Karsten Müller’s Endgame Magic Show #179: Best endgames of 2021

by Karsten Müller
1/24/2022 – In the Endgame Magic Show #179 Karsten Müller and Arne Kähler take a look at some of the best endgames played in 2021. Karsten's favourite is game six of the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi, arguably the decisive game of the match. Arne had another favourite - a fine endgame from the Sitges Open. But what is your favorite endgame of 2021? Share it in the comments! | You can watch the Endgame Magic Show on-demand with a ChessBase Premium account.

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Endgame Magic #179

This interesting pawn endgame occurred in a game between Nihal Sarin and Nikolozi Kacharava, played at the Sitges Open 2021. It is Black to move and draw. Do you see what Black has to do?


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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.


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