Studying Chess endgames is crucial! In this lesson, we will go over the royal diagonal idea, which is extremely important and basic. However, it is unknown by so many advanced players. It is simply a great tool to have in your toolbox!
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I have never heard the term "Royal Diagonal". However, to me – as a mathematician – the idea behind it is rather trivial.A common exercise in probability theory or combinatorics is to compute the number of shortest paths for a king from a specific field to another one.
Thanks for the lesson
in second example if we move Kc3 so if a3 b4
Or black can forcelly get opposition
Amazing as Always!
Hola. Gracias por abrirnos la posibilidades que ignoraba. Me gustó mucho el caso dos. Yo hubiera perdido. Saludos
First of all, I don't know why everyone says that endgame is boring. I find it really interesting, specially when I'm about to checkmate the other king.😆
And the other thing is that, I've seen this same topic in many lessons on youtube. To be honest, I've never got the idea correctly. You are too easy to understand. 🤗
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i never heard of this principle i will study it now thank you sooooo muuuucchhh !! i study end games too its very fun heheh your channel is simply amazinnng i review and i review all playlist everyday and its amazing thank you sooo much
i realy injoy this lesson !!! short but very helpfull thank you master !
Thank you very much.
Wow! First time I heard of both royal diagonal and rogue spawn…thanks!!!
Btw I'm here from chess.com
I feel like Endgames are the most interesting part of the game, they are a reward for the players who have both mastered the opening and middlegame.
Sir can u finish this course faster plz
I was familiar with the idea in the first position, but the second position took me a little while. At first I was looking at Kc3 and after a3 figuring out if b3 or b4 worked, and I think I have seen a similar position with an idea like that, or at least the one where the king goes to the pawn via b1 a2 if you are familiar. But very instructive, I plan on presenting this to some of the people I work with
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Thanks for this 😁 should how to draw when opponent think he is winning.
Couldn't do the 1 st one but did the 2 nd one 👍👍
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Many thanks Robert. I sort of know this as shouldering. However I prefer Royal diagonal. It reminds me to look for a diagonal. I will look at your other endgames shortly. Well explained and easy to understand.
And the endgames videos are the best videos in chess. And u r the number one Coach in u tube
Amazing is chess how that a certain move makes the whole difference especially at the end.
It's sad that this video has so few likes as this is such an important concept to learn. We fight all game to get a pawn up or to get a better positional ending and it's so easy to throw it all away with just one mistake. Or maybe you are black and you will know how you might be able to draw if white plays the wrong move.
Good lesson and I don't think endgame instruction is boring.
Very very good!!!!
I personally love endgames, because most people don't study them, so i know, that if I get to an endgame with pawns i win 80% of times on my rating.
I would go King d5 keeping opposition, and not in fact moving further away from the pawn
9:08 Kc3 to cut off the black king, afterwards it should be a simple matter of pushing the pawn.
8:51 Rey en d5 para tomar la oposición contra el rey negro y evitar que negras forcen stalemate (?) Esa fue mi mejor idea, profe. Saludos.
This is an awesome lesson!
Hope I get to this position in a game I can't afford to lose!
King should always go diagonally a Chess coach has told me earlier
Now more clear thanks dear
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