11. Feb, 2021

Endgame strategy

No part of chess repays study more than the endgame. The endgame starts when the forces are so reduced that making attacks are no longer worth trying; mates are possible but only through the victim's overlooking them. As a main objective, that of mate is replaced by pawn promotion - CJS Purdy Guide to Good Chess

Diagram - White to move (a) Rb7+ or (b) Kf4 or (c) h4

       Play the game

* Another ChessWorld conversation during a game between 2 American players.

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