ARTISTIC Chess Endgames Must Be Part Of Your Training! Lesson # 159

Chess Players! Have you ever solved artistic endgames? Do you know what they are? These kind of exercises are basically made up in a way that they challenge our Chess abilities in a whole new level. They are not from real Chess games, but if we used them properly, we are going to develop skills in a way we never thought we could. Just give it a try and let me know what you think 👍


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Answer to Exercise # 2:

1. Bb1, a1=Q+ 2. Kb5, Bg3! (if 2…, Qa3 3.g7 +-) 3. g7, Bb8 4. g8=B (yes, you need a bishop so that Black cannot sac their queen and get in stalemate position 😎) 4…, Bf4 5. Bga2, Bxd2 6. f6!, Bf4 7. f7, Bd6 8. Kc6, Bf8 9.Kc7! followed by Bd5#

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  1. Hello guys! The answer to the second exercise is in the description 👍

  2. Going to watch it again. I followed your logic and recognize the utility of the exercise. For those willing to devote time and effort the next level is in grasp.

  3. That book looks good, I will make sure to pick it up! Thank you again for your videos, I really learned a lot from a lot of them.

  4. If you could play some tournament and analyze your games with us …..that would be pretty cool….

  5. Original way to work on endgames…I wish I would 👍🇨🇵

  6. Hello Coach! Could you please make a short 5-10 minute video onwhat do against 8.Re1 in the Na6 line of the Classical KID? I have seen from your games 8.d5 and 8.Be3 but have no clue about the Re1 stuff.
    Also in the mainline(e5 before Na6) I have seen an annoying gambit line (Kozul Gambit) with 13.Rc1 and 14.c5!? . Please look into this and reply back because you are the only expert on KID whom I can ask doubts. Thanks in advance ☺️

  7. I am so happy ! Before going to sleep I put the pieces on a real chessboard and thought about it ( second pattern ). I came back to this video today to check if i was right, and … I was !
    Thank you coach, that is a great exercise !

  8. I thought I got the first one but I miss that Bd4 to prevent my promotion. Still need a lot of practices. 😅

  9. 3:30

    The move is Nd6+.. After that every move is losing for black😂.. Only one thing black could do.. RESIGN

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