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Is this endgame completely won?
This endgame arises after the supposedly refuted Qa5 dragon. It seems like White is obviously better and the engines give him a pretty good evaluation (about 0.90+) however the only endgame I could fi...

Started 11/01/16 at 15:16:42 by AntonioAg
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By: Uhohspaghettio
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Poll: Can you win against a lone Rook with your Queen?
I am interested to know how many can actually pull this off. And the position is of course the hardest to win.
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S_F March 3, 2010

Started 03/01/10 at 18:26:07 by Rebel-Yell
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By: Grimmell73
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Bishop Pair vs The Exchange
[pgn][Event "7"]
[Site "Pau"]
[Date "1988.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Yannick Berthelot"]
[Black "Glenn Flear"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C30"]
[SetUp "1"]
[F...|/pgn]
An unbalances position has arisen straight out of the opening, in which with an open centre, Black has a pawn and the bishop pair for the exchange. Is it enough compensation?

Started 05/23/15 at 05:44:54 by Nordlandia
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By: Keano
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Best move for black kn this endgame
What would be the best endgame for black in this endgame. Black to move.
Here is the fen
1k6/5b2/1K6/8/8/8/8/5R2 b - - 0 1

Started 04/23/16 at 15:48:42 by Jackpotman
4 2365 Last Post 04/29/16 at 03:49:49
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Best endgame DVDs?
I don't get around to reading a lot of books lately, but watching a DVD can be combined with other things, so I was wondering what endgame DVDs are out there and which ones do you prefer? I'm particul...

Started 04/06/16 at 22:12:54 by niefpaarschoenen
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By: fling
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free endgame database download
does anyone know where to download for free endgame games database?
PGN or scid format only.
thanks!

Started 11/09/15 at 11:40:16 by codekiddy
2 2180 Last Post 01/12/16 at 06:12:31
By: Bibs
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Whats your favorites
Hi
Im doing a serie of strategic endgames on youtube for kids (in danish). So fare I have made 11 (app 5 - 20 min each). No real structure in how I select. Just endgames with instructive value an...

Started 12/22/15 at 18:13:10 by Larsen_fan
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By: Larsen_fan
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Endgame begins when no more double attacks?
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The author of My 61 Memorable Games wrote the following on page 738:
[color=#00aa00]"The endgame is not determined by the piece population.  The endgame begins when combinations based on the ...
[color=#aa0000]Question: How

Started 11/27/15 at 06:02:16 by GeneM
11 4928 Last Post 12/14/15 at 18:57:52
By: ReneDescartes
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Comparision of Comprehensive Endgame books
There are so many good endgame reference books available.
1. Encylopedia of Chess Endgames - Chess Informant
2. Comprehensive Chess Endings - Yuri Averbakh
3. Basic Chess Endings - Fine...

Started 09/17/15 at 18:11:24 by MM0621
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By: Jupp53
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Two new books from Karsten Müller
Understanding Rook Endgames (Karsten Müller and Yakov Konoval, Gambit Publishers)
Chess Endgames for Kids (Gambit Publishers)

Started 09/16/15 at 13:57:44 by MM0621
2 1987 Last Post 09/17/15 at 02:04:22
By: katar
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GM resigns in drawn K+P ending
Today at the Politiken Cup, Tiger Hillarp Persson (on move as White against Markus Ragger) threw in the towel in this position:
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Started 07/28/15 at 18:54:10 by kylemeister
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By: kylemeister
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Drawing-fortress vs. Bishop
We all know this one:
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Karsten Müller shows in one of his endgame-DVDs that the following also is a draw:
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At the same time he mentions that there are othe...

Started 07/12/15 at 06:24:32 by Klick
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By: Klick
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Lasker-Nimzovich, Zurich 1934
As I've said before, I know there's some pretty hot endgame analysts on this forum. This of course is a very famous knight endgame (I'm hoping someone can post the diagram I'm too stupid to learn how ...

Started 07/01/15 at 20:26:20 by IMJohnCox
2 1637 Last Post 07/02/15 at 15:10:01
By: Jupp53
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100 Endgames You Must Know
Any reviews of this book, yet ?

Started 07/04/08 at 14:44:32 by nyoke
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18 19131 Last Post 06/11/15 at 10:38:59
By: Dorado
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Dragon endgame - does White have winning chances?
Tal-Portisch
EUchT-2 Oberhausen 1961
1-0

Something li

Started 06/10/15 at 00:52:18 by MNb
5 2372 Last Post 06/11/15 at 05:26:07
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Three pawns and king vs only king
Hello there,
let us have the folloving situation: black is on the move and has 3 pawns and king. White has only king. Exists any placement of figures, where ending is a draw (ie. not win of black...

Started 05/11/15 at 12:37:22 by prcek
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By: prcek
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Queenside Pawn Majorities in the Endgame
Hello,
I'm searching for good examples for the power of queenside pawn majorities in the endgame for a training lesson I'm giving at my chess club. Since resources are limited we are self organis...

Started 04/13/15 at 13:53:39 by Pale Horse, Pale Rider
10 5226 Last Post 04/20/15 at 18:01:20
By: Pale Horse, Pale Rider
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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
6 4468 Last Post 03/16/15 at 19:49:43
By: Stigma
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White to win this endgame?
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I had this ending as White in a long play match against a stronger player. I proceeded to botch my winning chances and get a drawish position in which I ove...

Started 03/15/15 at 10:12:13 by DrSuage (Ex Member)
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By: DrSuage - Ex Member
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50 moves rule cancelled in iccf when TB is reached
Today I read on http://www.iccf-webchess.com/Message.aspx?message=557 that they decided to cancel the 50 moves rule when a tablebase is entered. To be able to do that they even had to change the statu...

Started 09/18/13 at 10:02:08 by brabo
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By: Keano
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