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Psakhis-Lerner 1986 curiosity
Psakhis-Lerner, Moscow, 1986, 1/2-1/2
I was going through this amazing endgame (see game PGN below)
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60...b3!
Here the annotator claimed that black can also draw with 60...a3 61.g7 b3 62.g8Q ...

Started 01/02/07 at 19:09:04 by Ptero
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Nakamura-Gelfand, ACP Rapid World Cup
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                          Nakamura-Gelfand
                        ACP Rapid World Cup
Position from a game played a few hours ago - White to move.
White should win here, right?
Here Nakamur...

Started 01/05/07 at 21:03:24 by OstapBender
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By: OstapBender
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Smirin-Shirov, ACP Rapid World Cup
Another endgame from the ACP Rapid earlier today:
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                            Smirin-Shirov
                     ACP Rapid World Cup
                            after 31...Ra5
Somehow Shirov won this ending (which I imagine shoud b...

Started 01/05/07 at 21:48:21 by OstapBender
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By: OstapBender
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Even Fischer blundered in pawn-endgames
The following position occured in Fischer-Letellier, Mar del Plata 1959

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8/8/p2k2p1/1pp5/P3KP2/1P6/6P1/8 w - -
Now white should play either 1.g4 or 1.a5
Instead he produced the terrible mov...

Started 12/10/06 at 20:23:13 by micawber
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Learning B + B + K vs K Technique Waste of Time??
This isn't really an important post, but I was just wanted to know if my basic opinion of two bishop checkmates is correct.  I think I have gotten my tactics up to around 1500 level and today I realiz...

Started 05/27/06 at 21:37:43 by Dinomike100
7 3051 Last Post 12/23/06 at 11:46:36
By: Willempie
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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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By: jarih
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1000 Pawn Endings
New book by Pinter called the above, I see. That's a lot of pawn endings! Anyone seen it?

Started 12/07/06 at 11:20:53 by IMJohnCox
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From the Opening to the Endgame - Mednis
Greetings,
It's been some years since I saw that book by Mednis.
I was wondering, however...
Are there any other openings/variations which transpose into the endgame, or at least the l...

Started 07/29/06 at 01:46:36 by Dragan Glas
11 7890 Last Post 08/06/06 at 13:29:46
By: Dragan Glas
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Endgames vs. Opening
I am now fully convinced of Capablanca's statement (at least attributed to him) that the endgame is the most important phase for class players to learn, with middle games and openings being learned in...

Started 07/23/06 at 19:38:54 by Dinomike100
10 4825 Last Post 07/24/06 at 23:52:56
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Endgames...
Hi everyone,
As I'm willing to improve a bit by myself my endgame knowledge (and practice), I'm looking for a *.pgn file (or other extensions) with many different types of endgames position I co...

Started 02/06/06 at 03:11:17 by fianchetto
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By: fianchetto
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Not the opening but PAWN ENDINGS, by Flear
I am a 2100+ player who has been a GOLD PLUS member for a few years.  I have a question for GM Flear.  I have read ALL of the Flear STARTING OUT books.  In PAWN ENDINGS, example 149 Durao-Lopez: in th...

Started 06/16/05 at 00:47:35 by mitfit
3 1991 Last Post 10/22/05 at 14:31:20
By: Fernando Semprun
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Poll: Endgame Poll
Okay,
It's been nearly two weeks, and nobody has responded to my last endgame thread.  Is it time to cut it out or do people still want them?  If we (I) continue, how can we (I) do better?   Or,...

Started 08/14/05 at 22:29:35 by Smyslov_Fan
9 3968 Last Post 08/16/05 at 16:51:41
By: kevinludwig
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Endings?!?
I know this is mainly an openings site, but not necessarily exclusively.  What about some coverage of endings?  It doesn't do you much good to get a great game out of the opening if you don't know the...

Started 08/02/05 at 02:15:05 by bckm
1 1437 Last Post 08/01/05 at 22:36:37
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual
I want this book! http://www.chesscafe.com/Reviews/books.htm
Does anybody know if it s available in the UK (I don't want to have to pay shipping from the US!)

Started 10/22/03 at 08:39:09 by alumbrado
3 2522 Last Post 09/05/04 at 09:06:07
By: Mortal Games (Guest)
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Basic Chess Endings
Pal Benko's revision of Fine's "Basic Chess Endings" is available.  It's nearly 600 pages long and completely updated.

Started 11/17/03 at 00:37:23 by Wwqlcw (Ex Member)
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Now for something completely different  Endgames
Has anyone at Chess Publishing considered having an endgame column?  Showing how to win / draw games where the GMs stop and class players don't understand why?    Shocked

Started 03/10/03 at 02:48:22 by Bilbo Baggins
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