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re the possibility of Kc7 as white K attempts to reach the pawn, the white K can reach c5 and then use the pawn on b4 to dislodge the black K by playing b5 followed by b6+ (the black B can't prevent the pawn from reaching b6 because the white N controls the b3 square)
The example given in this lesson about King activities; ones White Kxa4 Black K b7 not moving (instead of that Rg2 ??)What if Black Kc7 ! Can you help me pls ??Iwant white win the game ;))
Minute 5.04 in this video and min.10
Mr. Rensch it was simply brilliant. Maybe even i will win some end games now :-). Thank you very much man!
I learnt a lot, thanks.
LOL! You're welcome!
Mr. Rensh sir, I just watched and of course listened to my first video of yours.
The Endgame is definitely my weakness for that is where I struggle the most. The video I just watched was the 4th video on Endames. It taught me a few things that I will not forget.
Question: at 2:56 in the video, doesn't Kf5 for black win outright?
Thank you Daniel! It was a nice insight...
Thank you very much for sharing this.
Thanks to all for enjoying this series...
Man, watching this entire "Everything You Need..." series makes we realize how much more I wish I'd covered - BUT 15 minutes was our goal...
Anyway, hope many of you watch the other videos on the site!
great video! thanks.!
I love the energy you have when speaking.
Just excellent. Great videos. They provide a very helpful precis for the novice and (i imagine) a thorough summary for the mid level player too.
Very nice video...
the comment puzzles are nice too.
very short, infomative and to the point. nice
by IM Daniel Rensch
Your journey continues today! IM Rensch leads us into the final stage of chess with a few goals in mind: Understand the power and important role your King plays in the endgame; recognize and execute the power of your passed pawns; understand that in all "roughly equal" endgames, those two factors will often dictate your results. Oh, and push, push, push your passed pawns!
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IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
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