual - 4th Edition
Anyone have it?
I can't imagine too much has changed since the 3rd edition. However, if the blue ink is actually blue this time, I may pick up a copy eventually.
The blue print in the first editio...

Started 01/07/15 at 07:12:14 by Seth_Xoma
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Online Studies
Hi, I used to love Afek's weekly studies on Chessvibes. Unfortunately, since he stopped his collaboration - guess that it's not glamorous enough for Chess.com -, I've had a hard time finding a good re...

Started 05/12/18 at 07:51:45 by nocteus
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Theory of corresponding squares in pawn endgames
Is there a resource that can clearly explain theory of corresponding squares in pawn endgames ¿
I tried reading pawn book by Müller and the big tome by Аверб[c...

Started 04/10/19 at 00:53:49 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Jonathan003
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Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine
Has anyone tried this book, and how useful is it ¿ I saw that there is some reprint in 2018 but still descriptive notation.
Only algebraic edition is with Pal Benkö revisions from 2003. But this...

Started 06/09/19 at 20:53:32 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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queen vs. rook and pawn
Position after 48 Rxh4
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Müller & Lamprecht (2001): “If the pawn is on its original square or if it is a knight's pawn the position is drawn, as long as the attack...

Started 06/02/19 at 15:41:02 by Jonathan Tait
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