Chess Endgame
November 15, 2016
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Carlsen-Karjakin Game-3: Over 6-hour long battle!

What a game, what a marathon! :) Magnus tries to give his best on the subject which he knows the best, the endgame. He was firing Karjakin for almost 7 hours, but the latter proves that he is one of the best defenders in the world and he keeps the draw! (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • Category: Chess Endgame
    October 30, 2015
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    World Cup 2015 final: Karjakin vs Svidler – highlights Part-2

    If you missed the first part, you can check it out here.   Coming back to Karjakin - Svidler:   White must have entertained a similar thought process and must have decided on the option 23.Rd4 which must have appealed to him in his 'mind's-eye' (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • Category: Chess Endgame
    October 24, 2015
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    Corner Pawn Attack in Chess Part-2

    In the previous lesson, GM Levan Aroshidze gave you an introduction to the “Corner Pawn Attack” (CPA), along with a few examples from his own games. If you missed that, you can watch it now here. (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • July 25, 2015
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    Paranormal chess endgames with different-coloured bishops

    Generally, there are certain rules and principles that are followed in the endgame stage of a chess game. But in some cases, these rules might not be applicable. I think you can easily understand what I’m trying to say by looking at the example below: (more…)

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • Category: Chess Endgame
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