Karsten Müller’s Endgame Magic #167: Endgame highlights from the Bundesliga

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10/25/2021 – In the Endgame Magic Show #167 Karsten Müller Arne and Karsten discuss endgame highlights from the Bundesliga, one of the world's strongest national team championships. | You can watch the Endgame Magic Show on-demand with a ChessBase Premium account.

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Endgame Magic #167

The recently finished 2019-2021 Bundesliga season was the longest in the history of the league. A few months after it started the Corona pandemic brought it to a halt after eight rounds had been played and after a long delay the last seven rounds of the season were played in Berlin in October. In the end, the perennial winner, the team of Baden-Baden, won again.

Karsten and Arne look at some of the many fascinating endgames that were played in Berlin. The diagram below shows a pawn endgame from a game between Matthias Bluebaum and Igor Kovalenko. It is Black to move and win. But how?


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