Endgame Magic with GM Karsten Müller

by ChessBase
9/18/2012 – Endgame knowledge is not easy to acquire and for this reason it is a valuable weapon in practical tournament play. In his Endgame Magic Show on Playchess, the well-known endgame expert GM Karsten Müller will assist you with a bunch of practical endgames. He shows how to handle the positions, which will help improve your results. An example and more information.

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Karsten Müller, critically acclaimed and popular author of many DVDs and books, has his own show on playchess.com. Once a month he presents selected examples from practical endgame play and shares his vast practical and theoretical endgame knowledge with the public. You can ask Karsten questions during the show and you can also just relax, lean back and let yourself be quietly entertained and instructed.

The following example is from the the Olympiad 2012. Nakamura had the white pieces against Kramnik and is to move and win. Try to solve the position for yourself and you will be well prepared for the Endgame Magic Show, Tuesday 4 pm.

The show starts at 4 p.m. or 15:00h British time = 16:00h CET, 18:00h Moscow, 8:30 p.m. Chennai, 23:00h Beijing, 02:00 a.m. Melbourne, 04:00 a.m. Auckland, 7 a.m. San José, 10 a.m. New York. You can check your location here

Here's an example from the last episode of the Endgame Magic Show from December 2011:


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About the author:

Born 1970, Karsten Müller has a world-wide reputation as one of the greatest endgame experts. He has, together with Frank Lamprecht written a book on the subject: “Basics of chess endgames” in addition to other contributions such as his column on the website ChessCafe as well as in ChessBase Magazine. Karsten 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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