A series of posts dedicated to the endgame.
- The post that started it all: trying to remember some basic endgame theory.
- 19 positions you must know?
- How to mate with bishop and knight against king.
- Adjournments or quickplay finishes? If you want to play endings, which is better?
- Getting something out of an adjournment, even if it doesn't happen.
- A blogger experiences a sudden rush of pawn endings.
- Heading for a rook ending
- Nick Pert shows some endgame skills at the British Championships. GMs Gustafsson and Svidler suggest you don't bother learning any.
- Rook v pawn. Harder than you might think.
- Queen v rook.
BEFORE THE END:-
This is the end
- When I started this series I'd completely forgotten that I'd used the title for a post on October 2008. The comments to that old post are rather interesting, I feel.
KRB v KR
- Luke drawing with Kramnik at the London Chess Classic 2010 using the second-rank defence and an explanation of The Cochrane Position.
Why Study the Endgame?
- a puzzle, and question, from Jacob Aagaard.
Why Study the Endgame? II
- When you never get one.
Why Study the Endgame? III
- When there's so much of it.
- K&3P v K&2P
- KQ v KQ
Knowing What to Look For
- kings in the endgame: a handy technique to remember
- exchange minor pieces to get a rook ending?
- exchange rooks to get an opposite-colour bishop ending?
- want the bishop or a knight in an ending?
- head for an ending straight from the opening?
The Arkell Interview III
- Arkell on the endgame
Killer Endgames: A Review
- The Ginger GM's Endgames DVDs
Part I: DVD I contents and coverage of king and pawn endings
Part II: DVD II contents and coverage of rook and bishop against rook