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I WISH I KNEW THIS INFORMATION WHEN I FIRST STARTED PLAYING CHESS !!! EXCELLENT KNOWLEDGE,THANK YOU FOR THE LESSON !
Awesome! :) Thank you, IM Rensch :)
I think Danny might have been in a grumpy mood...
"it's in your guts!" :-)
Much better explained than any book I've read on this topic.
great im learning lots from your videos - informative and fun - thanks very much
B1 is chinatown
very good info.Thanks!
Why did I wait so long to learn such a basic concept! Thanks
Thanks...eh...Papa Bear???...tonight I am going to study your king and pawn ending videos....like your cheery lecture style...
Nice clear explanation...Well done!
At 5:45, "There's no i-file."
Steve Jobs will invent one, and patent it.
Thanks, a clear and usefu video amplifying chess mentor's lessons. Will watch the nexr one soonl
very helpfull thanks!
gr8 one! hope I remember every point
Great video, this has solved a few problems for me :-) Thank You!
Good call Kolems! In Danny's defense, with King on the sixth, pawn on the fifth, you can sidestep with your king in either direction EXCEPT WHEN YOU ARE ON THE KNIGHT FILE. As you correctly point out if you move Kg6f6, and black responds Kg8h7, you can not make any progress without running into a stalemate. Your first move must be Kg6h6 !!
by IM Daniel Rensch
For Beginners: To build your endgame "muscles" you must start with King and Pawn Endings. IM Rensch's new video series will help you do just that! By starting with these basic King and Pawn positions, you will be able to work your way toward understanding and solving much more complicated puzzles. Opposition and "the Rule of the Square" are first on the docket. Do your best to solve each study as the video progresses and become the "King and Pawn Endgame Master" you were meant to be!
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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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