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GingerGM - Arkell’s Endings

GM Keith Arkell - 2 DVDs
With chess booming online and time controls becoming ever faster, mastery of the endgame has never been so important. A few positions can be memorized; most rely on feel. How would you go about converting an extra pawn in a rook endgame and would you have any idea how to even try to win bishop and knight against knight and pawn?
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With chess booming online and time controls becoming ever faster, mastery of the endgame has never been so important. A few positions can be memorized; most rely on feel. How would you go about converting an extra pawn in a rook endgame and would you have any idea how to even try to win bishop and knight against knight and pawn? 

 

In Arkell’s Endings, acclaimed endgame expert Keith Arkell guides you through some of his finest games – and grinds. Making good use of clear explanation, not a wealth of variations, he should convince even the most ardent of opening theoreticians and attacking experts that endgames can be enjoyable, as well as beautiful on occasion.

Not only will you enhance your intuition in the final stages of the game, but you will also never again write off an endgame as dull or a draw. You will also learn plenty about the Minority Attack and Arkell’s Scale of Pawns, which may mean you will no longer look favourably on trading an e-pawn for a d-pawn.

There is so much more to Keith Arkell’s chess prowess than just his endgame mastery. Throughout, his creativity and sheer resourcefulness shine through, with the Ginger GM demonstrating that one should never allow Arkell to advance his g-pawn as Black, or even to attack.

What you will learn

  • Ilfeld vs Arkell – Lesson in minority attack and two weaknesses  
  • K.Arkell vs N.Bradbury – Carlsbad structure without queens  
  • K.Arkell vs a. Ledger – Converting with 4 vs 3 on the kingside  
  • K.Arkell vs Toma – Knight dominating bishop  
  • J.Sugden vs K.Arkell – Typical caro rook ending  
  • K.Arkell vs J.Holland – Assessing k+ 
  • K.Arkell vs M.Suba – Double rook endgame  
  • J.Houska vs K.Arkell – Two bishops  
  • K.Arkell vs M.Hebden – Old rivals  
  • K.Arkell vs S.Milliet – Double isolated dpawns  
  • K.Arkell vs J.Spreeuw – Don’t be afraid to swap pawns  
  • K.Arkell vs V.Kotronias – Good or bad bishop 
  • Certek vs Arkell – Patience whilst nurturing the two bishops  
  • K.Arkell vs S.Franklin – Knight endgame  
  • K.Arkell vs R.Byrne – Fortress question  
  • K.Arkell vs T.Kosten – Playing for mate in a pawnless endgame  
  • K.Arkell vs M.Wadsworth – 5 vs 4 
Product Specifications
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ISBN Does not apply
Host GM Keith Arkell
Publication Date Feb 16, 2022
Runtime 11+ Hours
Region Lock None - Playable Anywhere
Hardware Requirements Standard DVD Player
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