Endgame Magic with Karsten Mueller and Simon Williams

by Karsten Müller
5/2/2019 – Two EMs in one week, oh my! Karsten is joined by Grandmaster and prolific ChessBase FritzTrainer author Simon Williams. Live at 13:00 UTC (15:00 CEST; 9:00 AM EDT) and on-demand for ChessBase account holders. Don't have an account yet? You can register a free 90-day account to watch!

The Tactical Chigorin The Tactical Chigorin

Opening with the Chigorin shows your intention to play for a win right from the outset. After 2...Nc6 Black's pieces fly into the game putting pressure on White's position from a very early stage. This opening is ideal for the type of player who strives for an unconvential yet attacking game right from the start.

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Endgame Magic #128

In the Endgame Magic Show, I invite strong players and show recent examples of the tournament praxis for a live exchange, usually at 13:00 UTC (15:00 CEST; 9:00 AM EDT).

Simon Williams is an exciting and popular GM, commentator and streamer. The 'Ginger GM' and I pay special attention to  recent endgames and Simon's own endgame trials and tribulations.

Here's but one example, from the recently concluded Grenke Chess Classic 2019 in Karlsruhe:

 

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This week

Guest: GM Simon Williams

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Chess Endgames 1 to 14

All endgame DVDs by Karsten Müller in one package! More than 70 hours of instruction! from "Basic knowledge for beginners" (volume 1) to "Practical Rook Endgames" (volume 8) to the ever-popular "Golden Guidelines of Endgame Play" (volume 14).

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Endgames are the soul of the chess games. This could be a phrase from GM Karsten Mueller. The German grandmaster is one of the leading experts when it comes to endgames, with numerous published books and DVDs about this phase of the game. The Endgame Magic show is one of the major features of the video portal.


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Karsten Mueller goes on air around once a month, always inviting a guest into his endgame world to discuss recent examples. But he also tests his guests with their very own endgames. Watch anytime with a ChessBase Premium account.


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Karsten Müller, born 1970, has a world-wide reputation as one of the greatest endgame experts. He has, together with Frank Lamprecht, written a book on the subject: “Fundamental Chess Endgames” in addition to other contributions such as his column on the website ChessCafe as well as in ChessBase Magazine. Müller's ChessBase-DVDs about endgames in Fritztrainer-Format are bestsellers. The PhD in mathematics lives in Hamburg, where he has also been hunting down points for the HSK in the Bundesliga for many years.
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