Chess Endgame Puzzles. Collection of instructive puzzles from chess endgames.

Chess Endgame Puzzles

Collection of chess endgames puzzles     In this post you can find ChessEndgames.net collection of instructive chess endgames puzzles. We choose puzzles from classical chess endgames, chess studies and practical chess games.  Puzzles are updated periodically, new puzzles are added, some of old puzzles may be excluded. We have included some very easy puzzles, […]

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RMP-565

  When his king is in an unenviable position on the eighth rank, Black still can avoid to lose, if he directs his king and rook to control the intersection of the bishop and rook on the seventh rank (Szen) . Although his king is on the sixth rank, and enjoys the bishop’s shield from […]

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B-767

  When connected pawns are not blocked, of crucial importance will be how far they have advanced, on which files they are located, as well as the relative position of bishop with respect to pawns. The fundamental strategic rules that must be observed by both the stronger and weaker side will be explained in the […]

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B-527

  A very instructive position also arose in the endgame Paulsen – Metger ( Nürnberg, 1888 ) . White was forced to place the bishop on a7 in order to prevent the penetration of the black king on a8, but he still has to complete the other half of the job. That is, he can […]

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P-199

  A very instructive study on the theme of breakthrough was composed by Godes and Averbakh in 1955. It appears that White is hopelessly lost since the black king is too near his pawns, whilst the white king is tied down due to the “outside” passed pawn. However, White to move wins thanks to an […]

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P-54

2.4. King and Two Pawns versus King and One Pawn In endings with minimal material, one-pawn superiority is generally converted into victory – especially if the stronger side has a passed pawn. However, the term “generally” should be taken with great caution. The fundamental laws governing the game of chess are usually explained by rules […]

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