Converting Imbalances in Chess Endgames 💪 IM Keaton Kiewra (Endgame Renaissance)

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Too many club players limit themselves by failing to develop good endgame understanding and technique. It is this one area that keeps 90% of players firmly in the club player bracket when they are capable of so much more.

And these skills that will deepen your understanding and sharpen your technique in all phases of the game, not only the endgame.

In this video, experienced chess coach and 9-times Nebraska Champion IM Keaton Kiewra trains you in the skills needed for success in the endgame. It’s a preview of his full Endgame Renaissance course in which IM Kiewra provides you with valuable guiding principles that will serve you well for years to come.

First, Keaton discusses the key imbalance between Knights and Bishops. The bishop vs. knight imbalance is one of the most significant imbalances in chess. In theory, both pieces are worth 3 points. However, the pieces are very different from one another and have their own strengths and weaknesses.

That’s why it’s important to know in which situations the knight is stronger and in which the bishop is better. Try to use your knowledge of the bishop vs. knight imbalance to steer the position towards a favorable situation.

One of the key advantages of a bishop over a knight is that bishops are long-range pieces. The bishop can quickly move from one side of the board to the other. For this reason, bishops are usually better than knights in endgames with pawns on both sides of the board.

On the other hand, the main disadvantage of a bishop is that it can only travel on one color. Therefore, the knight usually performs better in positions where time is not a factor. In closed positions, for example, the knight has time to outmaneuver the bishop as it can reach every square on the chessboard. A single bishop can only control half of the squares on the board.

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  1. Should write a book !!!!!!!,👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌

  2. Which software should I use for white board videos ,and how can I get it for free?

  3. In the final position, it takes a lot of checks to win the pawn on h2.

    Is there a PGN for the game?

  4. That's a very odd title to this video … Since having an imbalance in the position does not necessarily mean one has an advantage, what exactly do they mean by 'converting an imbalance' … I guess it should be called how to play with an imbalance

  5. it would help to flip the colors so that we can see it from your perspective…

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