Editor: Dr Tim Harding
© Dr Tim Harding
19 June 2016
This page lists and links to the various 7-man endgames analysed by Tim Harding with the invaluable assistance of the Lomonosov tablebase and "Probe" engine.
Two endgames added in June:
Knight and Pawns beat Bishop: Sorensen-Kolbak which decided the bronze medal at the recent European Senior Championship.
Rook versus Pawns: a simple example, Fressinet-Caruana from the Paris Grand Tour Rapid in early June.
Four endgames for February:
Bishop, Knight and Pawn beat Rook and Pawn: Harikrishna-Aravind from Gibraltar.
Knight & Pawn versus Bishop, Menna-Esserman from Gibraltar
Two misplayed R+2 v R+1 endings from Wijk aan Zee:
Connected Pawns: Nisipeanu-Adhiban
Split Pawns: Giri-Hou Yifan
Three endgames for January:
Rook and Pawn versus Bishop and Two: The defence fails
Rook versus Bishop and Two: The defence fails again
Rook and Two versus Rook and passed pawn (a little-known game absent from most databases)
Endgames for December, from the World Senior Championship in Italy:
Missed opportunity to save a knight endgame
Knight and two pawns win versus Bishop and pawn
Endgames for November:
Transition from queen ending to pawn ending (Yu Yangyi)
Double rook ending with extra B: Ding Liren v. Anish Giri
Endgames for October:
Rook ending leading to Queen versus Rook
Endgames for September:
Rook versus Bishop from the 2015 British Championship
Knight versus Bishop: corresponding squares
Three endgames for August:
A tricky endgame won by GM Michael Adams
A runaway passed pawn from the 2015 British Championship
Winning with Rook, Knight & Pawn versus Rook & Knight
Three endgames were posted in July:
A classic Blackburne rook ending,
and a tricky knight endgame from a junior international team tournament played last month in Ireland.
The first two articles in the series are still available:
Two practical queen endgames.
A theoretical rook endgame.