Fear of knight endings

Fear of knight endings

achja
achja
Apr 18, 2016, 12:38 AM |
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Knight endings can be very difficult. The knights can jump around, unlike any other chess piece, and especially when there's lots of passed pawns involved, the calculations can become a mental (k)nightmare.

A few weeks ago I wrote about a painful loss in a knight ending.

In the mean time I had some draws in knight endings, and today I did better. My opponent again had a queenside pawn majority, but my king was more active.



Stockfish analysis of the game :



For further reading :

https://www.chess.com/blog/achja/converting-advantages--knight-endings

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two_knights_endgame