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My Legendary Endgames

My Legendary Endgames

How does a chess legend play in the endgame?

Join GM and five-time US Champion, Gata Kamsky, as he demonstrates how to play endgames against the best players in the world.

  • How did Kamsky swindle a draw from a lost position against Vishy Anand?
  • Learn from Kamsky's amazing endgame that eliminated Veselin Topalov in a candidates match.
  • See how to use the bishop-pair to win otherwise quiet positions.
  • Check out Kamsky's win from a nearly symmetrical position against the prodigy, Arjun Erigaisi.
  • How can you win an endgame against endgame wizard, Anatoly Karpov?
Endgame Against The Master: My Legendary Endgames

Endgame Against The Master: My Legendary Endgames

How do you win an endgame against an endgame wizard like world champion, Karpov? GM Gata Kamsky demonstrates how he did it in his debut lesson for Chess.com!
18 min
5 Challenges
Swindling Anand: Legendary Endgames

Swindling Anand: Legendary Endgames

Vishy Anand is one of the greatest players of all time, but Gata Kamsky defeated him in a candidates match in 1994. One key was this amazing endgame that allowed Kamsky to save the match.
11 min
5 Challenges
The Topalov Match: Legendary Endgames

The Topalov Match: Legendary Endgames

GM Veselin Topalov hoped to earn a world title rematch with Anand, but he ran into Gata Kamsky! Kamsky took an early lead and only had to survive one last endgame to win the match.
9 min
5 Challenges
Not Drawn Yet: Legendary Endgames

Not Drawn Yet: Legendary Endgames

Arjun Erigaisi is one of the top young players in the world today. Along the way, he learned a valuable endgame lesson from GM Kamsky. You can't relax too early in a chess game!
10 min
5 Challenges
The Power Of The Bishop Pair: Legendary Endgames

The Power Of The Bishop Pair: Legendary Endgames

How can you use two bishops to win otherwise even positions? GM Gata Kamsky is an expert at converting small advantages into victory. Check out these smooth wins against GMs Holt and Shankland.
18 min
5 Challenges

My Legendary Endgames

Endgames
5 Lessons
66 Minutes
25 Challenges
Released June 14, 2022
3,505 Students