Endgame is a very special phase of the game. It is not only special because each pawn, tempi and a wrong move can lead to a disaster, but also because endgame is decisive. Memorization and tactics won’t be as useful here. Success mostly depends on the fundamental understanding of simple positions and technical skill. If you want to progress as a chess player working on endgames is the must. It is literally impossible to become a strong player without a deep understanding of simple endings.
Today we will look at some of the finest examples of endgame play.