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Thanks for the great video!
"silmans complete endgame course".
i do not inderstand anything
In the final puzzle I was thinking Ke4 with the idea of 2. Kf5, but this won't work. See Daeru's comments for details (my idea just transposes to the line considered there).
@rasparovov If Kc1 or Kc2 then simply Kg1 or Kg2 maintaning opposition.
great video, Danny
Very instructive video!
Thank you, this was a great video. I've seen these kind of puzzles but I forgot.
Karsten Muller calls this idea 'the bodycheck' - with the voice of the terminator also it kind of sticks in your mind
In the second example after Kh1, what about Kc1 or Kc2?
this is a very good video, and I love the idea of out flanking. When i first saw the king go to a8 I thought u were crazy but in fact is an excellent move
yea nice thing to see ...horizontal opposition ..
nice video ..
Thank you, Great video !!!
Great video.I will need to watch it again!
kaustav_chess, 1.Kf6? Kb6 2.Kf5 Kb7 and now
3.Kf6 Kb6 or
3.Ke6 Ka6 or
3.Ke5 Ka7! black gets the opposition and holds a draw.
Simply the best. Rock on Danny!
by IM Daniel Rensch
In "Stage 4" we have officially crossed over from "learning" basic King and Pawn Ending ideas and patterns, to now "solving" difficult and advanced positions. IM Daniel Rensch starts us off today with a "Defensive Flanking" position, moves quickly into a more advanced example of the same technique, and we climax with a complex puzzle displaying the power of "Out-Flanking" your opponent...
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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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