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which chess player was the best chess player in the end game

jrcapablanca_2
lasker2:capablanca3:karpov
karmester

Capablanca, in my opinion.

lime56

Smyslov was considered excellent. Rubinstein and Marshall also fine. Marshall has a reputation as a tactician but he played a good endgame. 

beginner7196

A lot of those old guys had adjourned games and could analyze the endgames with other masters overnight in order to save the game. The new guys don't have that luxury! 

Warrior_GOLD

Lasker?

Warrior_GOLD

I mean I think it’s Lasker

Bruno5979
beginner7196 a écrit :

A lot of those old guys had adjourned games and could analyze the endgames with other masters overnight in order to save the game. The new guys don't have that luxury! 

 

We don't speak of these games of course !

chamo2074

Carlsen

Warrior_GOLD

Carlson also good

chamo2074

The thing is with engines, Carlsen is deffo the best at endgames

Also no matter what Carlsen's way of winning drawn positions has to be him

12Knaves

For his time, Rubinstein was unbelievable in the endgame. Really unlucky not to be able to get a chance to challenge for the WCC due to WW1.

archaja

for me my hero Capablanca.

lime56

Its true that in the Smyslov era adjourned games were completed on a 'rest' day, so time for full analysis. However in Marshall and Rubinstein's day adjourned games were completed after dinner without any analysis. Such a practice was deemed unsporting !

GM1234567891011
Vinish is pretty good, but in my opinion raj ratnarak has the best endgames
mpaetz

     Capablanca. He won a couple R+4P vs R+3P (all on one side of the board) that were analyzed for years before it was proved that such endings are theoretically drawn. In all those years of magazine articles, improvements in otb GM games, new ideas in ending books, etc. many ideas and improvements were discussed, but no one was ever able to come up with an improvement on what Capablanca played.

thebully99

His name is Magnus Carlsen

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