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Stalemate Tricks

Stalemate Tricks

FM FunMasterMike Jul 16, 2018 45114 Views 9 min
So you're completely lost, huh? Wait! Don't resign! There may just be one last trick in the bag. Watch and see how you might be able to save a horrible position, sometimes by sending your pieces over the waterfall!
Underpromotion

Underpromotion

FM FunMasterMike Jun 1, 2016 70969 Views 8 min
Everyone knows that when a pawn reaches the end of the board, you get a new queen, right? Except when you don’t. FM Mike Klein shows you some crazy reasons why you would want a different piece instead.
Keeping the Tempo: And in the End - Part 1

Keeping the Tempo: And in the End - Part 1

ChessKidTV Feb 3, 2014 3209 Views 36 min
Everything you ever needed to know about king and one pawn versus king! Literally, everything! You have to get down cold chesskids so you'll be able to beat those high-rated players after you snatch and pawn and trade into the endgame. Later, you'll see a famous chess "study" - the solution is always beautiful and there's a trick or two you have to avoid. Warning: one of the seldom-used rules of chess will become important, but which one?