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JoshSpecht - Endgame Study: Williams 1894 [4:12] 
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 JoshSpecht - Endgame Study: Williams 1894 [4:12]
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Sat Aug 25, 2007 11:08 pm
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I watched this one on youtube earlier and it's a great video!

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Sat Aug 25, 2007 11:58 pm
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Thanks for another great endgame lesson. This is really good to know, and sadly I kept wondering "why didn't you take the a pawn en passant?" until I realized that was stalemate. :-)

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Sun Aug 26, 2007 12:03 am
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Nice video! I managed to find the correct answer, because I remembered that idea from a game Shirov - Aronian ( http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1437581 ).


Sun Aug 26, 2007 2:36 am
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Glad you like it. Wow, thanks for the link poGGa! That's a really great game and it shows that these studies definitely have practical importance.

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Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:20 am
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Lev Alburt has a similar endgame in his Chess Training Pocket Book. I really like the way you show us the reason moves don't work. It helps to understand why the correct moves work.


Sun Aug 26, 2007 11:42 am
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Thanks :)

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Sun Aug 26, 2007 12:19 pm
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graet.Thank you.


Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:14 pm
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 Re: JoshSpecht - Endgame Study: Williams 1894 [4:12]
That was brilliant and really informative! Many Thanks!!


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