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King in the Center

by • April 25, 2014 • Endgame Fundamentals, FeaturedComments (0)1224

By Donny Gray Back in the olden days, late 1970’s, GM Larry Christiansen came to Little Rock Arkansas to give an exhibition and lecture. My rating then was around 1800 give or take a rating point or two. Two things stand out about his visit to me that day. During his lecture I got up the [&hellip...

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Dominance

March 29, 2014 • Endgame Fundamentals, Featured1687

One of my favorite chess books is Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies, by Ghenrikh Kasparyan. It is solely about how to dominate your opponent’s pieces. Domination is a way to say that even though a piece has a wide choice of squares, it cannot avoid...