# Complete Scotch #1:The Mieses Endgames

Learn the endgames that you will likely get in Danny Rensch's favorite opening!

You can't play the Scotch Mieses effectively without knowing the key Mieses ending! This course is designed to help familiarize you with the most commonly reached endgame positions through the Scotch Opening. From Opening Theory, to Middlegame Strategies, to converting into Endgame advantages, we have created a MUST-SEE lecture if you are an aspiring Scotch Game player, and we have shown how many critical situations should be approached. Complete your knowledge of the Scotch opening today!

Here is what you will learn:

• Learn from IM Danny Rensch's best games!
• Learn the key plans and tactics for both sides!
• Learn how to reach the most commonly played ending in the Scotch!

### A Theoretically Important Position

This position is a critical one in terms of opening theory.
6 Challenges

### Two Pieces Outplay the Rooks!

Here we continue our study of this Unbalanced Material Ending (meaning a position where points are roughly the same, but the pieces play totally different).
3 Challenges

### Technique and Calculation

Here we see the climax of my advantage against Alex Lenderman from High School Nationals roughly 5 years ago.
7 Challenges

### Mieses Endings Continued...

Here we continue our study of the typically reached Unbalanced Material Endgame, via the Mieses Variation.
5 Challenges

In positions with material imbalances, there are two factors to consider when evaluating who is better. The first one is the pawn structure. The second factor king safety. Its.
6 Challenges

### Rook In Its Element...

Not to give the impression that the two pieces will always outplay the rook, here is a perfect example of a situation where the rook dominates the two pieces.
8 Challenges

### Theoretically best...

Don't worry, we only have 4 more lessons from this wonderful ending!
7 Challenges

### Rook In Its Element #2

As we near the conclusion of our course, we take some time to see two lessons displaying the power of the rooks when they control the open board.
6 Challenges

### ROOKS In Their Element...

Against tough defense, even if your advantage is clear in one area, you generally need a second target or point of attack.
8 Challenges

### Mieses Finale

Finally we have reached the Finale... In our climax position we are covering a sideline of the Mieses that is of extreme importance.
8 Challenges

### Complete Scotch #1:The Mieses Endgames

Endgames
10 Lessons
No Videos
64 Challenges
Released July 10, 2009
21,609 Students