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Need a list of strategical endgame books
Hi guys ...after playing few tournaments and losing to 2200 and 2300 players in the endgame i now realise that 2200> players are very good at strategical endgames and i want to improve in that area so...

Started 09/03/12 at 05:17:19 by raja
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By: chk
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Endgame training online
In recent years, the amount of material available on the net has considerably increased. Added to the traditional articles, you have interactive websites to train your routine tactics (Chesstempo, ......

Started 07/08/14 at 16:52:09 by nocteus
14 6657 Last Post 12/16/14 at 02:20:25
By: tommyg
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is this checkmate? i am silver.
My last move was my rook near the brown king. He has no place to move to. If he does he is moving into a check postion. Is this checkmate

Started 12/09/14 at 23:55:51 by brucerryork
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By: HgMan
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Is this a win or a draw?
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Is This a win or a draw??
Both player were in time trouble...The game countinued
[pgn][Event "National Sub-Juniors Chess Championship"]
[Site...|/pgn]

Started 08/09/14 at 05:19:08 by chandrashekharkoravi
4 1753 Last Post 08/10/14 at 07:01:08
By: Vass
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Endgame classification
I was just looking for certain R + 4 v R + 4 endgames with a passed a-pawn, and couldn't really find it here. Apart from a lot of Poghosyan's threads it is difficult to know which endgames are discuss...

Started 05/10/14 at 22:30:29 by GMTonyKosten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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ECE volume 2, 2nd ed
Hello endgame lovers.  I just received the newly published second edition of the Encyclopedia of Chess Endings v2 (rook + pawn endings), and I am very pleased to see that some of the analysis done in ...

Started 01/25/14 at 03:42:44 by proustiskeen
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By: proustiskeen
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Damjanovic-Fischer, Buenos Aires 1970 (ECE5 1210)
Another error in ECE5.  Fischer won, but needn't have.
[pgn][Event "Buenos Aires"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "1970.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Damjanovic"]
[Black "Fischer"]
[R...|/pgn]

Started 02/26/14 at 06:09:24 by proustiskeen
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good endgame course
Is there any good endgame course like pandolfini's endgame course...What do you recommend?

Started 11/26/13 at 08:17:28 by chandrashekharkoravi
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By: ErictheRed
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published B/N/P endgame - a better way
From Endgame Secrets #10 and Fundamental Chess Endings 5.30. Neither book finds a win for White, but both go through a long analysis starting with 1.Ne4. Apparently they (not sure about Beliavsky's [i]Winnin

Started 02/18/14 at 20:07:02 by erasmus_b_dragon
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By: erasmus_b_dragon
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Endgame training - suggestions for further materia
Hello,
I've started some endgame training with a club friend. We do it ~ once per week for 2-3 hrs. Basically, we pick positions out of endgame books, pick a color at random and play the position...

Started 01/07/14 at 13:45:25 by hicetnunc
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By: trw
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Exotic Endgames
With my style in corr-chess , I get exotic endgames above average ,but I find no books to study them
How can I do ( I am IM ICCF )?
I am specially interested by the endings Q vs R+N ,
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Started 08/28/13 at 16:31:53 by vallescure
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By: brabo
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RR + 3 -v RB + 3
Does the panel think that in general R + R + fgh against R + B + fgh should be a win?
I had this in a recent game (something like W: Be3 Ra7 P f2 g3 h4 Kg2: B R c8 e8 Kg8 P f7 g7 h6).
As it ...

Started 04/17/13 at 23:57:08 by IMJohnCox
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Mastering Complex Endgames by Naroditsky
Just bought this book, and am about to return it. I am sure it contains a lot of good analysis, but I have to confess frankly that I am unable to overcome my disgust at seeing certain things in a book...

Started 04/10/13 at 15:11:56 by ReneDescartes
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By: Glenn Snow
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Pawn study by a ten year old
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Farid Aslanov
Agshin Masimov 50 JT 2012, honorable mention
White wins
This is a nice study of the over the board U9 world champion 2011. The judge...

Started 07/26/13 at 07:22:19 by Lovuschka
3 2838 Last Post 08/03/13 at 07:11:52
By: Lovuschka
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Benoni Endgame
I've been working through Marian Petrov's book on the Benoni and thought this was instructive.  Goes to show that White's e5 advance can still be strong in the endgame.  The moves are from an actual g...

Started 07/11/13 at 20:56:40 by LeeRoth
3 2180 Last Post 07/24/13 at 19:27:53
By: Benoniac
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Typical endgame structures
I have created a database to study typical endgame structure, but it is not that easy to find sources on it. On the contrary, there is plenty of books on theoretical endings with reduced material (Rvs...

Started 03/08/13 at 12:46:40 by nocteus
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By: LeeRoth
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"Just the Facts"
I've been going thru Lev Alburt's endgame book "Just the Facts" and have found the material excellent and easy to digest (Jacob Aagaard's comment that the book has too many stupid mistakes is ridiculo...

Started 06/11/13 at 05:38:03 by Anonymous3
1 1707 Last Post 06/17/13 at 22:49:40
By: Benoniac
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Chess Expertise Step by Step: Vol. 4, by Grivas
I did a review of this DVD for ChessCafe last month, and the author replied:
http://www.chesscafe.com/cbcafe/cbcafe46.htm
I'm interested what people think about the question of who is quali...

Started 06/01/13 at 03:12:05 by DrKibzwang
1 2709 Last Post 06/01/13 at 05:42:04
By: fling
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That Reti study.....
I was recently reading 'Technique in Chess' by Gerald Abrahams, and two things struck me.
First, he says that the famous Reti study (W Kh8 Pc6, B Ka6 Ph5) arose in a game in Berlin in 1921, and t...

Started 12/18/12 at 10:23:26 by IMJohnCox
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By: Plyo
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Practical Knight Endgame 4 pawns vs. 3
Knight endgames 4 pawns versus 3
Pawns on one side of the board.

1.Introduction
The theory of knight endgames involving two or more pawns on each side is somewhat limited. The best sources in my opinion ...

Started 12/23/10 at 23:01:10 by micawber
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