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Bahr’s Rule, in King and Pawn endgame

Bahr's Rule, in King and Pawn endgame

Bahr’s Rule, in King and Pawn endgame: The rule will quickly help the defender or attacker about winning or drawing a game without calculation in the position where ram on rook file and outsider passer will decide about winning or drawing a game. Ram mean pawn blocked with each other. In simple terminology there are two pawns on rook file which are …

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Philidor & Lucena Position – Rook and Pawn vs. Rook

Philidor & Lucena Position - Rook and Pawn vs. Rook

Philidor & Lucena Position – Rook and Pawn vs. Rook: Most of us know Philidor’s position is ‘Rook and pawn vs. Rook’ but actually philidor has studied many endgame positions out of which there are three positions which are called philidor’s position. 1. Rook and Pawn vs. Rook 2. Queen vs. Rook 3. Rook and Bishop vs. Rook, Today we …

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King and two pawns vs King

King and two pawns vs King

King and two pawns vs King: Before starting, let me clarify you that this topic is for beginner level players only. Today, we will discuss the positions where you have 2 pawns while your opponent’s has no pawn. This is fairly simple but sometimes it’s not. We can distinguish those positions into 3 categories. 1. When you have 2 connected …

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Cat and Mouse Position in chess

Cat and Mouse in chess

Cat and Mouse Position in chess: Cat and Mouse in chess is very rich concept it is something in connection with torturing your opponent, in Jerry Silman words ‘ Do in ten what you can do in two’ as your opponent has no choice or he is in helpless position. He covered same concept for above 2200 elo players. Well …

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Pawn Race

Pawn Race

How do endgame specialists consistently win pawn races and trick their opponents even in the most hopeless-looking pawn endings? It is crucial to internalize the golden rule of pawn races: You should never assume that simultaneous promotion leads to an immediate draw. In the vast majority of cases, the side that promotes first can either win the queen, deliver checkmate, …

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Triangulation with your king

Triangulation with your king

Triangulation with your king: In order to learn triangulation you must be aware of the concept of Key Square and Opposition. What is triangulation? It is maneuver with your pieces or majesty to pass move or say it is maneuver by which you lose a tempo. In simple terminology by triangulation you get the same position with your opponent to …

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The Pawn Square Rule

The Pawn Square Rule

The Pawn Square Rule: Here the basic rule that help you to get better in pawn endings. It called ‘The Square Rule’ and sounds like this: ‘Every pawn has its square when it going to be promoted. If a King is inside this area he will catch this pawn. If a King is outside this area he will not catch …

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Opposition & Pawn Promotion

Opposition & Pawn Promotion

Opposition & Pawn Promotion: In our last column under this section we learned about key square. Today’s our topic is opposition but in relation with key square. This kind of understanding has more practical value. Opposition Opposition is directly connected with the key square. Keep two things in mind If you are on stronger side and you have opposition means you can …

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Do You Know About Key Squares?

Do You Know About Key Squares

Do You Know About Key Squares: Endgame study will help you to clear your basic concept about endgame as well as sharpen your calculation skills. Capablanca the great end-game player of the century has also suggested learning endgame first in his book chess fundamentals. What we will do is, first we will introduce concept and on the same concept we …

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Winning Method For Queen vs Rook

Winning Method For Queen vs Rook

Winning Method For Queen vs Rook: You can play the queen vs rook endgame for a win. In most situations the queen should be winning. The winning process can be divided into three steps. First: force the rook into a third-rank defense and break that down. The defender then has to opt for a second-rank defense. Second: play against the …

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