Endgame Magic #200 - with Hou Yifan!

by Karsten Müller
6/27/2022 – In the Endgame Magic Show #200 Karsten has a very special guest: Hou Yifan, four-time Women's World Champion and still the number one on the women's ranking list though the 28-year is semi-retired after becoming a professor at Shenzhen University in 2020. In the show Karsten and Hou look at endgames from Hou's illustrious career. This Endgame Magic Show is free for all. | Photo: mp.weixin.qq.com

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Endgame Magic #200

In 2010, when she was just 16 years old, Hou Yifan, born 27 February 1994, became Women's World Champion, and after Maia Chiburdanidze and Judit Polgar she is the third woman who made it to the world's top 100.

in her illustrious career Hou Yifan has played against many top players, and in the following example her endgame skills helped her to draw against former World Champion Vishy Anand. What should White do in this tricky pawn endgame?



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Karsten Müller is considered to be one of the greatest endgame experts in the world. His books on the endgame - among them "Fundamentals of Chess Endings", co-authored with Frank Lamprecht, that helped to improve Magnus Carlsen's endgame knowledge - and his endgame columns for the ChessCafe website and the ChessBase Magazine helped to establish and to confirm this reputation. Karsten's Fritztrainer DVDs on the endgame are bestsellers. The mathematician with a PhD lives in Hamburg, and for more than 25 years he has been scoring points for the Hamburger Schachklub (HSK) in the Bundesliga.