Some Basics about Pawns Endgames (+ Video)
The Battle is about to start... wait, where is Black King? :)

Some Basics about Pawns Endgames (+ Video)

FM michechess89

Almost every ending can be simplified and transpose to a pawns endgame. That’s why we consider this knowledge extremely important for players wanting to improve at Chess. Today we analyze some basic and essential positions, along with rules, maneuvers, and principles about this material relation. Hope this helps!


Pawns Endgames: some rules, principles, and basic theoretical positions

I invite you to subscribe. I will be uploading instructive videos for players who want to improve at least every Monday.


Some of the themes mentioned in the video

  • Rule of the Square
  • Opposition
  • King and Pawn vs King
  • 6th Rank Principle
  • Outside passed pawn
  • Critical Squares (in King and Pawn vs King and Pawn)


Good luck to everybody, and take care!!!

Stay home as much as possible.



If you liked this you can follow me by clicking on the right side at the top of the post (or bottom of the post in cells). I will be posting things like this often.

And if you think this is going to be helpful for your friends, share it with them.


Partner Website (Strongly recommend this)

GM Avetik Grigoryan’s Blog

They are a group of GMs writing and producing great content for us.

The last post in their blog is about mistakes and how to accept them and deal with them... very nice!

I subscribed and became a PRO Member.