CBM Endgame training: Mikhalevski's Majorities, breakthroughs, exchanges

10/22/2011 – ChessBase Magazine excels with a world-class endgame section. Our resident expert GM Karsten Müller keeps a watchful eye for interesting examples from current tournament play. Here for your weekend study are three examples, all derived from games played this month. You can study Dr Müller's analysis or download the games for later review. Look, learn and enjoy.

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Mikhalevski's Majorities

In a pawn ending majorities on the wings are often very valuable:

Two breakthroughs

In this blocked position the knight is obviously much better than the bishop. But how to make progress?

To exchange or not to exchange that is the question

This is often a crucial problem not only in the endgame:


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Do you like these lessons? There are plenty more by internationally renowned endgame expert Dr Karsten Müller in ChessBase Magazine, where you will also find openings articles and surveys, tactics, and of course annotations by the world's top grandmasters.

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Apart from his regular columns and video lectures in ChessBase Magazine there is a whole series of training DVDs by Karsten Müller, which are bestsellers in the ChessBase Shop.


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