Mastering the Endgame

Mastering the Endgame

Become an endgame master!

Do you want to improve your endgame play? Do you want to know what chess endgames are all about? Then this is the course for you! To play all endgames well, you need to master king and pawn endings. IM Anna Rudolf covers basic king and pawn endings that you should know well, along with more complicated endgames by top players that you can emulate. Learn how to activate your king and win with just a few pieces left on the board!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn how to determine if a king and pawn ending is a win!
  • Learn endgame strategies that can be applied in any ending!
  • Learn about key squares, opposition, and other crucial endgame concepts!

"It's nice the way she concentrates on the ideas and not just variations. More endgames from Anna, please." - Chess.com member Staunton1851

"This video was easy to follow and understand, yet very instructive. Good job of explaining things, Anna!" - Chess.com member Rich1026

King And Pawn Endgames: Tips And Tricks

King And Pawn Endgames: Tips And Tricks

Learn essential king and pawn endgames and know which trades to make or avoid to bring home the full point.
19 min
5 Challenges
King And Pawn Endgames: Airplanes And Minefields

King And Pawn Endgames: Airplanes And Minefields

What does an airplane have to do with pawn endgames? Find out this secret and many more endgame essentials from IM Anna Rudolph.
5 Challenges
The Active King in the Endgame

The Active King in the Endgame

King activity is often the biggest difference between the middlegame and endgame. IM Anna Rudolf shows how to gain the upper hand by activating your king!
19 min
5 Challenges
Attacking with the King

Attacking with the King

Did you know that your king can become a powerful attacking piece in the endgame? Let IM Anna Rudolf show you how you can transform your king from a weakling into a warrior!
18 min
5 Challenges
The Outside Passed Pawn

The Outside Passed Pawn

The outside passed pawn is one of the most powerful forces in the endgame. IM Anna Rudolf will show you how a pawn can be your best friend!
14 min
5 Challenges

Mastering the Endgame

Endgames
5 Lessons
70 Minutes
25 Challenges
Released March 5, 2019
24,447 Students