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Really like the way you explain things. Keep up the good work.
@CrazyNorwegian - Yep, that seems to win also. Nice find.
Very instructive and very well done! Nice planning...
Great video Mike, thanks. At 18:11, does Kh5 also lead to a zugzwang? If the bishop moves off the short diagonal then a6 hangs, and as far as I can tell any other move lets the king break through.
I really get a lot out of your lessons. Your explanations which are just right for me (class B OTB). I love the endgame!
Good video, everything explained in simple & plain english.
thank you for telling me that.
Very instructive and exceptionally well explained!
Just one nit about the intro: "If you missed part 6, you saw a game..."
Good game, good descriptions, nice job. Thanks!
Great endgame technique
I love these series
by FM Mike Klein
In Part 6, FM Mike Klein was ahead a pawn and broke through on the opposite flank to create his second weakness. Today, he takes an equal position and attempts to win both sides of the board as well. Don't be afraid to transition into an endgame that you can't possibly lose, even if you're not sure you're winning. It's more technical than tactical, but so is the process of setting your chess clock!
Related: Part 6
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FM Mike Klein
Mike Klein began playing chess at the age of four in Charlotte, NC. In 1986, he lost to Josh Waitzkin at the National Championship featured in the movie "Searching for Bobby Fischer." A year later, Mike became the youngest member of the very first All-America Chess Team, and was on the team a total of eight times. In 1988, he won the K-3 National Championship, and eventually became North Carolina's youngest-ever master. In 1996, he won clear first for under-2250 players in the top section of the World Open. Mike has taught chess full-time for a dozen years in New York City and Charlotte, with his students and teams winning many national championships. He now works at Chess.com as the Director of Content.
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